In the Observer, Rob Garson‘s article questions how the French court can assess privacy damages for the publication of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Kate Middleton. In France, “a country where female nudity has never been deemed taboo” should local standards be applied or an “Anglo-Saxon reasoning of damages and interest?”
In the wake of the Panama Papers Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer contrasts mass leaks with the CFTC Whistleblower Program. Once again,
while this is not the opinion of the firm, feel free to agree.
New York, NY, April 4, 2016 – The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) announced today that it has approved a record whistleblower award for a whistleblower represented by Garson, Ségal, Steinmetz, Fladgate LLP (“GS2Law”).
The whistleblower will receive over $10 million for providing information and assistance that initiated an investigation by the CFTC and resulted in a...Read More
Yet again, religious freedom is being debated in state legislatures. Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer gives his perspective on what he sees to be faith-based bulling. Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, true to type, the article is forthright.
The battle between privacy and law enforcement has come to a head in recent days. Rob Garson‘s opinion piece was published in the Observer in which he states “While Apple may wish to elevate itself above the others in the telecoms industries and use the pretext of user privacy as its shield, this is a battle that is doomed to failure.” While this is not the opinion of the...Read More
Rob Garson of GS2Law was interviewed on Yahoo Finance TV with regards to explosive growth of Lehman Brothers Whisky, which GS2Law has successfully represented over the past two years. The interview can be seen here.
In a first for GS2Law, the battle between Lehman Brothers Whisky and Barclays Capital has hit the front pages of the Wall Street Journal in the US and Europe.
Margot Patrick penned a magnificent article charting the rise of Lehman Brothers Whisky, much to the chagrin (and distinct lack of sense of humor) of Barclays Capital. The article cites the GSs2Law filings in TTAB in which Robert...Read More
Rob Garson was asked to comment in Newsweek on the MTA’s retroactive decision to ban a pro-muslim advertisement.
Garson said the MTA has “decided to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut.”
“They don’t want to be making these tough decisions…. Its much easier to put things into an all or nothing situation from their policing perspective,” … “It would it be nice if every...Read More
There have been moves by the MTA to limit the content of advertisements that appear on its properties. In a Newsweek article Rob Garson of GS2Law commented that the MTA’s policy
“could sanitize satire within the commercial context. As long as you’re saying, ‘Go and buy this,’ that’s fine. But if you’re saying, ‘Our shoes ar large, therefore de Blasio might not like them,’ that could fall...Read More
March 2, 2015 – New York, NY – Garson, Segal, Steinmetz, Fladgate LLP has announced that Kevin Murphy is ending his 14 Year relationship with Frommer Lawrence and Haug to join the Chelsea based Intellectual Property boutique to head up Asian growth.
“Kevin is sheer quality,” says managing partner Rob Garson, “A proven patent litigator and pharmaceutical lawyer of...Read More
Aaron Thomas embezzlement claims dropped
Former MasterChef contestant Aaron Thomas has $7.6m embezzlement claims dropped
Published: September 11, 2014 – 9:34PM
Aaron Thomas, the 26-year-old former contestant on MasterChef Australia, who was accused of embezzling more than $US 7 million ($7.6 million) from his own company, has had the allegations dismissed.
Thomas, who was...Read More
The Observer Scores One …ent | New York Observer
The Observer Scores One for the First Amendment
By Ken Kurson | 05/19/14 10:34am
An important legal victory in support of a free press occurred in a Manhattan court on Thursday, made all the more delicious because the victor was the New York Observer.
Here’s what happened.
On December 11, 2012, the New York Post ran a story...Read More
Michael Steinmetz in Federal Court win on the basis Statute of Frauds.
Breach Action Dismissed; Oral Agreements Subject to Statute of Frauds, Unenforceable; U.S. – EDNY | CONTRACTS New York Law Journal July 10, 2013 Wednesday