Juanita Mendoza

  • May 27, 2023

Juanita is an Associate Attorney at POTENTE and focuses on corporate, employment, and intellectual property transactional matters. She has experience assisting clients across a variety of industries with intellectual property licensing and protection, copyright and trademark registration, commercial agreements, and other general corporate matters. She is passionate about understanding clients’ needs and operations to find practical solutions for reaching their goals.

Juanita earned her Juris Doctor and Intellectual Property Certificate from Whittier Law School. During law school, she externed at a Chinese law firm in Beijing where she focused on entertainment, media, Internet, and international intellectual property law.

  • January 17, 2023
  • Blog

Proposed Federal Law Could Ban Non-Competes

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a rule that would ban all non-competes with very limited exceptions. If approved, the new rule would make it illegal for an employer to attempt to enter into a non-compete agreement with an employee, maintain an existing non-compete agreement, or advise an employee...

  • December 01, 2022
  • Blog

California’s 2023 Minimum Wage Adjustments

Effective January 1, 2023, the state-wide California minimum wage will rise to $15.50 per hour for all employees, regardless of the size of their employer. This accelerated increase is required by a provision in the state's existing minimum wage law that was triggered because inflation exceeded 7%. Certain counties and cities in...