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Presenting Witnesses Virtually

Mar 25, 2020
In these trying times, lawyers are called upon to represent their clients in non-traditional ways that minimize personal contact, reduce cost, but do not compromise on quality of representation. WVBR...

Frank Busch Explains Early Mediation

Mar 18, 2020
Today, the Daily Journal published an article by Frank Busch regarding the unique benefits of early mediation in IP disputes. As he explains, although such attempts can be difficult, and...

Michael von Loewenfeldt to moderate Appellate Settlement Panel

Dec 13, 2019
On January 28, 2020, WVBR Partner Michael von Loewenfeldt will moderate a panel on the subject of Settling Cases on Appeal in the Ninth Circuit. Michael is a certified appellate...

WVBR Obtains Summary Judgment for Developer

Dec 10, 2019
On December 10, 2019, United States District Judge John A. Mendez of the Eastern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of WVBR’s client in the matter of Myrtle...

Frank Busch teaches international procedure

Oct 15, 2019
Today, Frank Busch joined San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow and Hogan Lovells’ Chris Cox to present a legal education course regarding California state court litigation involving international parties....

Jim Wagstaffe explains the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure

Jul 7, 2019
Jim Wagstaffe has published an article explaining the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure that is available on Lexis now. As Jim explains, the U.S. Supreme Court steadily and...

New Firm, Same Excellence

Jun 26, 2019
WVBR is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been named Northern California Super Lawyers for 2019: James Wagstaffe (Top 100), Michael von Loewenfeld, and Frank Busch.

Michael von Loewenfeldt argues at WA Supreme Court

Mar 14, 2019
Today, Michael von Loewenfeldt argued before the Washington State Supreme Court in defense of his win before the Court of Appeals. The argument is available online at https://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2019031094. WVBR is...

WVBR Obtains Dismissal in “Monk of Mokha” litigation

Mar 5, 2019
Today, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam of the United States District Court in and for the Northern District of California granted motions to dismiss by three groups of defendants that together...

Frank Busch Moderates Early Mediation IP Panel

Mar 4, 2019
Frank Busch, joined by seasoned mediator Mark LeHocky and Mehrnaz Boroumand Smith, presented a continuing education program on whether, when, and how early mediation can benefit clients and resolve cases...