January 8, 2018

EVW Welcomes John T. Morin As New Partner

Mr. Morin has spent forty years practicing law and that fact only scratches the surface of his experience in the field. He has shown a professional versatility that is a tremendous asset to clients. He has served both at trial and in the appellate courts throughout the United States, and has represented clients who reside or are headquartered in 19 foreign countries. He has extensive experience not only in litigation, but also in alternative dispute resolution and arbitration.

November 28, 2017

EVW Partner Martin Garbus To Attend Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

The festival was created to allow private screenings of documentaries. In the ten years since its inception, the popularity of documentaries has exploded, thanks to the changing media landscape that has created a multitude of new platforms with a need for substantive content. One of those who has stepped up and produced quality content is Mr. Garbus’ daughter Liz.

October 31, 2017

High-Profile Client Of Martin Garbus Making A Movie About His Life

Eaton & Van Winkle partner Martin Garbus, the head of our Civil Rights Practice areas, has counseled many high-profile clients over the course of his career. The name of Santider Dhillon can be added to that list, as Mr. Dillion prepares a film about his life.

September 21, 2017

EVW’s Paul Homsy To Address Global Leaders In Real Estate Summit In New York

The GLRE Summit brings together the top dealmakers, investors and other players on the global stage from both public and private equity markets. The speakers are chosen for their ability to identify investment structures that will provide an optimum yield at a time when investors need to look beyond traditional markets and think creatively.

August 31, 2017

How The Application Of Alice Endangers Innovation

*In a recent post, I discussed the problems with the Supreme Court’s ruling in the 2014 case of Alice Corp vs. CLS Bank International, the chilling effect it was likely to have on innovation and the logical somersaults it requires one to perform in order to have an understanding of patent law. To demonstrate the problem, here are recent cases and examples of patents already being invalidated.

August 28, 2017

Why The Supreme Court Must Revisit The Alice Precedent

In the 2014 case of Alice Corp vs. CLS Bank International, the Court ruled that patents regarding an electronic escrow service were invalid on the grounds they were abstract principle and their implementation on a computer did not transform them into patentable subject matter. Though the case did not directly involve software, it was correctly seen as having a significant implications in this area. The question has to be posed to the Court—in what world does software engineering innovation not constitute a “new and useful process”?

July 21, 2017

EVW Wins Ruling For Pete Rose In U.S. District Court

Martin Garbus and Joseph Johnson, on behalf of Pete Rose, sued former MLB investigator John Dowd for defamatory statements he made about Rose on Philadelphia radio

July 21, 2017

EVW Wins Defense Verdict After Two-Week Trial In U.S. District Court In Employment Discrimination Suit

Martin Garbus and Robert Gross won a defense verdict for the CEO of a New York City hospital after a two-week jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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