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The attorneys at Gipson Hoffman & Pancione are regularly involved in public service, lead conference programs, publish articles and blog posts, and make the news for their expert insights and successful services on behalf of clients.

Attorney Corey Spivey Recognized for his Legal Leadership

Corey J. Spivey, a litigation and intellectual property attorney at Gipson Hoffman & Pancione, has been recognized for his legal talents by invitation to The National Black Lawyers Top 100 Membership – California.  Mr.

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Fair Use and the New Copyright "Small-Claims Court"

Attorney Kenneth D. Crews was invited by Harvard University to write the lead-off blogpost marking the beginning of the annual Fair Use Week.

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Congress Creates a New “Court” for Copyright Claims: Strategic Planning for Your Rights and Options

New and Dedicated Court for Copyright Claims. Tucked into the appropriations and COVID-relief bill passed by Congress in the final days of 2020 is a major amendment to the U.S. Copyright Act. It lays the foundation for a streamlined “small-claims court” to hear and decide legal claims of copyright infringements. It is a mixed blessing for all parties, with numerous complications.

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GHP’s Jason Wallach Negotiates $5 Million Settlement�

Super Lawyer Jason Wallach, a Litigation attorney with Gipson Hoffman & Pancione, again demonstrated his coordinated negotiation and litigation skills.

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An Open Letter to our Clients and Colleagues regarding COVID-19

An Open Letter to our Clients and Colleagues regarding COVID-19 - 

First and foremost, all of us at Gipson Hoffman & Pancione hope you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy during these challenging times. While much is uncertain, you can remain confident that we are implementing measures to deter the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), while at the same time remaining on duty to serve your needs with the highest quality professional services.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Your Estate Plan

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Your Estate Plan - 

All of us at Gipson Hoffman & Pancione wish you, your families, and your clients are able to stay healthy and safe as we endure the effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This is a time when many of us are finding ways to best help our loved ones, and a thoughtful estate plan can be an important part of your family life. You may have questions about estate planning. Given the circumstances we are experiencing, below are some helpful factors to consider:

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Commercial Real Estate: The New Qualified Opportunity Zone Program

Attorney Linda S. Koffman offers her latest newsletter, Commercial Real Estate Insights, with her views on the new Qualified Opportunity Zone Program:

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Best Practices for Advance Conflict Waivers

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Unique Issues in Leasing to a Cannabis-Related Business

On January 1, 2018, properly licensed businesses in the State of California became able to cultivate, manufacture, distribute and sell marijuana products derived from marijuana or its active ingredients subject to compliance with State and local laws and ordinances.  Those businesses considering entering into the cannabis business at this time see the legalization of marijuana products in various states as the “next gold rush” with

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Estate Planning Fundamentals

Estate planning is a process that enables you to control the disposition of your property after your death or incapacity and avoid any uncertainty that can invariably happen. Proper estate planning will help preserve the assets you have worked hard to accumulate over the course of your lifetime. Moreover, it may also minimize or eliminate taxes on your assets (which your heirs or family may have to pay) after your passing.

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