Brokered an advantageous settlement agreement for Washington University in St. Louis in a complex copyright infringement action. The case involved the University's acquisition of a film and media archive in 2001 consisting of various documentary film materials that were collected by the late Henry Hampton, the documentary filmmaker famous for his critically acclaimed television series on civil rights in America, "Eyes on the Prize." Six years after acquiring and housing the archive materials in the University's Film and Media Archive, the late Henry Hampton's media company sued the University in Boston, Massachusetts for copyright infringement, conversion and various other claims based on the University's possession and use of the archive. We immediately filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit and entered into settlement discussions that raised nuanced and novel questions of copyright law.

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Zino Davidoff S.A. v. CVS Corp.
Obtained a preliminary injunction, which was affirmed on appeal, enjoining CVS's sale of decoded gray market DAVIDOFF COOL WATER fragrances, as well more
Sale of assets of Dan River, Inc.
The firm represented Dan River, Inc., a Virginia-based textile manufacturer, in the $19 million sale of its assets. more
Negotiation of long term ground lease for major hotel chain
Represented a hotel company in negotiation of long term ground lease for prototype mid-scale hotel, negotiation of development agreement, negotiation more
Acquisition of Dubai-based organization by Global Knowledge Training LLC
Advised Global Knowledge Training LLC, the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information more