Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. News/Blogs Feed Jan 2021firmwise Outlook for Cannabis in 2021 Mar 2021Events Estate Planning to Guardianship – Ensuring You and Your Loved Ones Are Protected Live Webcast CLE Presentation Jan 2021EventsFrom Estate Planning to Guardianship &ndash; Ensuring You and Your Loved Ones Are Protected Planning for the future can be daunting, but taking the time now to make certain determinations regarding who will make decisions for you when you are incapacitated or how your assets will be distributed upon your death could save your family from potential disagreements and unnecessary costs during an already difficult time. When these decisions cannot be made, however, because someone is already incapacitated due to a developmental disability or cognitively impaired, a guardianship will protect your loved one. This webinar will examine wills, healthcare proxies, power of attorney, trusts, guardianships and other protective arrangements.<br /> <br /> Click <a href=";ADMIN_PREVIEW=true">here </a>to register.<br type="_moz" /> Releases Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 Jan 2021Publications Schotz Nabs IP Atty From Thompson & Knight Jan 2021News Will Evolving Marijuana Laws Impact the Workplace in 2021? Jan 2021News York appears better positioned to legalize $2 billion-plus recreational marijuana market Jan 2021News Schotz Welcomes Veteran IP Lawyer as New Member in Dallas Jan 2021NewsCole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of veteran intellectual property lawyer <a href="">Vishal Patel</a> as a member in the firm&rsquo;s Dallas office. Mr. Patel joins from Thompson &amp; Knight LLP. <br /> <br /> &ldquo;Vishal adds significant experience to our Dallas office and our growing national Intellectual Property Department,&rdquo; said Gary Sorden, member in the firm&rsquo;s Dallas office. &ldquo;He has worked across a wide range of industries and his experience as an accomplished lawyer will enhance the services we offer to our clients locally and nationally.&rdquo; <br /> <br /> Mr. Patel advises clients on intellectual property disputes and technology transactions in industries including semiconductor design and manufacturing, biotechnology and medical devices, telecommunications, cloud software, investment and banking, aviation, retail and hospitality. He regularly represents clients in patent disputes and trade secret litigation in state and federal courts and before the International Trade Commission. <br /> <br /> &ldquo;Cole Schotz&rsquo; IP group has earned a reputation for aggressively advocating for clients while providing business-focused counsel that is rooted in industry experience and technical wherewithal,&rdquo; said Mr. Patel. &ldquo;It is a privilege to be part of the continued growth of the IP group here in Dallas and I look forward to serving the firm&rsquo;s clients nationwide.&rdquo; <br /> <br /> Prior to entering the field of law, Mr. Patel was an engineer who focused on orthopedic technologies and prosthesis. As a lawyer, he draws on this experience to counsel clients with their most complex IP and technology challenges.<br /> <br /> Mr. Patel is a graduate from the University of Houston Law Center and received a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in biomedical engineering from St. Louis University. <br /> the Supreme Court could upend Biden's green agenda Jan 2021News Act Update: Amount of Notice Provided for Pandemic-Related Mass Layoffs Subject to Close Judicial Scrutiny Jan 2021Publications Digest: On the move Jan 2021News