News

Many of our engagements involve matters in which our clients face significant public attention. The following is a list of news stories about the firm, our clients, cases and the results we have achieved.


Firm News December 10, 2018

Kobre & Kim Wins Order Against Chinese Billionaire Jia Yueting in International Enforcement

Kobre & Kim has obtained an important victory in enforcing an arbitration award against Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the high-profile businessman who founded tech conglomerates Le.com and LeEco. The arbitral award, made by the Beijing Arbitration Commission in January this year, is held by To-Win Capital Group Co., Ltd (“To-Win Capital”) against Jia Yueting.

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Firm News December 5, 2018

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in 2019 Legal Directories

The firm and its lawyers have received recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

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Firm News November 8, 2018

Kobre & Kim Explains How Litigation Funds Support Israeli Tech Companies Facing Lawsuits from MNCs

A team of Kobre & Kim attorneys – Michael Rosen, Robert Henoch, and Will Rosenzweig – shed light on the invaluable benefits litigation funding tools present for innovative Israeli companies facing court disputes with MNCs.

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Firm News July 31, 2018

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF Launch First Fund Empowering Israeli Tech Innovators to Challenge Industry Giants

Kobre & Kim and Bentham IMF, a leading commercial litigation funder, have launched a first-of-its-kind disputes fund that empowers startup and growth-stage Israeli tech companies to pursue legal claims against virtually any adversary, no matter the size or location.

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Firm News June 27, 2018

Human Rights First Pro Bono Stars

Kobre & Kim would like to congratulate Kelly Spatola on being selected as one of Human Rights First 2018 Pro Bono Stars. Kelly, along with Steven Perlstein, Gabriela Barreto, Melisa González, Tara Roy, and Robert Locke, have been helping a Honduran domestic abuse victim gain asylum in the U.S. 

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Firm News February 15, 2018

Citing Firm’s ‘Booming’ Asia Practice, Kobre & Kim Continues Rapid Growth, Am Law Reports

Kobre & Kim’s “focused business model and its booming Asia practice combined for stellar growth in 2017,” reports The American Lawyer

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Firm News January 31, 2018

DOJ Drops Remaining Charges Against Kobre & Kim Client Salomon Melgen Following Hung Jury and Partial Acquittal

Our government enforcement defense team has secured a major victory on behalf of our client Dr. Salomon Melgen, Senator Bob Menendez’s co-defendant in the highly publicized 10-week corruption trial pursued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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Firm News January 17, 2018

Kobre & Kim Secures Strategic Win in CPA Global Matter

Our IP litigation team has secured a major victory before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center in a case brought against the firm relating to an investigation and possible consolidated action against IP management and technology company CPA Global for allegedly breaching standard service contracts with what may be tens of thousands of clients through concealed markups.

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Firm News October 24, 2017

Kobre & Kim is the Latest Am Law 200 Firm to Launch in Shanghai

Marking its third Asia office, Kobre & Kim has opened its doors in Shanghai, offering special conflicts counsel in multijurisdictional joint venture disputes and independent internal investigations. The American Lawyer International reports on the firm’s launch and unique offerings in China and the greater Asia region. 

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Firm News September 29, 2017

Kobre & Kim and Baker & Partners Announce Partnership with Bentham IMF to Investigate Alleged Overcharging by Patent Renewal Services Company CPA Global

International law firm Kobre & Kim, along with leading Jersey law firm Baker & Partners, announced today that they have entered into a funding arrangement with Bentham IMF to investigate and possibly sue CPA Global, alleging systematic and widespread overcharging of clients for patent renewal services.  

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Firm News September 12, 2017

Kobre & Kim Continues to Expand Global Insolvency Practice With Senior Hire

Kobre & Kim welcomes Daniel Saval to its cross-border insolvency litigation practice in New York. 

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Firm News August 4, 2017

Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes File Amicus Brief on Coin Center’s Behalf Opposing Broad IRS Request for Coinbase User Data

Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes filed an amicus brief August 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Coin Center's behalf, opposing a broad Internal Revenue Service request for Coinbase customer financial records.

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Firm News May 31, 2017

Kobre & Kim Expands Government Enforcement Defense Team With DOJ Prosecutor in San Francisco

Kobre & Kim deepens its Government Enforcement Defense bench with the addition of former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Hartley West in San Francisco.

 

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Firm News May 25, 2017

Kobre & Kim Joins Am Law 200 Ranks

Kobre & Kim has been ranked on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Am Law 200 list. 

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Firm News April 20, 2017

Kobre & Kim Successfully Defends Against Application to Bring Derivative Proceedings in the BVI Commercial Court

Kobre & Kim successfully defended the directors of Spectrum Galaxy Fund Limited (Spectrum) in an application for court permission in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to commence derivative proceedings in Florida on behalf the company.

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