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  • Tried claims worth over $100 million to a federal jury arising out of defendant’s breach of a technology and patent licensing agreement relating to truck engines. The case settled before closing arguments, resulting in a recovery for our client of multiple millions of dollars (exact amount is confidential at the request of the defendant.)

  • Served as General Counsel to a high-tech manufacturer, providing full service support, handling every legal need spanning intellectual property, business litigation, employment, business contracts and corporate governance.

  • Acting as “in-house” counsel on behalf of numerous clients in connection with day-to-day intellectual property, marketing and contract issues, including reviewing and drafting supplier agreements, private label agreements and intellectual property agreements.

  • Negotiated licenses with the Collegiate Licensing Company and CAPS (Coalition to Advance the Protection of Sports Logos, which represents the NHL, NFL, MLB and other leagues) in connection with client’s use of professional team names and colors on its products.

  • Obtained dismissal of lawsuits asserting defamation and commercial disparagement claims on behalf of numerous clients.

  • Represented a Big 10 university in litigation regarding copyright ownership dispute and trademark infringement relating to the university’s logo and obtained favorable resolution for the client. 

  • Second-chair trial counsel in patent infringement action before the International Trade Commission (ITC) resulting in favorable settlement for client, a supplier of aftermarket automotive parts.

  • Successfully obtained emergency and preliminary injunctive relief on behalf of national consulting firm in multiple cases involving breaches of restrictive covenants and use of trade secrets by departing employees.

  • Successfully used UDRP proceedings to transfer domain names to numerous clients and successfully defended a UDRP proceeding which resulted in a decision that the “Complaint was brought in bad faith and constitutes an abuse of the administrative proceeding.”