Stefan B. Kalina


Articles:

  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    New Jersey has several favorable pro-policyholder decisions on insurance coverage for intellectual property. These cases arise from a broad interpretation of the "advertising injury" coverage found in the standard commercial general liability (CGL) policy. As a result, many companies are confident that they are protected against IP risks. That confidence is...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Businesses often anticipate the need to resolve disputes and draft arbitration clauses into their contracts. This preserves the option to litigate or arbitrate, depending upon the scope of a specific case and the need to press or close it in a particular time-frame. All too often, however, companies take a wait-and-see approach, choosing to litigate first...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    When directors and officers are sued, they turn to their Directors' and Officers' ("D&O") insurance policies for protection. All too frequently, the insurance company denies coverage, and the policyholder must resort to the courts for relief. As the case law demonstrates, insurers have enjoyed their fair share of success recently, and outside directors...