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Recent News

Barton LLP Nationally Recognized As One Of 10 Firms Giving BigLaw A Run For Its Money

Law360 featured Barton as one of “10 boutiques that have established brands on par with the biggest of firms” who are “capable of competing with – and beating – the best big firms at the highest level.” The article cites a growing trend among law firm boutiques that “encroach on big firms’ territory by blending …

Partner James E. Heavey Quoted in “Advisor Hub” Regarding the Recent Alleged Client Pre-Solicitation by a Soon-to-be-Departing Michigan Team from Morgan Stanley

James E. Heavey, interviewed by “Advisor Hub,” addressed the ethical and regulatory issues as they relate to reported brokers who allegedly made advances to current clients prior to their departure from  Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Partner Maurice N. Ross Quoted in Law360 and Courthouse News in Relation to Rubik’s Cube Trademark Dispute

Maurice N. Ross, quoted in both Law360 and Courthouse News, asserted that too often, companies are using trademarks for expired patent rights in an anti-competitive attempt to monopolize markets and restrict competition. This is contrary to the public interest. Companies that knowingly attempt to enforce invalid IP rights are engaging in illegal conduct that should …

Litigators Mathew E. Hoffman and Jason A. Cohen Quoted in “Architectural Digest” and Bloomberg.com in Connection with Barton’s Representation of an Art Dealer Sued by Sotheby’s

In question, a $6.5 Million Keith Haring Painting – Mathew E. Hoffman and Jason A. Cohen quoted in both Architectural Digest and Bloomberg.com on this dynamic court case.

Partner Maurice N. Ross, Quoted in Financial Advisor, Warns Against Insufficient Brand Protection

Maurice N. Ross, quoted in Financial Advisor’s recent report, “Wave of Lawsuits Proves Dangerous for Advisors and Their Brands, ”  warns that advisors who don’t put the time and effort into protecting their unique brands risk mounting legal competition as RIAs (Registered Investment Advisors) proliferate.  To read the entire article, click here.

Partner James E. Heavey Quoted in Investment News with His Impressions of Recent Advisor Transition Litigation and the Impact of Recent Notable Broker-Dealer Departures

James E. Heavey was interviewed by Investment News addressing the increase of  litigation and the impact on brokers as a result of recent departures from the Protocol for Broker Recruiting.