Patent Litigation

  • Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., et al v. Covidien LP, et al (D. Mass)—representing Covidien (Medtronic) in patent infringement action relating to advanced bipolar electrosurgical device technology
  • Covidien Sales LLC, et al v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (S.D. Ohio)—representing Covidien (Medtronic) in successive patent infringement actions relating to ultrasonic surgical device technology
  • The Lovesac Company v. Burrow, Inc.—represented and obtained favorable settlement for Lovesac in a patent infringement suit involving modular assembly, mounting and couplers for furniture components
  • WalkMe Ltd. v. Pendo.io, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.)—represented developer and provider of website tutorial software programs in patent infringement suit against industry competitor
  • Covidien Sales LLC, et al v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (D. Conn.)—represented Covidien (Medtronic) in patent infringement action and preliminary injunction proceedings relating to ultrasonic surgical devices
  • Tyco Healthcare Group LP, et al v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (D. Conn.)—represented Tyco (now Medtronic) in patent trial and appeal proceedings concerning ultrasonic surgical device technology
  • St. Jude Medical v. Volcano Corp. (D. Del.)—represented St. Jude in series of patent cases relating to diagnostic cardiovascular guide wire technology, including two jury trials

Copyright, Trademark and Trade Secret Litigation

  • Kawhi Leonard v. NIKE, Inc. (D. Or.) – representing NIKE in copyright litigation relating to ownership and infringement of custom design used by NIKE during NBA athlete endorsement deal
  • AVELA et al v. Estate of Marilyn Monroe (S.D.N.Y.)—representing the Estate of Marilyn Monroe in trademark infringement and false endorsement litigation against merchandise licensing entity
  • irth Solutions, LLC v. Apex Data Solutions and Services, LLC, et al. (W.D.N.Y.)—representing developer and provider of web-based (SaaS) utility location and damage prevention software platform in trade secret misappropriation (Defend Trade Secrets Act), Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and unfair completion action against competitor
  • PaySys International, Inc. v. Atos SE, et al. (S.D.N.Y)—represented Atos and affiliates in cross-border copyright, trade secret, breach of contract, and commercial tort action brought by licensor and competitor—secured dismissal of all claims and attorneys’ fee award exceeding $4M
  • New London Associates LLC v. Kinetic Social LLC, et al. (S.D.N.Y.)—represented and secured favorable settlement for defendant Western Alliance Bank in copyright infringement and related tort action involving software programs developed for the online advertising industry
  • Spinelli et al v. Associated Press et al. (S.D.N.Y.)—represented AP in defense of copyright, antitrust and related tort claims brought by a group of professional sports photographers relating to licensing and use of NFL-related photographs
  • Spanski Enterprises, Inc. v. Telewizja Polska S.A. (D.D.C.)—represented Polish public broadcaster in copyright infringement action against domestic licensee relating to geo-blocking of online video content
  • SurgiQuest, Inc. v. Lexion Medical, LLC (D. Del)—represented SurgiQuest (ConMed) in a Lanham Act false advertising trial involving medical device equipment used in minimally invasive surgery

Other Sports, Media and Entertainment Litigation

  • GSP Securities LLC v. Shenzhen Jie An De Enterprise Co. Ltd (S.D.N.Y)—represented and secured favorable settlement for GSP in breach of contract matter relating to financial advisory and consultancy services provided to acquirers of Italian professional football club A.C. Milan S.p.A.
  • Durham Commercial Capital Corp. v. Cerro Records, LLC et al (N.Y. Sup.)—represented defendant ESPN in commercial advertisement contract dispute 
  • In re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Litigation (N.D. Cal.)—Represented third parties ESPN and ABC in antitrust and right of publicity class-action suit relating to the use of current and former student-athletes' names, images and likenesses in college sports videogames and broadcasts
  • W. Stuart Price v. William Cameron, et al and Tulsa Hoops LLC (Okla.)—Counseled minority shareholder of women’s professional basketball club in dispute against majority team owners relating to franchise relocation efforts