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CREWSV: OPPORTUNITY ZONES IN THE BAY AREA: What’s Behind All the Hype?

By Hoge Fenton | 03.21.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

  Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Location: Silicon Valley Capital Club 50 W San Fernando St, Suite 1700 San Jose, CA 95113 Time: 11:30 A.M. Registration & buffet lunch | 12:00 Noon Program begins Opportunity Zones are everywhere: Literally and figuratively. The place-based economic incentive has launched a frenzy for deals in these 8,000 zones spread throughout the country. This new tax incentive is designed to spur investment in these specific geographies, and the Bay Area has Zones throughout San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, as well as Redwood City, Fremont, Gilroy and elsewhere. Downtown San Jose in particular is getting a lot of buzz. In addition to real estate developers, commercial tenants are also poised to benefit. So how does the incentive work, and how can real estate industry professionals, and tenants take advantage? Featuring: Sean A. Cottle Shareholder Hoge Fenton Kelly Kline Chief Economic Development and Land Use Officer, Office of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Joshua Burroughs Chief Operating Officer and SVP of Development, Urban Catalyst Moderator: Brian Franklin Vice President Morgan Stanley REGISTRATION: REGISTER HERE CREW Members $55 | Nonmembers $95 Register by Thursday, April 4, 2019* *$10 late fee for registrations received after 4/4/19 or at the door. If you have questions, please email Michelle Goudeaux.

Hoge Fenton Trademark Attorney Dana Brody-Brown to Present at the Monterey County Women Lawyer’s Association IP Law Seminar for Non-IP Lawyers

By Hoge Fenton | 03.4.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Stop overlooking critical deal-making intellectual property law with this presentation by Dana Brody-Brown of Hoge Fenton on the topic of IP law for non-IP Lawyers. How often do we use intellectual property language without understanding how it impacts us, especially given the uncertainties of this specialized area? Every employment contract, settlement agreement, & basic business/non-profit/government agency use this language without a strong understanding of its long-lasting impact. In this seminar, we will discuss the basic principle of copyright and trademark law – and even sprinkle in critical patent law concepts: the basics of the right to be attributed, the value of nonsensical representations, and the idea of being first. Specific techniques to protect your client – whether a business owner, an employer, or a party to a settlement – will be provided. Register by email kbrown@kaglaw.net and mail payment checks (made out to MCWLA) to Kari Brown 24591 Silver Cloud Court, Suite 200, Monterey, CA 93940. Non-Member: $45.00 MCWLA Member: $30.00 MCWLA Member: $30.00 Please Click Here for Flyer Payment must be received prior to event. Priority will be given for reservations before Friday, March 15. After that date, reservations are first-come, first-serve and space may be limited. RSVP early! Presented in conjunction with The Monterey County Bar Association, a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. No cancellations. For more information, please call (831) 373-7500.

Using Capital Gains Strategies to Market Yourself to Real Estate Investors

By Hoge Fenton | 02.27.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

The Bay East Association Platinum Affiliates just hosted the “Using Capital Gains Strategies to Market Yourself to Real Estate Investors” program on February 19th. The program was aimed at assisting professionals with strategies to help real estate investors save taxes on the sale of investment property. The Platinum Affiliate showcased Hoge Fenton attorneys Steve Siner and Sean Cottle, in addition to Joseph Callejas of IPIX1031, and moderator Rich Arzaga from Cornerstone Wealth Management. The panel was well received and we look forward to partnering up with the Bay East Platinum Affiliates again for the opportunity to educate the real estate community.

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