Patent Litigation

Medical Devices:

  • 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)—representied Covidien (Medtronic) in successive patent infringement actions relating to ultrasonic surgical device technology
  • 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 infringement action concerning ultrasonic medical device technology
  • St. Jude Medical v. Volcano Corp. (D. Del.)—represented St. Jude in series of offensive and defensive patent litigations relating to diagnostic cardiovascular guide wire technology, including two jury trials

Software Systems:

  • WalkMe Ltd. v. Pendo.io, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.)—representing Israel-based developer and provider of website tutorial software programs in offensive patent infringement suit against industry competitor

Copyright Act, Lanham Act and Trade Secret Litigation

Software Systems:

  • PaySys International, Inc. v. Atos SE, et al. (S.D.N.Y)—representing Atos in copyright infringement, state law trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and related tort action concerning credit card and payment processing software systems
  • irth Solutions, LLC v. Apex Data Solutions and Services, LLC, et al. (W.D.N.Y.)—representing developer and provider of web-based utility location and damage prevention software platform in trade secret misappropriation (Defend Trade Secrets Act) and unfair completion action against industry competitor
  • 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

Multimedia:

  • Anson v. Weinstein, et al. (C.D. Cal.)—representing film studio Lantern Entertainment in copyright infringement action brought by The Amityville Horror book author's heir against producers and distributors of the film Amityville: The Awakening
  • 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

Branding and Retail:

  • 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

Medical Devices:

  • 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.
  • 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