Manages all aspects of the global trademark portfolio for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. We assisted the company in expanding its operations into dozens of new countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, which involved (among other issues) securing registrations for and protecting translations and transliterations of the company's primary marks. In addition to clearing and registering new marks and maintaining existing registrations, we have assisted the company with licensing its marks and have managed trademark-related disputes for the company in numerous countries throughout the world.

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Counselor for individual and his five franchises in a lawsuit regarding alleged violations of a non-competition covenant in the franchise agreement
Represented an individual and his five franchises, as plaintiffs, in a lawsuit against defendant regarding alleged violations of a non-competition more
Negotiation with Federal Trade Commission for publicly-traded, consumer retail company
Successfully represented a publicly-traded, consumer retail company by persuading the Federal Trade Commission not to bring a case which would have more
Outsourcing services provided to global hospitality company
Represented a global hospitality more
Environmental class action litigation for farmers and an agricultural association
Represented commercial seed farmers and their agricultural trade association who were sued in Idaho state court in a nuisance and trespass class more