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. The firm 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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Fort James Corp. & Fort James Operating Co. v. J.H. McNairn, Ltd., et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Georgia-Pacific LLC’s subsidiaries in a patent infringement suit against two competitors in the Northern more
Private equity investment for Peachtree Equity Partners
Represented Peachtree Equity Partners, a private equity fund, in diagnostic imaging center investment. more
Patent and trademark portfolio management for Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc. in comprehensive patent and trademark portfolio management, including counsel and administration relative to more
Favorable settlement of OSHA citation for drilling company
Represented a drilling company against an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) citation for an injury that occurred during more