U/Z Included in the 2017 Civic 50 Orange County List

Umberg Zipser LLP (U/Z) is pleased to announce our inclusion in the 2017 Civic 50 Orange County List, sponsored by the Orange County Business Journal, in partnership with OneOC, Points of Light and True Impact. This program recognizes the 50 most community-minded small, mid-size and large Orange County companies, as determined by an independent survey.

September 20, 2017 󰀄

Corporate Counsel Rank U/Z as a Top Litigation Firm in BTI Litigation Outlook 2018

Umberg Zipser LLP (U/Z) is pleased to announce it has been ranked again among the top litigation firms in the country in the most recent survey of corporate counsel conducted by BTI Consulting. According to the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms, corporate counsel rank U/Z in the top 15%

September 14, 2017 󰀄

U/Z Lawyers Selected Again as 2018 Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers 2018

Umberg Zipser LLP is pleased to announce that partners Carole Reagan, Tom Umberg and Dean Zipser have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.

August 8, 2017 󰀄

Ryan Dean in OCBJ: “How to Protect Your IP When You Want to Manufacture in China”

“RyanPartner Ryan Dean published an article in the Orange County Business Journal’s Innovator the Year Awards issue on August 14, 2017: “How to Protect Your IP When You Want to Manufacture in China.”

U/Z Adds Four and Strengthens Intellectual Property Practice

We are pleased to announce that Mei Tsang, Ryan Dean, Martin Fessenmaier, Ph.D., and Minyoung Shin, Ph.D. have joined the firm. Mei, Ryan, Martin and Minyoung all have deep experience with patent and trademark prosecution and licensing, both domestically and internationally, and will strengthen the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and help meet our clients’ needs to identify, procure, shepherd and defend their IP rights.

Dean Zipser Named President of Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County

Dean Zipser and Adina StowellU/Z co-founding partner Dean Zipser has become President of the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County (CRF-OC) for the 2017/2018 term, having served last year as its Vice President. Dean, who is Past President of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, has been a member of the CRF-OC board since 2007. Dean follows in the footsteps of U/Z partner Adina Stowell, who was President of CRF-OC for 2014/2015 and has been a member of the board since 2006.

Carole Reagan in OCBJ: “Made Up Words Make the Best Trademarks”

“CarolePartner Carole Reagan authored an article in the Orange County Business Journal’s special Intellectual Property Law section on July 10, 2017: “Made Up Words Make the Best Trademark (But Don’t Bother Trying to Register ‘Covfefe’).”

Umberg Featured on OC Forum Panel: “What Happened to the Middle?”

Tom UmbergU/Z’s Tom Umberg was part of an Orange County Forum Panel, “What Happened to the Middle” that was held on June 22, 2017 that also included Hon. Loretta Sanchez, Former Congresswoman,46th Congressional District; Dan Schnur, Director of the American Jewish Committee; and Justin Wallin , President of J. Wallin Opinion Research.

Adina Stowell Discusses Arbitration in Article Published in the Orange County Business Journal

Adina StowellU/Z partner Adina Stowell authored an article, “Arbitration in Real Estate Contracts,” in the Orange County Business Journal on May 8, 2017. A copy of the article is available here: OCBJ: Arbitration in Real Estate Contracts

U/Z Hosts Inaugural Orange County Assistant US Attorney Reception

U/Z Hosts Inaugural Orange County Assistant US Attorney Reception

U/Z’s Tom Umberg, one of the original three Assistant U.S. Attorneys to staff the Orange County office, helped organize the first Former Orange County Assistant US Attorney Reception at the Umberg Zipser’s Irvine office on May 30, 2017. Former OC AUSA and now Congressman Adam Schiff was the guest of honor at the reception that included more than 30 former and current AUSA’s.

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