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Matt Brinker


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Matt Brinker


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Corporate and Business Publications

Contributing Author, Corporate Practice Series Portfolio No. 92: Benefit Corporations, Bloomberg BNA, 2013.

Drafting Author, The Need and Rationale for the Benefit Corporation, Benefit Corporation White Paper, 2012.


Speaking Engagements 

Is the Benefit Corporation Structure Right for You?, B Lab Workshop, Gilsum, NH, October 2014.

For Good and For Profit: Which For-Profit Business Form Is Right for You?, 2013 Social Venture Institute of the Sustainable Business Network, Philadelphia, PA, October 2013.

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Barry L. Cohen


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Barry L. Cohen


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, The Trademark Preliminary Injunction, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, April 2016.

Speaker, 2nd Annual CLE in the Gardens, State Bar of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, April 2016.

Speaker, 21st Annual IP Institute, State Board of Georgia, Amelia Island, FL, September 2015.

Speaker and US Program Leader, INTA's 137th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2015.

Course co-planner and speaker, Mock Preliminary Injunction Argument (Trademark Infringement), 9th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 28-29, 2015. 

Speaker, INTA's 136th Annual Meeting, Hong Kong, May 2014.

Speaker, INTA's 135th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 2013.

Speaker, INTA’s 134th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 2012.

Course Planner and speaker, PBI’s 6th Annual IP Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

Course Planner, PBI’s 5th Annual IP LAW Institute, Philadelphia, PA, April 2011.

Speaker, IQPC Global IP Exchange, Amelia Island, FL, March 2011.

Speaker, Business Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010.

Participant as Counsel for Plaintiff, Mock Preliminary Injunction Hearing – Trademark Infringement, 25th Annual IP Law Conference of ABA's Section of Intellectual Property Law, April 2010. 

Course Planner, PBI’s 4th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, April 2010. 

Presenter, The Fundamentals for Protecting Your Competitive Edge: Using Intellectual Property Law To Protect Your Company’s Assets and Fend off Your Competition, Pittsburgh seminar, March 2010.

Presenter, IP Licensing Agreements: Fundamentals, Strategies & Considerations, Pittsburgh seminar, October 2009. 


PUBLICATIONS 

'Hey, I Own That!' Safeguarding Brands and Marks, and Civility & Professionalism in the Courtroom and Practice, Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Gulf Coast Conference, Marco Island, Florida, January 2009.

US Legal System in IP Cases, IQPC Global Patent Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2008.

Extraordinary Remedies & Counterfeits, PBI Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

Pre-Litigation Strategy, Discovery & Experts, PBI Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

IP Licensing Agreements: How to Protect Your Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents, Delaware Valley Association of Corporate Counsel Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 2008.

IP Issues in Business Transactions, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2007.

Stopping Importation of Infringing Products, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2006.

How to Protect Your Company’s IP, PBI Business Lawyers’ Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2006.

Intellectual Property Law Primer, PBI Seminar in Malvern, Pennsylvania, August 2006.

Crafting a Records Management Program, PBI Business Lawyers’ Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2004.

What’s New In New Jersey: Lien Claimant Entitled To Discovery To Prove Claim, Construction Law News, June 2004.

Intellectual Property in Business Transactions, PBI Seminar in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 2004.

E-Commerce Legal and Practical Issues, PBI Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2003.

Creating Centers of Influence, presented at an MC Architects Event in Malvern, Pennsylvania, October 2003.

Guest Lecturer, Intellectual Property Law, James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University, October 2003.

Practical Tips in Intellectual Property Law, ABA Annual IPL Conference, Washington, DC, April 2003.

Knowledge As Power - Using Trade Secrets As An Asset, Smart Business Now Magazine, March 2003.

The End of Dilution?, PBA Intellectual Property Newsletter, Spring 2003.

E-Commerce Legal & Practical Issues, presented at a PBI Seminar in Philadelphia, December 2002.

Guest Lecturer, Drug Products class, James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University, December 2002.

Business Lawyers Institute, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, October 2002.

Intellectual Property in Business Transactions, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, April 2002.

Intellectual Property Insurance & Internet Jurisdiction, PDI Counter Point, January 2002.

Cartoon Spoils Pirate, PBA Intellectual Property Newsletter, Summer 2001.

Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law & E-Commerce, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, April 2001.

Nonpirated Domain Name Problems, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, January 2001.

The Perils of Domain Names, Small Business News Magazine, May 2000.

Understanding the Intellectual Property & Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh, March 2000.

Legal Decisions Related to Media Developments and Anti-Counterfeiting, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, Chicago, October 1999.

Turning Your Business into An Invention, Small Business News Magazine, September 1999.

Software & Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh, May 1999.

What Your Employees Store On Your Computers Can Cost, Small Business News Magazine, May 1999.

Trademark Counterfeiting, Aspen Law & Business Publishers, May 1999 (several authors).

Are Shrink-wrap and Click-wrap Licenses Enforceable?, Pennsylvania Bar News, December 1998.

National Multi-District Injunctions and Orders of Seizure, presented at the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition in Austin, Texas, May 1998.

Counter Attack on Counterfeiting and Diversion, Pharmaceutical International Lawyers Seminar, New York City, January 1998.

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Neil A. Cooper


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Neil A. Cooper


Publications & Speaking Engagements

publicationS

Co-author, Key Considerations for Intellectual Property License Grant Provisions, Angel Venture Fair 2016, April 26, 2016.

Co-author, Pennsylvania Solar Energy: Looking North for Inspiration; The Legal Intelligencer, Energy Supplement, July 2012.

Speaking Engagements 

Panelist, Angel Venture Fair Education Day, Philadelphia, PA, February 2016.

Outsourcing to Grow Profitably for a Small Business Roundtable, SmartCEO, Philadelphia, PA, January 2016.

Basics of Entity Selection, Tax and IP for Small Businesses, The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, Philadelphia, PA, November 2014.

Basics of Debt and Equity Financings for Early Stage Companies, Philly Tech Week, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

Choosing a Legal Entity for Your Startup, Drexel School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, Philadelphia, PA, March 2014.

Essential IP Strategies for Emerging Companies, 8th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, March 2014.

Entrepreneurship Panel, Wharton School Business and Law Association, Philadelphia, PA, February, 2014.

 

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Dustin Covello


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Dustin Covello


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Tax Publications

Ten Takeaways From The New Partnership Audit Rules, November 2015.

Rethinking the Tax Treatment of Government Assistance to Financial Institutions in Light of Treasury’s 2008 Capital Purchase Program, Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institution (with Jonathan Prokup), January 2012.

Transfer Pricing Dispute Resolution, United States, BNA Transfer Pricing Forum Vol 2, No 4 (with Jonathan Prokup), September 2011.


Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Doing Business In a Global Economy, October, 2016.

Panelist, Basics of Entity Selection, Tax and IP for Small Businesses, The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, November 2014.

Panelist, Exit Planning for Growth Companies at The Synergy of Legal and Accounting Strategies, December 2013.

Presenter, What's Next For Offshore Bank Account Holders? at Hot Topics in Federal, State, and Local Taxation, May 2012.

Panelist, Financial Statements 101, An Accounting Primer for Tax Attorneys, ABA Tax Section 2011 Joint Fall CLE Meeting, October 2011.

Panelist, Find a Career in Tax, ABA Tax Section 2010 May Meeting, May 2010.

 

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James Ettelson


Publications & Speaking Engagements

James Ettelson


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Real Estate Publications

Author/Presenter, Title Law From Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, April 28, 2016.

Author/Presenter, Best Practicing for Curing Title Problems, April 28, 2016.

Author/Presenter, Attorney's Guide to Municipal Law/Zoning Considerations, NBI Seminar, February 9, 2016.

Author/Presenter, Commercial Real Estate Title From Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, December 9, 2015.

Lecturer/Author, Legal Descriptions, Title Insurance and Surveys in Real Estate Transactions, NBI Seminar, August 19, 2015.

Author/Presenter, Drafting Legal Descriptions and Easement Agreements to Avoid Disputes, April 21, 2015.

Author/Presenter, Resolving Zoning and Boundary Issues, NBI Seminar, March 2, 2015.

Author/Presenter, Understanding Riparian and Water Rights, Half Moon Education Seminar, December 10, 2014.

Author/Presenter, Remedies to Resolve Property Line Problems, NBI, March 10, 2014.

Author, The Paralegal’s guide to Commercial Real Estate Closings, July 24, 2013.


Speaking Engagements

Co-presenter, Advanced Eminent Domain and Valuation, NBI Seminar, April 19, 2017.

Presenter, Surveys, Plats, Historical Records, Legal Descriptions and Title Insurance, NBI Seminar, December 8, 2016

Author/Presenter, Best Practices for Curing Title Problems, April 28, 2016.

Presenter, Title Law from Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, April 28, 2016. 

Presenter, Adoption and Amendment of Zoning Ordinance and Map, NBI Seminar, March 14, 2016.

Author/Presenter, Attorney's Guide to Municipal Law/Zoning Considerations, NBI Seminar, February 9, 2016.

Lecturer, Ethics, Title Law from Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, April 28, 2015.

Presenter, National Webinar, Guide to Adverse Possession, Institute for Paralegal Education, February 17, 2015. 

Presenter, Complying with Land Use Laws and Regulations, Half Moon Seminar, December 18, 2014.

Lecturer, Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision and Zoning, NBI Seminar, September 14, 2014.

Presenter, Legal Descriptions, NBI Seminar, April 17, 2014. 

Presenter, Tax Aspects of Real Estate Transactions, National Business Institute, December 4, 2013. 

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Matthew Faranda-Diedrich


Publications

Matthew Faranda-Diedrich


Publications

CORPORATE & BUSINESS publications

Co-author, Send in the Clowns: White House Party Crashers Expose Security Issue, The Legal Intelligencer; March 25, 2010.  

Corporate Contracts: A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned, Corporate Law Magazine, June 8, 2009.  

We're Talking About Practice: Use Your Summer to Learn the Ropes of Law Firm Life, The Legal Intelligencer, June 8, 2009.

Co-Author, Indemnification and Fee Advancement: Strategies to Avoid Unwanted Bills, The Legal Intelligencer, April 22, 2009.

Paying an Architect's Ransom: The  Uncertain Cost of Doing Business in Today's Construction Industry, The Legal Intelligencer, August 4, 2008.


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David Gitlin


Publications & Speaking Engagements

David Gitlin


Publications & Speaking Engagements

publicationS

Quoted, Structured Exits: A New Path To Angel Liquidity?, Forbes, October 8, 2015.

Author, Structured Exits: A New Universe of Potential Funding for Companies in Underserved Markets, The Deal, September 2, 2015.

Mentioned, Sealing the Deal: Greenberg Guides Consol's $3.5B Mine Sale, Law360, December 3, 2013.

Mentioned, Murray's $3.5B Consol Coal Mines Buy Gets Antitrust OK," Law360, December 3, 2013.

Mentioned, New Deal: Five Firms Advise $3.5 Billion Sale of W. Va. Coal Mines by Consol, New York Law Journal, October 31, 2013.

Speaking Engagements 

Speaker, Exit Process and Practical Guidelines for Venture Capital Professionals, Young Venture Capital Forum, February 2017.

 

 

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Hope J. Hammer


Publications

Hope J. Hammer


Publications

solar & alternative energy Publications

Co-author, Philadelphia’s Energy/Water Benchmarking Bill: A Challenge and Opportunity for Building Owners, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal; October 26, 2012.  

 

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Marc E. Hirschfield


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Marc E. Hirschfield


Publications & Speaking Engagements

business restructuring & bankruptcy Publications

Co-author, State Law Alternatives May Achieve Results Similar to Chapter 11, Journal of Corporate Renewal, October 2016. 

Author, Healthcare Providers Face Increasing Financial Pressure and Bankruptcy Risk, June 12, 2014.

Author, Disposition of Surplus Assets in Liquidating Bankruptcy Estates, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal article, May 2013.


Speaking Engagements 

Panelist, American Bankruptcy Institute New York City Bankruptcy Conference, May 18, 2017.

Co-Presenter, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defense Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA/UVTA, Strafford CLE webinar, October 18, 2016.

Panelist, Chapter 11 Hot Topics: Make-Whole Premiums and the Trust Indenture Act, Lawline CLE video webinar, May 5, 2016.

Panelist, Chapter 11:  A Primer, Lawline CLE video webinar, March 10, 2016.

Panelist, After Detroit, What You Need to Know About the New Face of Chapter 9, Lawline CLE video webinar, November 5, 2015.

Panelist, Investing in Distressed Debt, Regulatory Fundamentals Group, September 10, 2015.

Panelist, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defenses Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA, Stratford CLE webinar, May 27, 2015.

Featured Speaker, The Madoff Case: Six Years (so far) of Challenges and Triumphs, Judith J. Fitzgerald, Western Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Inns of Court, May 19, 2015.

Panelist, Hedge Fund and Distressed Investing, March 12, 2015.

 

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Jessica L. Itzkowitz


Publications

Jessica L. Itzkowitz


Publications

business restructuring & bankruptcy Publications

Co-author, State Law Alternatives May Achieve Results Similar to Chapter 11, Journal of Corporate Renewal, October 2016. 


 

 

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David S. Kovsky


Publications & Speaking Engagements

David S. Kovsky


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Private Client Services Publications

Co-Author, Alert: IRS Proposes New Regulations To Curtail Valuation Discounts, www.rccblaw.com, August 2016.

Captive Insurance Planning for Businesses and Owners, Legal Intelligencer. 

Once a Pennsylvania Trust Not Always a Pennsylvania Trust, Philadelphia Estate Planning Council Newsletter. 


Speaking Engagements

Tax and Corporate Structuring for Tech Companies, Lawline.

Hot Topics in Federal, State and Local Taxation.

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Timothy J. Levy


Speaking Engagements

Timothy J. Levy


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, Coffee & Capital, University City Science Center, Philadelphia, February 11, 2016.

Speaker, Coffee & Counsel, University City Science Center, Philadelphia, October 28, 2015.

Judge, Wharton Business Plan Competition, Philadelphia, 2015.

Judge, Wharton Business Plan Competition, Philadelphia, 2016.

Speaker, Coffee & Capital & Counsel, University City Science Center, Philadelphia, March 4, 2015.

Speaker, The Life Cycle of a Start-Up Company in the Life Sciences Sector: Formation, Availability of Capital and Perspectives of the Private Equity Market, Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, Philadelphia, November 6, 2014.

Moderator, How to Achieve a Successful Technology M&A Exit, Impact 2014 Capital Conference, Philadelphia, October 29, 2014.

Moderator, Color of Money: While Dollars are all Green, Sources of Capital come in many Colors, Impact 2015 Capital Conference, Philadelphia, November 4, 2015.

 

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Sean S. Litz


Publications

Sean S. Litz


Publications

SOLAR & ALTERNATIVE ENERGY publications

Co-author, Philadelphia’s Energy/Water Benchmarking Bill: A Challenge and Opportunity for Building Owners, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal; October 26, 2012.  

Co-author, Pennsylvania Solar Energy: Looking North for Inspiration; The Legal Intelligencer, Energy Supplement, July 2012.  


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Erin E. McQuiggan


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Erin E. McQuiggan


Publications & Speaking Engagements

publications

Co-Author, Alert: IRS Proposes New Regulations To Curtail Valuation Discounts, www.rccblaw.com, August 2016.

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Fixing a Broken Trust, PBI Seminar, March 23, 2016.

Using Trusts as Building Blocks for your Client’s Estate Plan, PBI, July 2013.

20th Annual Estate Law Institute, speaking on Orphans’ Court Practice, PBI, November 2013.

18th Annual Estate Law Institute, speaking on Orphans’ Court Practice, PBI, November 2011.

Death & Taxes, PBI, June 2011. 

 

 

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Melissa B. Paszamant


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Melissa B. Paszamant


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Publications

Co-Author, Alert: IRS Proposes New Regulations To Curtail Valuation Discounts, www.rccblaw.com, August 2016.

SPEAKING ENgagements

Panelist, Fundamentals of Estate Planning, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, March 2016.

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Ian S. Polonsky


Publications

Ian S. Polonsky


Publications

Corporate and Business 

Co-author, Key Considerations for Intellectual Property License Grant Provisions, Angel Venture Fair 2016, April 26, 2016. 


Litigation

You Can’t Go Home Again: The Righthaven Cases and Copyright Trolling on the Internet, Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, 2012.

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John E. Royer, Jr.


Publications & Speaking Engagements

John E. Royer, Jr.


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Corporate and Business publications 

Co-authored two chapters, J.  McLamb Treatise, Pennsylvania Corporate Law & Practice.

 

speaking engagements

Speaker, Venture Capital Transactions regarding Term Sheet Negotiations, PBI Seminar, 2004.

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Marc Skapof


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Marc Skapof


Publications & Speaking Engagements

business restructuring & bankruptcy Publications

Co-author, State Law Alternatives May Achieve Results Similar to Chapter 11, Journal of Corporate Renewal, October 2016. 

Author, Secured Creditors Beware: Liens May Be Extinguished Under a Chapter 11 Plan, Banking Law Journal, January, 2016.

Author, Stoebner v. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., Slip Op., Law 360, March 20, 2014.

Author, In Re Lindsey Deepens A Divide, Law 360, September 3, 2013.


Speaking Engagements 


Co-Presenter, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defense Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA/UVTA, Strafford CLE webinar, October 18, 2016.

Panelist, Investing in Distressed Debt, webinar presented by Regulatory Fundamentals Group, September 10, 2015.

Panelist, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defenses Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA, 
Stratford CLE webinar, May 27, 2015.

Panelist, Hedge Fund and Distressed Investing program, March 12, 2015.

Panelist, Absolute Priority Rule: How Absolute is Absolute?, Stratford CLE webinar, Aug. 13, 2013.

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Pamela j. Zimlin


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Pamela j. Zimlin


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Corporate and Business publications

Should I Go Into Business With My Best Friend?, DailyWorth, February 9, 2015.

The Smart Guide to Setting up a Startup (Part 1), DailyWorth, May 11, 2015. 

The Smart Guide to Setting up a Startup (Part 2), DailyWorth, July 10, 2015.


Speaking Engagements

Panelist, RR Donnelley SEC Hot Topics Seminar – Capital Markets Update Panel, 2014 and 2015.

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Corporate & Business


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Corporate & Business


Publications & Speaking Engagements

MATT BRINKER

PUBLICATIONS

Contributing Author, Corporate Practice Series Portfolio No. 92: Benefit Corporations, Bloomberg BNA, 2013.

Drafting Author, The Need and Rationale for the Benefit Corporation, Benefit Corporation White Paper, 2012.

 

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, Is the Benefit Corporation Structure Right for You?, B Lab Workshop, Gilsum, NH, October 2014. 

Panelist, For Good and For Profit: Which For-Profit Business Form Is Right for You?, 2013 Social Venture Institute of the Sustainable Business Network, Philadelphia, PA, October 2013.


BARRY L. COHEN

Publications

Extraordinary Remedies & Counterfeits, PBI Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

IP Licensing Agreements: How to Protect Your Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents, Delaware Valley Association of Corporate Counsel Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 2008.

IP Issues in Business Transactions, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2007.

How to Protect Your Company’s IP, PBI Business Lawyers’ Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2006. 

Intellectual Property Law Primer, PBI Seminar in Malvern, Pennsylvania, August 2006. 

Intellectual Property in Business Transactions, PBI Seminar in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 2004. 

E-Commerce Legal and Practical Issues, PBI Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2003. 

Knowledge As Power - Using Trade Secrets As An Asset, Smart Business Now Magazine, March 2003.

E-Commerce Legal & Practical Issues, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, December 2002.

Intellectual Property in Business Transactions, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, April 2002.

Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law & E-Commerce, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, April 2001.

Turning Your Business into An Invention, Small Business News Magazine, September 1999. 

Software & Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh, May 1999.

Are Shrink-wrap and Click-wrap Licenses Enforceable, Pennsylvania Bar News, December 1998.

 

Speaking Engagements

Speaker at Business Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010.

Presenter, The Fundamentals for Protecting Your Competitive Edge: Using Intellectual Property Law To Protect Your Company’s Assets and Fend off Your Competition, Pittsburgh seminar, March 2010.

Presenter, IP Licensing Agreements: Fundamentals, Strategies & Considerations, Pittsburgh seminar, October 2009.


Neil A. Cooper

publication

Co-author, Key Considerations for Intellectual Property License Grant Provisions, Angel Venture Fair 2016, April 26, 2016.

 

speaking engagements

Term Sheets and Private Placements, Angel Venture Fair Education Day, Philadelphia, PA, February 2016. 

Outsourcing to Grow Profitably for a Small Business Roundtable, SmartCEO, Philadelphia, PA, January 2016.

Basics of Entity Selection, Tax and IP for Small Businesses, The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, Philadelphia, PA, November 2014.

Basics of Debt and Equity Financings for Early Stage Companies, Philly Tech Week, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

Choosing a Legal Entity for Your Startup, Drexel School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, Philadelphia, PA, March 2014.

Essential IP Strategies for Emerging Companies, 8th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, March 2014.

Entrepreneurship Panel, Wharton School Business and Law Association, Philadelphia, PA, February, 2014.


MATTHEW FARANDA-DIEDRICH

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, Send in the Clowns: White House Party Crashers Expose Security Issue, The Legal Intelligencer; March 25, 2010.  

Corporate Contracts: A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned, Corporate Law Magazine, June 8, 2009.  

We're Talking About Practice: Use Your Summer to Learn the Ropes of Law Firm Life, The Legal Intelligencer, June 8, 2009.

Co-Author, Indemnification and Fee Advancement: Strategies to Avoid Unwanted Bills, The Legal Intelligencer, April 22, 2009.

Paying an Architect's Ransom: The  Uncertain Cost of Doing Business in Today's Construction Industry, The Legal Intelligencer, August 4, 2008.


DAVID GITLIN

PUBLICATIONS

Quoted, Structured Exits: A New Path To Angel Liquidity?, Forbes, October 8, 2015.

Author, Structured Exits: A New Universe of Potential Funding for Companies in Underserved Markets, The Deal, September 2, 2015.

Mentioned, Sealing the Deal: Greenberg Guides Consol's $3.5B Mine Sale, Law360, December 3, 2013.

Mentioned, Murray's $3.5B Consol Coal Mines Buy Gets Antitrust OK," Law360, December 3, 2013.

Mentioned, New Deal: Five Firms Advise $3.5 Billion Sale of W. Va. Coal Mines by Consol, New York Law Journal, October 31, 2013.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 

Speaker, Exit Process and Practical Guidelines for Venture Capital Professionals, Young Venture Capital Forum, February 2017.


IAN S. POLONSKY

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, Key Considerations for Intellectual Property License Grant Provisions, Angel Venture Fair, April 2016. 


JOHN E. ROYER, Jr.

PUBLICATIONS

Co-authored two chapters, J.  McLamb Treatise, Pennsylvania Corporate Law & Practice.

 

Speaking Engagements

Venture Capital Transactions regarding Term Sheet Negotiations, PBI seminar, 2004.


PAMELA J. ZimliN

PUBLICATIONS

The Smart Guide to Setting up a Startup (Part 2); DailyWorth; July 10, 2015.

The Smart Guide to Setting up a Startup (Part 1); DailyWorth; May 11, 2015.

Should I Go Into Business With My Best Friend?; DailyWorth; February 9, 2015.

 

Speaking Engagements

Panelist in the RR Donnelley SEC Hot Topics Seminar – Capital Markets Update Panel 2014 and 2015.

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International Publications


Publications & Speaking Engagements

International Publications


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Barry Cohen

Speaking Engagements

Speaker and US Program Leader, INTA's 137th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2015.

Speaker at INTA's 136th Annual Meeting, Hong Kong, May 2014.

Speaker at INTA's 135th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 2013.

Speaker at INTA’s 134th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2012.

Speaker at IQPC Global IP Exchange, Amelia Island, Florida, March 2011.


dustin covello

PUBLICATIONS

Panelist, Doing Business In a Global Economy, October, 2016.

Presenter, What's Next For Offshore Bank Account Holders? at Hot Topics in Federal, State, and Local Taxation, May 2012.

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Litigation


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Litigation


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Barry Cohen

Publications

'Hey, I Own That!' Safeguarding Brands and Marks, and Civility & Professionalism in the Courtroom and Practice, Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Gulf Coast Conference, Marco Island, Florida, January 2009.

Trademark Counterfeiting, Aspen Law & Business Publishers, May 1999. (several authors) 

 US Legal System in IP Cases, IQPC Global Patent Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2008.

Pre-Litigation Strategy, Discovery & Experts, PBI Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

Trademark & Copyright Trial, PBI Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2007.

Stopping Importation of Infringing Products, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2006.

Crafting a Records Management Program, PBI Business Lawyers’ Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2004.

What’s New In New Jersey: Lien Claimant Entitled To Discovery To Prove Claim, Construction Law News, June 2004.

Creating Centers of Influence, presented at an MC Architects Event in Malvern, Pennsylvania, October 2003.

Guest Lecturer, Intellectual Property Law, James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University, October 2003.

The End of Dilution? PBA Intellectual Property Newsletter, Spring 2003.

Practical Tips in Intellectual Property Law, ABA Annual IPL Conference, Washington, DC, April 2003.

Guest Lecturer, Drug Products class, James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University, December 2002.

Business Lawyers Institute, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia, October 2002.

Intellectual Property Insurance & Internet Jurisdiction, PDI Counter Point, January 2002.

Cartoon Spoils Pirate, PBA Intellectual Property Newsletter, Summer 2001.

Nonpirated Domain Name Problems, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, January 2001.

The Perils of Domain Names, Small Business News Magazine, May 2000.

Understanding the Intellectual Property & Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999, PBI Seminar, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh, March 2000.

Legal Decisions Related to Media Developments and Anti-Counterfeiting, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, Chicago, October 1999.

What Your Employees Store On Your Computers Can Cost, Small Business News Magazine, May 1999.

National Multi-District Injunctions and Orders of Seizure, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition in Austin, Texas, May 1998.

Counter Attack on Counterfeiting and Diversion, Pharmaceutical International Lawyers Seminar, New York City, January 1998.

 

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, The Trademark Preliminary Injunction, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, April 2016.

Speaker, 2nd Annual CLE in the Gardens, State Bar of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, April 2016.

Speaker, 21st Annual IP Institute, State Board of Georgia, Amelia Island, FL, September 2015.

Speaker and US Program Leader, INTA's 137th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2015.

Speaker at INTA's 136th Annual Meeting, Hong Kong, May 2014.

Speaker at INTA's 135th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 2013.

Speaker at INTA’s 134th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2012.

Course Planner and speaker, PBI’s 6th Annual IP Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

Course Planner, PBI’s 5th Annual IP LAW Institute, Philadelphia, PA, April 2011.

Speaker at IQPC Global IP Exchange, Amelia Island, Florida, March 2011.

Participant as Counsel for Plaintiff, Mock Preliminary Injunction Hearing – Trademark Infringement, 25th Annual IP Law Conference of ABA's Section of Intellectual Property Law, April 2010.

Course Planner, PBI’s 4th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, April 2010.

Mock Preliminary Injunction Hearing, Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 3rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2009.


Ian Polonsky

PUBLICATIONS

You Can’t Go Home Again: The Righthaven Cases and Copyright Trolling on the Internet, Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, 2012.

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Private Client Services


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Private Client Services


Publications & Speaking Engagements

DAVID S. KOVSKY

Publications

Co-Author, Alert: IRS Proposes New Regulations To Curtail Valuation Discounts, www.rccblaw.com, August 2016.

Captive Insurance Planning for Businesses and Owners, Legal Intelligencer. 

Once a Pennsylvania Trust Not Always a Pennsylvania Trust, Philadelphia Estate Planning Council Newsletter. 

 

Speaking Engagements

Hot Topics in Federal, State and Local Taxation.

Tax and Corporate Structuring for Tech Companies, Lawline Private Client Services.


erin e. mcquiggan

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Co-Author, Alert: IRS Proposes New Regulations To Curtail Valuation Discounts, www.rccblaw.com, August 2016.

Panelist, Fixing a Broken Trust, PBI Seminar, March 23, 2016.

20th Annual Estate Law Institute, speaking on Orphans’ Court Practice, PBI, November 2013.

Using Trusts as Building Blocks for your Client’s Estate Plan, PBI, July 2013.

18th Annual Estate Law Institute, speaking on Orphans’ Court Practice, PBI, November 2011.

Death & Taxes, PBI, June 2011. 


MELISSA B. PASZAMANT

speaking engagements

Co-Author, Alert: IRS Proposes New Regulations To Curtail Valuation Discounts, www.rccblaw.com, August 2016. 

Fundamentals of Estate Planning, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, March 2016.  

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Tax


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Tax


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Dustin Covello

Publications

Ten Takeaways From The New Partnership Audit Rules, November 2015.

Rethinking the Tax Treatment of Government Assistance to Financial Institutions in Light of Treasury’s 2008 Capital Purchase Program, Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institution, January 2012. (with Jonathan Prokup) 

Transfer Pricing Dispute Resolution, United States, BNA Transfer Pricing Forum Vol 2, No 4, September 2011. (with Jonathan Prokup)

 

Speaking Engagements 

Panelist, Doing Business In a Global Economy, October 2016. 

Panelist, Basics of Entity Selection, Tax and IP for Small Businesses, The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, November 2014.

Panelist, Exit Planning for Growth Companies, The Synergy of Legal and Accounting Strategies, December 2013.

Presenter, What's Next For Offshore Bank Account Holders?, Hot Topics in Federal, State, and Local Taxation, May 2012.

Panelist, Financial Statements 101, An Accounting Primer for Tax Attorneys, ABA Tax Section 2011 Joint Fall CLE Meeting, October 2011.

Panelist, Find a Career in Tax, ABA Tax Section 2010 May Meeting, May 2010.

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Real Estate


Publications

Real Estate


Publications

James Ettelson

Publications

Author/Presenter, Commercial Real Estate Title From Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, December 9, 2015.

Lecturer/Author, Legal Descriptions, Title Insurance and Surveys in Real Estate Transactions, NBI Seminar, August 19, 2015.

Author/Presenter, Drafting Legal Descriptions and Easement Agreements to Avoid Disputes, April 21, 2015.

Author/Presenter, Resolving Zoning and Boundary Issues, NBI Seminar, March 2, 2015.

Author/Presenter, Understanding Riparian and Water Rights, Half Moon Education Seminar, December 10, 2014.

Author/Presenter, Remedies to Resolve Property Line Problems, NBI, March 10, 2014.

Author, The Paralegal’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate Closings, July 24, 2013.

 

Speaking Engagements

Co-presenter, Advanced Eminent Domain and Valuation, NBI Seminar, April 19, 2017.

Presenter, Surveys, Plats, Historical Records, Legal Descriptions and Title Insurance, NBI Seminar, December 8, 2016

Presenter, Title Law from Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, April 28, 2016. 

Lecturer, Ethics, Title Law from Start to Finish, NBI Seminar, April 28, 2015.

Presenter, National Webinar, Guide to Adverse Possession, Institute for Paralegal Education, February 17, 2015. 

Presenter, Complying with Land Use Laws and Regulations, Half Moon Seminar, December 18, 2014.

Lecturer, Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision and Zoning, NBI Seminar, September 14, 2014. 

Presenter, Legal Descriptions, NBI Seminar, April 17, 2014.

Presenter, Tax Aspects of Real Estate Transactions, National Business Institute, December 4, 2013.

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Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy


Publications & Speaking Engagements

Marc e. hirschfield

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, State Law Alternatives May Achieve Results Similar to Chapter 11, Journal of Corporate Renewal, October 2016. 

Author, School Districts Under Financial Distress, School Business Affairs Magazine, February 2016.

Author, Healthcare Providers Face Increasing Financial Pressure and Bankruptcy Risk, June 12, 2014.

Author, Disposition of Surplus Assets in Liquidating Bankruptcy Estates, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal article, May 2013.

 

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, American Bankruptcy Institute New York City Bankruptcy Conference, May 18, 2017.

Co-Presenter, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defense Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA/UVTA, Strafford CLE webinar, October 18, 2016.

Panelist, Chapter 11 Hot Topics: Make-Whole Premiums and the Trust Indenture Act, Lawline CLE video webinar, May 5, 2016.

Panelist, Chapter 11:  A Primer, Lawline CLE video webinar, March 10, 2016.

Panelist, After Detroit, What You Need to Know About the New Face of Chapter 9, Lawline CLE video webinar, November 5, 2015.

Panelist, Investing in Distressed Debt, Regulatory Fundamentals Group, September 10, 2015.

Panelist, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defenses Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA, Stratford CLE webinar, May 27, 2015.

Featured Speaker, The Madoff Case: Six Years (so far) of Challenges and Triumphs, Judith J. Fitzgerald, Western Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Inns of Court, May 19, 2015.

Panelist, Hedge Fund and Distressed Investing, March 12, 2015.


JESSICA L. ITZKOWITZ

PUBLICATION

Co-author, State Law Alternatives May Achieve Results Similar to Chapter 11, Journal of Corporate Renewal, October 2016. 


marc skapof

publications

Co-author, State Law Alternatives May Achieve Results Similar to Chapter 11, Journal of Corporate Renewal, October 2016. 

Author, Secured Creditors Beware: Liens May Be Extinguished Under a Chapter 11 Plan, Banking Law Journal, January, 2016.

Author, Stoebner v. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., Slip Op., Law 360, Mar. 20, 2014.

Author, In Re Lindsey Deepens A Divide, Law 360, Sept. 3, 2013.

 

speaking engagements

Co-Presenter, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defense Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA/UVTA, Strafford CLE webinar, October 18, 2016.

Panelist, Investing in Distressed Debt, webinar presented by Regulatory Fundamentals Group, September 10, 2015.

Panelist, Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defenses Under the Bankruptcy Code and UFTA, Stratford CLE webinar, May 27, 2015.

Panelist, Hedge Fund and Distressed Investing program, March 12, 2015.

Panelist, Absolute Priority Rule: How Absolute is Absolute?, Stratford CLE webinar, Aug. 13, 2013.

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Solar & Alternative Energy


Publications

Solar & Alternative Energy


Publications

NEIL A. COOPER

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, Pennsylvania Solar Energy: Looking North for Inspiration; The Legal Intelligencer, Energy Supplement; July 2012. 


HOPE J. HAMMER

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, Philadelphia’s Energy/Water Benchmarking Bill: A Challenge and Opportunity for Building Owners, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal, October 26, 2012. 


Sean S. Litz

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, Philadelphia’s Energy/Water Benchmarking Bill: A Challenge and Opportunity for Building Owners, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal, October 26, 2012. 

Co-author, Pennsylvania Solar Energy: Looking North for Inspiration; The Legal Intelligencer, Energy Supplement; July 2012.