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Norton Bankruptcy Law & Practice, 3d, authored by William L. Norton, Jr., and William L. Norton, III, was cited in the recent Supreme Court decision Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, 134 S. Ct. 2165 (2014).

William F. Patry's Patry on Copyright (PATRYCOPY) was cited multiple times by the U.S. Supreme Court, both by the majority and the minority, in a decision finding that laches is not a bar to actual damages for copyright infringement actions brought within the limitations period. Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 2014 WL 2011574 (2014).

Dan Bereskin, author of International Trademark Dilution, was inducted in to the IP Hall of Fame in Amsterdam on June 23.

David Brooks, author of Municipal Law and Practice (Texas Practice Series Volumes 22-23A), was featured in a San Antonio News-Express article discussing a controversial plan for a downtown San Antonio streetcar system.

Michael A. Burke, author of the soon-to-be released 2014 edition of Doing Business in China, was quoted in Compliance Week, May 28, 2014, in an article entitled "Court ruling upholds broad FCPA definition of foreign official.'"

David Gauntlett moderated a panel discussion on "Professional conduct: IP-related insurance issues" at the All Ohio Annual Institute of Intellectual Property in Cleveland and Cincinnati, on September 17-18. He also addressed this topic in a guest post on the Legal Solutions blog. Gauntlett is a contributing author of Intellectual Property: Due Diligence in Corporate Transactions.

Clarisse von Wunschheim, author of Enforcement of Commercial Arbitral Awards in China, 2013-2014 ed. (Business Laws of China), has authored a presentation on "Enforcing your arbitral award in China: Myths & facts," available on West LegalEdcenter.

Philip Zeidman, author of the 2014 edition of Legal Aspects of Selling and Buying, 3d, gave a presentation entitled "With the best of intentions: Observations on the international regulation of franchising," at the Stanford Law School Symposium on Franchising. An article on the same topic will be forthcoming in the Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance Symposium issue.

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September 30, 2014

West LegalEdcenter's The Art View Series: Program 1 of 7 Preserving Legacy: Estate Plans to Manage the Art Portfolio


September 30–October 1, 2014


October 8 – 11, 2014

Judge William H. Brown (retired)
C.R. "Chip" Bowles (Norton Contributor)
Susan Freeman (Norton Contributor)
Paul R. Hage (Norton Contributor)
Judge Randy Haines (Norton Contributor)
Jonathan M. Landers (Norton Contributor)



October 22 – 26, 2014


October 26 – 28, 2014