Blank Rome Adds Bankruptcy Specialist in New York

Ira L. Herman has joined Blank Rome as a partner in the Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy group.

Blank Rome Expands Corporate Litigation Practice in New York

Samuel D. Levy has joined Blank Rome as a partner in its New York Corporate Litigation group.

Blank Rome Adds New Partner in Pittsburgh

Ronald W. Frank has joined Blank Rome as a Partner in the Corporate, M&A and Securities group in the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

Blank Rome Adds More Than 100 Dickstein Shapiro Attorneys

Blank Rome added more than 100 attorneys and additional staff from Dickstein Shapiro’s New York and Washington offices to its firm.

Blank Rome Welcomes Partner, Of Counsel in LA

Blank Rome announced Frank Kaplan, partner, and Ken Meyers, of counsel, joined the firm in the corporate litigation group.

Blank Rome Adds Veteran Bankruptcy Attorney in New York

Blank Rome added Rick Antonoff as a partner in the Finance, Restructuring, and Bankruptcy group. Antonoff joined from the Financial Restructuring Group at Clifford Chance.

Blank Rome Names Ricchiuti Finance Of Counsel

Blank Rome appointed James Ricchiuti of counsel in the Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy group. Ricchiuti previously served at Entrepreneur Growth Capital, Credit Cash, Finova Capital and Heller Financial.

Secured Lender Loses to IP Owner in Dispute Over Proceeds of Trademarked Inventory

In Variety Wholesalers, Inc. v. Prime Apparel, the borrower sold to a customer certain goods that incorporated a trademark owned by the borrower’s vendor. This case highlights an often overlooked category of risk for secured lenders — the risks associated with financing inventory sold in violation of third-party intellectual property rights.