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Defended copyright challenge of Google's Book Search project
The firm served as lead counsel for Google Inc., in defending copyright infringement lawsuits brought by the Author’s Guild, et al., and separately

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Cooper v. Sony Music Entertainment Inc., et al.
Defended Sony Music Entertainment Inc., So So Def Productions and other defendants in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other  more Featured
Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., Inc. v. CBS, Inc.
Successfully represented the heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. against CBS Broadcasting Inc. in a highly publicized case before the Eleventh more Featured
SunTrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin
Represented Houghton Mifflin in a copyright infringement suit prohibiting the publication of the book "The Wind Done Gone" because of alleged more Featured
Faulkner v. National Geographic
As lead amici counsel for more than two dozen academic associations (including the American Association for the Advancement of Science), more Featured
Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records
Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  more Featured
Hustlers, Inc. v. Thomason
Defended Sanctuary Records in a copyright suit.  The court granted Sanctuary's motion to dismiss the on the grounds that Sanctuary held a license more
Cabell v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Served as lead counsel in representing Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., actor/writer Adam Sandler and writer Judd Apatow, et al., in a copyright, more
DC Comics Inc. v. Unlimited Monkey Business Inc.
Represented DC Comics Inc., an AOL Time Warner subsidiary, in a copyright infringement suit in which summary judgment was granted on the grounds that  more
Copyright infringement litigation for global mobility company
Defended a global mobility company in copyright infringement litigation alleging that mobile network carriers were liable for unauthorized sharing of

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Cabell v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Served as lead counsel in representing Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., actor/writer Adam Sandler and writer Judd Apatow, et al., in a copyright, more
SunTrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin
Represented Houghton Mifflin in a copyright infringement suit prohibiting the publication of the book "The Wind Done Gone" because of alleged more
Defended copyright challenge of Google's Book Search project

The firm served as lead counsel for Google Inc., in defending copyright infringement lawsuits brought by the Author’s Guild, et al., and more

Asset sale for the Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr. Inc.
Represented Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr. Inc. in the sale of Dr. King's papers to a buyer sponsored by the City of Atlanta. more