• Trademarks in Practice: Searching, Clearance and the Application Process in the United States

    On Thursday, June 6, 2024, Coblentz partner Sabrina Larson will be speaking on the “Trademarks in Practice: Searching, Clearance and the Application Process in the United States” panel during the Practising Law Institute program “Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2024.” Sabrina will provide an instructional review of how to navigate the trademark prosecution process. After completing this session, participants will be able to:

    • Understand clearing a mark for use and registration; screening searches and full searches
    • Examine the scope and relevance of searches: federal, state, & unregistered marks; corporate, business, & domain names
    • Recall searching practice tips based on analysis of hypothetical mark
    • Prepare for conveying results of searches to clients
    • Prepare applications to pass muster; use-based and intent-to-use applications
    • Deal with Examiner refusals
    • Plan for registration maintenance and renewals
    • Assess acceptable specimens for applications and maintenance filings

    For more details and to register, please click here.

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  • Coblentz is the Proud Host of INTA’s 2024 Pre-Annual Meeting Reception in San Francisco

    Coblentz is the proud host of INTA’s 2024 Pre-Annual Meeting Reception in San Francisco on Thursday, April 18, 2024. Attorneys, colleagues, and prospective members are welcome to connect and learn more about this year’s educational program, business development opportunities, and the benefits of becoming an International Trade Association (INTA) member.

    Why you should attend:

    • Catch up and network with colleagues and professionals with common interests
    • Meet the Coblentz team
    • Enjoy Soul Food with us!

    Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024

    Time: 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

    Location: One Montgomery Street, Suite 3000 (Building entrance can be found at 120 Kearny Street)

    Registration: Register here 

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  • Coblentz is the Proud Host of UC Law SF’s Alumni and Newly Admitted Student Reception

    Coblentz is the proud host of UC Law SF’s Alumni and Newly Admitted Student Reception on Thursday, March 21, 2024. Join UC Law SF Chancellor and Dean David Faigman, Admissions team members, and UC Law SF alumni for a reception hosted by Coblentz partner Phil Feldman (Class of 1983). Coblentz attorney Maggie Cardasis (Class of 2018) will provide opening remarks.

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  • Recent Developments: Better News Than Your Return to Office Policy

    On Friday, March 15, 2024, Coblentz partner Jennifer Scharre will present “Recent Developments: Better News Than Your Return to Office Policy” during the California National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Summit 2024. Jennifer’s session will focus on recent developments in trusts and estates. For more details and to register, please click here.

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  • Commercial Real Estate Outlook 2024

    Join Coblentz attorney Kiana Araghi during the Silicon Valley Capital Club program “Commercial Real Estate Outlook 2024” on Friday, March 1.

    Kiana and her co-panelists will discuss emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the Bay Area commercial real estate landscape in 2024. Kiana will also share insights about the commercial leasing market from both the landlord and tenant perspective, including the challenges faced and the creative ways landlords, tenants, and attorneys are overcoming them.

    For more details and to register, click here.

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  • Think Outside the Big Law Box

    On Friday, March 1, 2024, Coblentz attorney Maggie Cardasis will co-present “Think Outside the Big Law Box” during UC Law San Francisco’s Small-to-Midsize Firm Week. Panelists will discuss their decision to “think outside big law” and attendees will learn about the unique training, mentorship, and practice opportunities available to attorneys early in their careers. For more details and to register, please click here.

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  • Modern Real Estate Transactions 2024: Structuring and Negotiating Transactions in Uncertain Times

    Coblentz real estate partner Danna Kozerski is co-chairing and presenting during The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education conference, “Modern Real Estate Transactions 2024: Structuring and Negotiating Transactions in Uncertain Times.” The conference will take place on February 14 through February 16, 2024 at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona and via video webcast.

    On Wednesday, February 14, 2024, Danna will co-present “Structuring a Capital Stack: How to Fill the Finance Gap.” The panel will cover typical sources of capital, including mortgage, preferred equity, and mezzanine financing, and will also cover replacements for secured financing, such as PACE financing and rescue capital.

    On Thursday, February 15, 2024, Danna will co-present “Joint Ventures: Management, Covenants, Exit Considerations, and More.” The panel will cover governance and management; control and minority issues; deadlock; the scope of a Manager’s responsibilities; restrictions on a Manager’s authority, including Major Decisions; performance standards for Sponsor/Managers; competitive opportunities and restrictive covenants; special issues in construction deals; and exit rights, including buy/sell, forced sale, tag-along and drag-along rights, and put call options.

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