Jessica R. Corpuz

Shareholder


Los Angeles

310.860.3327

As a shareholder in the Litigation department, Jessica Corpuz handles complex commercial disputes, emphasizing entertainment and intellectual property litigation. 

She has successfully represented clients in trial, mediation, arbitration, and appeal, including millions of dollars in jury verdicts as well as published reversals of adverse trial court rulings on appeal.

Over the course of her career, Jessica has litigated cases in the fields of entertainment, international law, private equity and corporate transactions, breach of contract, and fraud, among others.  She handles cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants and has appeared before federal and state courts across the country.

Some of Jessica’s representative matters include:

  • Disputes relating to film and television distribution agreements;
  • Licensing disputes, including entertainment and manufacturing licenses;
  • Representation of social media influencers and content producers in connection with copyright issues, endorsement agreements, and digital media transactions;
  • Private equity transactions, including issues in connection with the acquisition and sale of portfolio companies;
  • Numerous breach of contract and fraud claims, resulting in the recovery of millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for Jessica’s clients, and
  • Complex judgment collection, including a $21 million jury verdict for claims of alter ego and fraudulent conveyance and the collection of international assets frozen under federal sanctions programs.

Jessica also gives presentations on civil procedure and trial strategy and writes for the Intellectual Property Law Blog. She has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2014-2020.

Outside of the office, Jessica volunteers her time to teach classes in financial literacy and criminal record expungement to people in transitional housing through LA Family Housing.  She is also an active member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Los Angeles Conservancy.

Jessica earned her B.A. in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, where she was the President of the International Law Society and participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2014-2021

Loyola Law School, J.D.

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.

Webinar: IP Law Update: Understanding the Important Changes to Copyright and Trademark Law Contained in the December 2020 Stimulus Package

Join Josh Escovedo and Jessica Corpuz in this one-hour webinar about Intellectual Property Law and will specifically address The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. A recording of this webinar can be viewed on the Weintraub Tobin YouTube page. Please note that this webinar is for educational purposes only and should not…

  • When: Feb 25, 2021
  • Where: Webinar

WT Wins: Court Issues Permanent Injunction in DTSA and CFAA Case

Shauna Correia and Jessica Corpuz represented our client in federal court in a case under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The client is a major supplier of electronic package storage lockers throughout North America.  The defendant was a former employee who had refused…

Weintraub Tobin Elevates Four Attorneys to Shareholder

Sacramento, CA (January 1, 2021) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that Meagan D. Bainbridge, Jessica R. Corpuz, Josh H. Escovedo, and Daniel C. Kim have been elected Shareholders in the Firm. Meagan Bainbridge is a member of Weintraub’s Labor and Employment and…

36 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named Among 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has released its Northern California, Southern California, and San Diego lists of outstanding attorneys for 2017, on which 36 Weintraub Tobin attorneys have been included. Six Weintraub Tobin attorneys received special recognition as a Top 25 Sacramento Super Lawyer. Weintraub Tobin attorneys named to the 2017 Southern California…

Weintraub Tobin Supplements Commercial Litigation Ranks in Los Angeles – Andrew Gilford and Jessica Corpuz Join Thriving California Law Firm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Michael A. KvarmeManaging ShareholdersWeintraub [email protected] LOS ANGELES (February 2, 2017) – Weintraub Tobin, one of California’s leading full-service law firms, adds long-time litigator Andrew Gilford as a shareholder and Jessica Corpuz as an associate in its Los Angeles office. The duo previously practiced with the boutique law…

Area Man Defends the Rights of Satirists: The Onion’s Headline-Grabbing Amicus Brief Defends the Right to Deadpan Parody

The Onion recently filed a headline-grabbing amicus brief intended to defend the rights of Ohio amateur satirist Anthony Novak. Novak created the “City of Parma Police Department” Facebook account, admittedly to exercise his “fundamental American right” of “[m]ocking our government officials.” His posts to the account included mock advertisements for…

Instagram Defeats Embedding Lawsuit

We previously wrote about a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California against Instagram regarding the use of Instagram’s embedding tools. The plaintiffs, in that case, are two photojournalists who captured images of the George Floyd protests and the 2016 election and posted them to Instagram. Various media companies…

COVID-19 Stimulus Bill also Includes Little-known Provision Creating New Streamlined Tribunal for Copyright Infringement Claims

Nearly unnoticed in the wrangling over the amount of COVID relief payments, the stimulus bill signed into law on December 27, 2020 also included several interesting intellectual property provisions.  Buried thousands of pages into the bill, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (the “CASE Act”) establishes a…