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Jassy Speaks on Bar Association Panel Discussing Defamation and Anti-SLAPP Issues
May 2021 - Jean-Paul Jassy served on a panel for the Los Angeles County Bar Association title "So Your Client Wants to Sue the Internet."   Jassy discussed defamation and anti-SLAPP issues and considerations.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Wins Public Records Act Case Against Ford and City of Los Angeles
May 2021 - Jean-Paul Jassy and Elizabeth Baldridge secured a victory under the California Public Records Act for client Vox Media LLC against Ford Motor Company and the City of Los Angeles.   The case concerned documents exchanged between Ford and the Los Angeles Police Department that Ford argued were exempt from disclosure as trade secrets.   The Court disagreed with Ford and ruled in Vox Media's favor.   A copy of the Court's order can be viewed here.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Prevails in Defamation Action for TechCrunch Against GOP Congressional Candidate
April 2021 - A court in Florida dismissed a defamation action brought by GOP congressional candidate Laura Loomer against Jassy Vick Carolan LLP client TechCrunch.   The team on the matter was Jean-Paul Jassy, William Um and Elizabeth Baldridge.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Secures Dismissal in Defamation Case for Environmental Non-Profit
March 2021 - Jean-Paul Jassy and Jeffrey A. Payne prevailed on an anti-SLAPP motion in Los Angeles Superior Court, securing a victory for an environmental non-profit accused of defamation.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Defeats Copyright Infringement Claims Concerning Avatar And Taken
October 2020 - A team comprised of Jean-Paul Jassy, Kevin Vick and Elizabeth Baldridge, representing Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., Lightstorm Entertainment Inc., News Corp. and James Cameron, prevailed on a motion to dismiss copyright infringement and related claims concerning the movies Avatar and Taken.   The Court dismissed the claims with prejudice and entered judgment in the Firm's clients' favor.   A copy of the order is here.