Ninth Circuit affirms $1.3 million judgment obtained by firm against national environmental contractor

February 19, 2020 — The Ninth Circuit affirmed a $1.3 million judgment that Luminate Law obtained against a national environmental services company in the federal district court in Hawaii. The appellate court issued a brief memorandum opinion affirming the judgment two weeks after holding oral argument on the appeal. The case pitted a Hawaii subcontractor in a major remediation project against the general contractor. The subcontractor alleged that the general contractor diverted work under its

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Elijah Yip to Speak About California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) to American Marketing Association of Hawaii

Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip will be speaking to the American Marketing Association, Hawaii Chapter about the California Consumer Protection Act at a Lunch & Learn seminar on November 14, 2019. The CCPA is California’s new data privacy law that will take effect on January 1, 2020. The seminar will cover the applicability of the CCPA to Hawaii businesses and their advertising and marketing activities. Elijah will also share tips on preparing for compliance with

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Elijah Yip speaks about privacy law at Internet Law seminar

05/22/19 – Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip joined Seith Reiss and Walter Coronel as a panelist in a presentation on the fundamentals of Internet Law. The seminar was sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Technology Law section of the Hawaii Bar Association. Yip presented on privacy law in the U.S. and the GDPR, while Reiss spoke about internet jurisdiction and online defamation issues, and Coronel discussed copyright law on the internet.

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