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December 16, 2020

KWIKH Partner David Swift Appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court

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Several news outlets covered Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent appointment of longtime KWIKH partner David Swift to the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is among 19 California superior court judges who were appointed on November 13, ......

October 21, 2020

Jonathan Steinsapir Speaks to Bloomberg Law on Gorilla Glue Trade Dress Claims

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Kyle Jahner's Bloomberg Law article "Gorilla Glue Faces Packing Trial After 11th Cir. Revival," which discusses the newly revived claims that Gorilla Glue Co.'s GorillaWeld adhesive infringed the trade dress of J-B Weld Co....

October 19, 2020

KWIKH Wins Trial for SeaWorld of Activist-Backed Lawsuit

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KWIKH’s SeaWorld team (Larry Iser, Kristen Spanier, Kat Kleindienst, and paralegal Chris Avalos) prevailed in the trial of a consumer fraud lawsuit conceived of and backed by anti-SeaWorld advocacy group Earth Island Institute, pending in ......

October 16, 2020

KWIKH Prevails in Lawsuit for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

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Michael Kump, Jon Steinsapir and Nick Soltman represented Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, in a lawsuit filed in state court in July 2020 concerning intrusive and illegal photographs ......

October 5, 2020

KWIKH’s SeaWorld Team Obtains Dismissal of Consumer Fraud Putative Class Action

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KWIKH’s SeaWorld team (Larry Iser, Kristen Spanier and Kat Kleindienst) have obtained dismissal of a consumer fraud putative class action against SeaWorld relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California....

September 3, 2020

Larry Iser Quoted in Vanguard Feature on Roland Corporation’s GC Jun Yamato

Larry Iser was recently quoted in Jason Pafundi’s Vanguard article “Jun Yamato – Roland Corporation US,” which details the storied career of Jun Yamato, Vice President and General Counsel at Roland Corporation U.S. The article ......

August 19, 2020

Larry Iser Appears on The Star Podcast “This Matters”

Larry Iser was recently a featured guest on an episode of The Toronto Star’s podcast “This Matters.” Larry spoke to host Raju Mudhar about Neil Young’s lawsuit against Donald Trump, as well as other cases ......

August 4, 2020

Larry Iser Speaks Extensively to Media on Neil Young’s Lawsuit Over Political Campaign Songs

KWIKH Managing Partner Larry Iser was recently quoted in Rolling Stone, the New York Times, Billboard, Deadline, Variety and Forbes on musician Neil Young’s high-profile lawsuit against Donald Trump over the use of his songs at political campaign rallies....

July 27, 2020

Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser Named to Billboard’s 2020 “Top Music Lawyers”

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The firm would like to congratulate Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser for being selected to Billboard’s prestigious “Top Music Lawyers” list for 2020. Billboard highlighted Weitzman’s work with Michael Jackson’s estate and his representation of clients including Justin Bieber, ......

July 15, 2020

Aaron Liskin Appointed to Youth Emerging Stronger Board of Directors

The firm is pleased to announce that partner Aaron Liskin was recently appointed to the Youth Emerging Stronger (YES) Board of Directors. YES serves local 12-24 year old youth who are experiencing homelessness, and offers them educational and enrichment programs ......

June 16, 2020

Jonathan Steinsapir Speaks to Billboard on Concert Venues and COVID-19 Liability

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Claudia Rosenbaum’s Billboard article “Concert Venues Are Reopening Across America. Could Lawsuits Follow?”...

May 8, 2020

KWIKH Prevails as Appeals Court Hands Michael Jackson Estate Huge Win

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The Estate of Michael Jackson, represented by KWIKH’s Howard Weitzman, Jonathan Steinsapir and Zachary Elsea scored a total victory in Quincy Jones v. MJJ Productions, Inc. when an appeals court reversed a $9.4 million 2017 verdict regarding royalties from Michael...