Los Angeles partners Susan Grode and David Halberstadter were recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as two of its 2016 Top Intellectual Property Lawyers. Susan noted that while confidentiality is key in her practice, examining trends and staying ahead of technology are a big part of her job. In a precedent-setting case involving an Oscar-winning film, David compared storytelling in movies and television to that of newspapers and textbooks, ultimately affirming that movies are fully protected by the First Amendment. ("Top Intellectual Property Attorneys," August 17, 2016)