The economy in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to grow. A handful of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa, it has the world’s greatest population of young people and the number of middle class consumers – estimated to be 350 million – is booming. With such a growing, promising market, comes great
Simon Frankel, a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, has broad civil litigation experience. His practice focuses on copyright and trademark litigation, technology and Internet privacy disputes, and legal issues related to visual art. Mr. Frankel’s extensive intellectual property litigation work includes copyright, patent, trademark, anti-counterfeiting, and right of publicity matters. In the anti-counterfeiting area, Mr. Frankel has worked extensively with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in protecting clients’ intellectual property rights.
His other civil litigation work includes numerous licensing disputes and consumer class actions, including unfair competition and false advertising claims under California Business and Professions Code Section 17200, and Internet privacy claims under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.