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Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP was recognized in an article by the Ventura County Star regarding local businesses announcing honors, new hires, and other developments. The article recognizes appellate attorney Wendy Lascher being named to the 2016 Southern California Super … Continue reading
On January 17, 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) implemented a new fee schedule, lowering the cost of certain trademark fees and introducing a new “Reduced Fee” trademark application form. The revised schedule decreased some application types … Continue reading
Children of all abilities are entitled to an education that will help them prosper. For some children this includes extensive evaluations and meetings that lead to participation in special education and other educational services. For any parent, it is helpful … Continue reading
Under California law, spouses owe fiduciary duties to each other that mirror those owed between business partners. Those fiduciary duties, however, end upon the entry of a divorce judgment and distribution of the community’s assets. Now, imagine that, in addition … Continue reading
Congratulations to FCOP administrator Sandie Barron! Sandie was named one of the Top 50 Women in Business by the Pacific Coast Business Times, which covers Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Way to go, Sandie! Well-deserved!
(January 28, 2015) “California’s Evolving Fracking Regulation”, published in Wednesday’s edition of the Daily Journal (page 5).
(December 9, 2014) “Substantial factor, substantially confusing”, published in Tuesday’s edition of the Daily Journal (page 7).
Startup Lessons Learned Entrepreneurship is all the rage today. When we think of it, most of us picture innovators like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Tony Hsieh, Sara Blakely, and Elon Musk. That is, we think of people who do novel things—what … Continue reading
With the promise that “more is coming,” Governor Brown signed AB 1522 into law and so, beginning on July 1, 2015, almost every employer in California must provide paid sick leave to all of their employees. While the initial amount … Continue reading