Jenner & Block Partner Brent Caslin spoke on a panel titled “Cross-Border Litigation: Recent Developments and Hot Topics,” on October 13, 2012, during the 85th Annual Meeting of The State Bar of California. Speakers addressed a new American blocking statute related to foreign libel claims, a comparison of British and American tort law, attorney-client privilege concerns in Pacific Rim jurisdictions, changes to Japanese procedural rules and California’s International Arbitration Act, among other subjects.
Mr. Caslin is one of two founding partners of Jenner & Block’s Los Angeles office. He manages commercial and intellectual property disputes in the Western United States and around the Pacific Rim. Mr. Caslin has tried civil and criminal cases, argued before the Court of Appeals, and represented clients before domestic and international arbitration tribunals. In 2003, he worked on international matters during a one-year exchange with Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, one of the largest law firms in Tokyo. His practice has been recognized by various media who have named him a “Rising Star,” a “Super Lawyer,” and a “partner with a proven track record in trade secrets work.” He has an active international litigation and arbitration practice and is a leading member of the International Law Section for the State Bar of California, serving as Chair of the Section during the 2011-2012 term and currently serving as an Advisor Emeritus to the Section.
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