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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Wrongful death litigation for a pro bono client
Represented a widow in a wrongful death suit against a railroad company arising from the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train in South Carolina. A more
Sale of pulp operations for one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers
Representing one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers in the sale of two if its Southeast pulp operations for $610 million. more
Inter partes review challenge for Motorola Mobility
Represented Motorola Mobility in an inter partes review challenge of U.S. Patent No. 7,516,484 relating to a reader adapted for a portable more
Intellectual property litigation and counseling services for a major world chemical producer
Represent a Fortune 500 company and major world producer of chemicals, fibers and plastics, by providing a full range of intellectual more