Jaburg Wilk


  • 2017 Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch

    The Arizona non-profit community was once again celebrated in the 2017 Social Venture Partners Arizona Fast Pitch competition.  Social innovators were coached and mentored over two months; where seven finalists will get 3 minutes to “pitch” their non-profit in this fast paced competition to a panel of judges and the audience.  The program culminates in the Fast … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, News Release

  • What is a Business Divorce?

    Video Transcript:

    I’m Roger Cohen. I’m a shareholder at Jaburg Wilk. I’ve been practicing law for thirty-seven years. My primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, business transactions and business disputes of all shapes and sizes.

    What is a business divorce?

    Business divorce is the business equivalent of a real divorce. People have partnerships with their co-shareholders or the … Read More

    Categories: Business Divorce, Blog

  • What is a Morris Agreement?

    A “Morris Agreement” is a “settlement agreement entered into when the insurer is defending under a reservation of rights under which the insured stipulates to a judgment, assigns his rights against the insurer to the claimant, and receives in return a covenant from the claimant not to execute against the insured.” See Parking Concepts, Inc. v. Tenney, 207 Ariz. 19 n.1, 83 … Read More

  • Trademark Owners Beware of Chinese Domain Name Marketing Ploy

    Some e-mail marketing ploys are pretty clever and some spam or phishing attempts brilliantly disguised as valid e-mail. While there are many great reasons to register your trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office, including: 

    Constructive notice nationwide of the trademark owner’s trademark rights

    Preventing others from … Read More

    Categories: IP Law, Internet and Technology, Article

  • Supreme Court Rules on Cheerleader Uniform Case

    US Supreme Court Rules on Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc.

    On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court rendered its decision in what many refer to as the cheerleader uniform case.  Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc.

    The Court decided whether designs on cheerleader uniforms were entitled to copyright protection.  Copyright law protects “pictorial, graphic or sculptural … Read More

    Categories: IP Law, Intellectual Property, Blog

  • Arizona Prop 206 Upheld by Arizona Supreme Court

    Paid Sick Time Off is Required by Arizona Employers

    Some employers were taking the "wait and see" approach with Prop 206 due to the legal challenge filed by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce. The waiting is now over. On March 15, 2017, the Arizona Supreme Court voted unanimously to uphold Prop 206. In other words, Prop 206 is here to stay, and employers need to comply or face serious consequences. Prop 206, in a … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Blog

  • Protecting Your Business in a Divorce

    Video Transcript:

    How can I protect my business before I get married?

    Hi, I’m Mitch Reichman. I’m a board-certified Family Law Specialist and I practice at Jaburg & Wilk.

    What is community property?

    Community property in Arizona creates a presumption that everything that’s acquired during the marriage by either spouse is owned by the community. It means it’s owned by them jointly. … Read More

  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Seminar

    Laura Rogal and Neal Bookspan are presenting on BYOD (mobile devices in the workplace) policies. 

    What: They will address issues and tips related to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies to allow your company to easily implement a program that increases productivity, reduces risk, and keeps proprietary information safe.  

    Where: Seminar is at the offices of Jaburg Wilk, 3200 North Central, … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Employment, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Seminars

  • Offers of Judgment in Arizona Bad Faith Cases

    In Stafford v. Burns, --- P.3d ---, 2017 WL 164310 (Ariz.App. January 17, 2017), a medical malpractice and wrongful death case arising from emergency medical care rendered after a methadone overdose, the Arizona Court of Appeals “decline[d] to impose a requirement that Offers of Judgment be deemed reasonable before sanctions are imposed under Rule 68(g).”

    Rule 68

    In Arizona, … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Blog

  • Arizona Bad Faith Insurance Update

    In Romero v. Mendota Ins. Co., 2016 WL 6775950 (D. Ariz. Nov. 16, 2016), the Arizona District Court granted a Motion to Remand a breach of contract and insurance bad faith case arising from UIM claims-despite the Insureds certifying the case was worth more than the $50,000 compulsory arbitration limit and seeking punitive damages-because the Insurer did not prove the amount in controversy "more likely than … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Blog