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County Bar Selects Rex S. Heinke as President

Heinke will become LACBA's 122nd President On July 1, 2000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact:  
Michael T. Elliott
213-896-6450
telliott@lacba.org 

The Los Angeles County Bar Association is proud to announce the selection of Rex S. Heinke as President. Heinke will become LACBA's 122nd President on July 1, 2000. The installation dinner in his honor will be held at the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel on June 20th.

Rex S. Heinke is a partner in Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland, LLP. Previously, he was a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Los Angeles, California, and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Group. He specializes in intellectual property, entertainment, appellate, media, internet, and First Amendment and other constitutional law matters. Litigated cases include: Los Angeles Time & Washington Post v. FreeRepublic (copyright infringement on the internet); New Kids on the Block v. News America Publishing (trademark, fair use and right of publicity); Sega v. Accolade (reverse engineering of computer software); Hunt v. NBC (prior restraint and fair trial rights); and Wilkinson v. Superior Court (constitutional right of privacy and employee drug testing).

He has lectured on these issues for a variety of groups, including the American Bar Association's Intellectual Property Committee, the U.S.C. Entertainment Law Institute, the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Sections, the Practicing Law Institute, and the Duke and University of Oregon law schools. He is the author of Media Law published by BNA. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers.

Mr. Heinke has served as President of Public Counsel, the pro bono law firm of the Los Angeles County Bar and Beverly Hills Bar Associations. He has also been a member of the State Bar's Advisory Committee to review the Rules and Procedures of the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation.

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) is the largest local voluntary bar association in the nation with a membership of more than 23,000 attorneys. The County Bar is extensively engaged in advancing the administration of justice, and meeting the professional needs of the legal community. For more information on LACBA, visit www.lacba.org




     





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