Ellen Poreda, Stephen Maltby and Stewart Rodriguez Co-Author Year in Review: Corporate Immigration in USA

Immigration Group attorneys Ellen Poreda, Stephen Maltby and Stewart Rodriguez co-authored the article: Year in Review: Corporate Immigration in USA.

In the article, the attorneys highlight that the past year has seen a few positive developments for employment-based immigration, yet they have been somewhat overshadowed by long processing times, multiple threats of a government shutdown by a dysfunctional Congress and political manoeuvring as we head into another presidential election. The article explores key issues and provides an outlook for 2020.

Read the full article.

Inez Macedonio Article on the Immigration Visa Bulletin on JD Supra Popular Reads List

The article May 2024 Visa Bulletin Released by Senior Counsel Inez Macedonio was recognized on JD Supra’s May Popular Reads List.

About the article:
The Department of State released the May 2024 Visa Bulletin. USCIS will continue to accept employment-based Adjustment of Status applications based on the Final Action Dates chart. Most Employment-Based Categories will hold steady and remain unchanged for May under Final Action Dates.

From JD Supra:
With forward-looking updates about impending legislative developments (the FTC non-compete vote, rescheduling marijuana, others) as well as analysis and commentary on a wide range of regulatory topics of the day, here’s a look at some of the most widely read publications on JD Supra during April, 2024.

Angelo Mazza Featured in Loss Prevention Magazine on IP Counterfeiting

IP Partner Angelo Mazza was quoted in the article “When Did Counterfeit Become Cool?” in Loss Prevention Magazine. The article explores the rise of counterfeit products in the retail industry.

Angelo notes that the “quality of the counterfeits has improved over the years as certain technologies become more available and cheaper to use” and that the “internet and the boost from the pandemic significantly improved the ability of sellers to reach and sell to consumers directly.”

Angelo also discusses recent legislation to combat counterfeiting and best practices and strategies for brands to to protect against anticounterfeiting.

Read the full article here.

Gibney Attorneys Recognized in 2024 JD Supra Awards

Gibney attorneys were recognized as a top author on the subject of immigration for the fourth consecutive year. The 2024 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards highlight top authors and firms who were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform. This year’s awards recognize 303 authors from among the approximately 70,000 who published on the JD Supra platform throughout 2023.

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IP Partner Angelo Mazza to Speak at the EUROPOL IP Crime Conference on Combatting Counterfeit Goods

Intellectual Property Partner Angelo Mazza will speak at the EUROPOL IP Crime Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on October 26. His panel is titled “US Based, International Impact: Combatting Counterfeit Goods Posing a Threat to Health & Safety”.

This conference is designed law enforcement and private sector brand protection representatives to gain insight into issues surrounding counterfeit goods that pose significant risks to health, safety, and the environment. A specific focus will be placed on the role of advanced technology in combating Intellectual Property (IP) Crime. This event will provides attendee with the unique opportunity to engage in discussions and knowledge-sharing with experts from law enforcement and the private sector, facilitating the exchange of experiences and best practices.

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IP Partner Angelo Mazza is a Featured Guest on The Protectors Podcast

Podcast Anyone? While participating at the CCROC Conference last month, IP Partner Angelo Mazza was a featured guest on the The Protectors Podcast presented by the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) for the episode: A Pirate’s Ransom: The Battle Against Intellectual Property Theft. Angelo joined hosts Mike and Mark to discuss intellectual property crimes and scams, and how to protect a brand’s most valuable IP assets.

Episode Overview:
According to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, the theft of trade secrets costs the U.S. between $180 billion and $540 billion annually. And with advanced technology and the Internet, stealing intellectual property has become easier than ever before. Intellectual Property, or IP, can be movies, music, content on the web, software, patents, and more.

Today’s episode of The Protectors Podcast is brought to you from the 2023 CCROC Conference in Chicago, IL. Mike and Mark sit down with Attorney Angelo Mazza. Angelo is an expert in the field of Intellectual Property Theft, with over three decades of experience battling the ever-evolving challenges that artists, inventors, and creators face. As a legal expert, lecturer, and advocate, Angelo has been at the forefront of protecting intellectual property rights, ensuring that the creative minds behind innovations and artistic works receive the recognition and compensation they deserve.

Whether you’re an aspiring artist, a tech entrepreneur, or simply curious about the evolving landscape of intellectual property, our podcast will provide you with the knowledge and insights to navigate this intricate terrain.

 

Gibney Recognized in JD Supra’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards

Gibney attorneys were recognized on the subject of immigration for the third straight year. The JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards highlight top authors and firms who were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2022.

Last year, more than 70,000 authors published their insights and commentary on JD Supra. The awards recognize 303 thought leaders for achieving the highest visibility and engagement among readers for their particular expertise.

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JD Supra delivers need-to-know legal and business content to professionals in all industries in daily email digests, via more than 100 proprietary social feeds, on mobile platforms, to partner websites, and as news across the web. Through the innovative use of technology and curated audiences, JD Supra connects over 58,000 professionals writing on important topics to C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and media members concerned with matters impacting business today.

 

Gibney Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Super Lawyers

Gibney attorneys were recognized in New York Super Lawyers 2022. Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Gibney attorneys recognized include:

Intellectual Property
Brian Brokate
Jeffrey Dupler
Beth Frenchman-Gellman

Litigation
W. Lee Kinnally, Jr.

Immigration
Stephen J.O Maltby

The following attorneys were also recognized as 2022 New York Metro Rising Stars:

Kristen J. Heckman, Immigration
Zarina H. Syed, Immigration
Maja Szumarska, Intellectual Property

Gibney Recognized in JD Supra 2022 Reader’s Choice Awards

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Gibney attorneys were recognized on the subject of immigration in the 2022 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing the leading contributors from among over 65,000 authors who published on the platform throughout the last year.  Additionally, the firm’s article USCIS Sued Over H-4 and L-2 EAD Policies was recognized as among the most popular in 2021 on the subject of Class Action.

About JD Supra

JD Supra delivers need-to-know legal and business content to professionals in all industries in daily email digests, via more than 100 proprietary social feeds, on mobile platforms, to partner websites, and as news across the web. Through the innovative use of technology and curated audiences, JD Supra connects over 58,000 professionals writing on important topics to C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and media members concerned with matters impacting business today.

Ellen Poreda, Stephen J.O. Maltby and Renna Nukta Author Chapter on US Immigration

Immigration attorneys Ellen PoredaStephen J.O. Maltby and Renna Nukta authored a chapter on US Immigration for The Corporate Immigration Review.

The chapter provides an overview of US immigration legislation and policy, recent legislative developments, employer sponsorship options, the impact of COVID-19, the impact of the new Administration and an outlook on immigration trends.

Now in its 11th edition, the purpose of The Corporate Immigration Review is to share information across borders, identify global trends and provide practical insights into immigration systems in various jurisdictions.

To view the full chapter on United States immigration, visit The Law Reviews book page.