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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Master developer representation in transit-oriented development for Carter & Associates LLC
Represented Carter & Associates LLC as master developer of Lindbergh City Center, a 50+ acre transit-oriented development adjacent to MARTA rapid more
Trademark portfolio management for Golder Associates
Represents Golder Associates, an international environmental consulting company, in protecting, maintaining, and enforcing key brands domestically more
Employee benefits work for DSM Services USA
Drafted qualified retirement plan documents for DSM Services USA, including summary plan descriptions, summary of material modification, and plan more
Copyright litigation defense for global music publishing company
Represented global music publishing company against a claim involving alleged violations of authors’ moral rights.
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