In the law firms
Brinks Gilson & Lione announced that trademark attorney Virginia Wolk Marino, who practiced at Brinks from 2008 to 2011, has rejoined the firm.
Marino practices on all aspects of domestic and international trademark, trade dress, copyright and unfair competition law, including the acquisition, maintenance, licensing, enforcement and transfer of intellectual property.
Freeborn & Peters LLP David M. Kaufman, a partner in the health-care group, is serving as a panelist during the upcoming webinar “Risk Adjustments, Reinsurance and Risks Corridors of ACA’s Health Care Reform: What You Need to Know” presented by The Knowledge Group on Jan. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Kaufman has practiced health law for more than 25 years, representing a range of entities responsible for ensuring cost effective and equitable access to healthcare, including health insurers, physicians groups and regulators.
For more information, go to theknowledgegroup.org.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP partner Laura Lau Marinelli recently spoke at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education conference and live webcast.
Her talk, “Association vs. Unit Owner Disputes,” highlighted best practices in enforcement of rules and regulations within condominium law.
Other topics covered included investor owner vs. resident owner, rogue boards, board member vs. unit owner perspectives and problematic unit owners.
Marinelli focuses her practice on condominium-related litigation.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP partner William Randolph Rucker will be a presenter at a Customs and International Trade webinar, “Defining Tariff Terms — How to Interpret Terms that are Not Defined in the HTSUS,” on Jan. 25 from noon to 1 p.m.
During the webinar, a focus on defining terms with authorities and guidance that U.S. Customs and Border Protection finds persuasive will be covered.
Rucker assists clients with all aspects of U.S. customs law, including the classification and valuation of merchandise, country of origin and marking determinations, quantitative import restraints, duty-preference and savings programs, understanding and receiving the benefits of free trade agreements, compliance audits, enforcement actions and other trade-related matters.
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd. shareholder Paul E. Wojcicki has been elected president of the Global Warranty and Service Contract Association.
The organization aims to innovate, educate and advance the warranty and service contract industries.
As president, Wojcicki will support the association’s warranty and service contract training programs and will work to expand the scope of industry professionals who benefit from such programs.
His litigation work includes complex commercial and consumer disputes, including class actions, product-liability claims and warranty and service contract actions.