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Oral arguments next step in Starbucks wage case that challenges de minimis rule

W.J. Kennedy Jul. 19, 2017, 11:21am

California employers await the scheduling by the state Supreme Court for oral arguments in Troester v. Starbucks, a case that challenges the authority of a “de minimis” rule that has been repeatedly applied in other disputes over wages.

Leading Silicon Valley dealmaker joins Covington for West Coast expansion

Kate Jacobson Oct. 21, 2016, 6:55pm

SILICON VALLEY – Silicon Valley lawyer Tom DeFilipps was named chair of Covington & Burlington’s West Coast corporate practice group in September.

Record companies allege YouTube illegally distributed their music

Wadi Reformado Oct. 10, 2016, 12:07am

LOS ANGELES -- Numerous record companies allege YouTube and others have committed copyright infringement.

Pebble Technology seeks declaration over patent dispute

The Northern California Record Feb. 5, 2016, 4:10pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A California company is seeking a declaration from the court over a patent dispute.