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BGR Win Named to List of Top 10 Trademark Rulings of 2016
December 20th, 2016
BGR’s trial win, on behalf of jewelry company Tiffany & Co. and against the big-box retailer Costco, was named today to Law360’s list of the top 10 trademark rulings of 2016. Describing the litigati ...

Chicago Jury Awards BGR Client Playboy $7 Million
October 21st, 2016
A Cook County, Illinois jury unanimously found in favor of Browne George Ross LLP client Playboy on all claims, awarding Playboy $7 million.  The verdict ends a four-year legal battle initiated by Play ...

BGR Attorneys Mitchell, Cohen, and Katz Top List of “Legal Lions”
October 11th, 2016
Law360 today honored BGR lawyers Jeff Mitchell, Judith Cohen, and Brett Katz as “legal lions” of the week. The national online publication wrote that the BGR lawyers “topped” this week’s list ...

BGR Client, Tiffany & Co., Wins Big in Federal Trial Against Costco
October 5th, 2016
A federal jury in Manhattan today awarded to BGR client, Tiffany & Co., and against defendant Costco Wholesale Corp., punitive damages of $8.25 million. The jury’s punitive damages award will be ...

Statements of Jeffrey A. Mitchell and Leigh M. Harlan, Senior VP, Secretary & General Counsel, Tiffany & Co.
October 5th, 2016
Tiffany and Company v. CostcoWholesale Corp., United States District Court, Southern District of New  York (13 Civ. 1041) (Hon. Laura Taylor Swain) Statement by Jeffrey A. Mitchell, partner, Brow ...

Ex-Governor Rejoins Aides To Build Consultancy
September 7th, 2016
CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE: Daily Journal - Former Gov. Pete Wilson has left Morgan Lewis Consulting to start Wilson Walsh George Ross LLC, a new consultancy with his former deputy chief of staff and pr ...

BGR Establishes Global Consulting Practice Former United States Senator and California Governor Pete Wilson to Lead
September 7th, 2016
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Browne George Ross announces the establishment of its first affiliated consulting group, Wilson Walsh George Ross (WWGR). WWGR is led by former California Governor and United ...

Jury Renders Complete Defense Verdict for BGR Client After Month-Long Trial
April 18th, 2016
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury today found in favor of a BGR client who had been sued by a competitor. The plaintiff alleged that its main customer had conspired with one of plaintiff’s employees ...

Jury Rejects Claim for Millions Against Survivor Co-Creator
February 26th, 2016
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury issued a verdict overwhelmingly in favor of BGR client Conrad Riggs, who with Mark Burnett helped create the smash-hit television shows Survivor and The Apprentice. Th ...

Ruling Enforces $1.6 Million Private Gambling Debt for BGR Client
February 11th, 2016
In what appears to be a first of its kind ruling, a Los Angeles Superior Court on February 11, 2016 granted a motion to enforce a private gambling debt, ruling that BGR’s client is entitled to collec ...