September 25, 2021

Find me the yoga guru’s Ferraris

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British woman wins control of yogi Bikram’s empire and 43 luxury cars after sex case… but they’ve vanished By Caroline Graham In Los Angeles For The Mail On Sunday Bikram Choudhury, 70, made his name and a £60 million fortune from yoga But he has now been stripped of his worldwide empire by a Los […]

Miki Jaffa-Bodden : Cayman Islands fugitive from justice receives $ multi million award

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By Peter Polack Miki Jafa-Bodden was a lawyer who fled the Cayman Islands in 2004. She was prominent for representing group led by Wayne Panton that sought to overturn several thousand grants of Caymanian status. She was charged for: 1. Attempting to mislead a police officer 2. Disorderly conduct in a police station 3. Permitting […]

GC of Bikram Yoga wins $7.3 million in sexual harassment case

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By Stephanie Forshee From Corporate Counsel The former general counsel of Bikram Yoga won millions of dollars in punitive damages on Tuesday in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the company’s founder, Bikram Choudhury. A state court jury in Los Angeles awarded the former GC, Minakshi Jafa-Bodden, $6.4 million in punitive damages. The award came a day after […]

IP battles disturb the meditative calm of yoga rivals

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By Lisa Shuchman, From Corporate Counsel Yoga has long been known as a calming and spiritual practice—one that brings peace and well-being to the body, mind and spirit. Intellectual property, as most who have tangled with it know, is anything but peaceful. So what happens to the tranquil world of yoga when IP enters the […]