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Category: Legal Education

Litigation Strategies in the Age of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Apr 15, 2020
WVBR partner Jim Wagstaffe, has published an article on the subject of litigation during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Managing a busy litigation practice to effectively represent clients requires great vigilance and...

Winning With Forum Selection Clauses

Apr 15, 2020
WVBR partner Jim Wagstaffe, an expert on federal civil procedure, has published an article in this month’s California Litigation Magazine on the subject of winning litigation through forum selection clauses....

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...

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...

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...

Jim Wagstaffe Presents Seven Sure-Fire Tips For Winning The Summary Judgment Game

Nov 29, 2018
The summary judgment process can often be the whole ballgame.  Today, Jim Wagstaffe shared his seven sure-fire summary judgment tips, including how to win the motion through discovery, identifying the winning issues,...

Frank Busch leads BASF Trademark Panel

Nov 1, 2018
(November 1, 2018) Today, Frank Busch, a member of the executive committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Intellectual Property section, moderated a panel discussing hot topics in trademark...