Manages all aspects of the global trademark portfolio for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. We assisted the company in expanding its operations into dozens of new countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, which involved (among other issues) securing registrations for and protecting translations and transliterations of the company's primary marks. In addition to clearing and registering new marks and maintaining existing registrations, we have assisted the company with licensing its marks and have managed trademark-related disputes for the company in numerous countries throughout the world.

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Trademark and unfair competition litigation for Compex Int’l Co. Ltd.
Successfully represented Compex International Co. Ltd., a major manufacturer of outdoor patio furniture, in a bench trial against claims by 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
Covad Communications v. BellSouth Corporation (antitrust litigation in Atlanta federal district court)

Served as lead in-house counsel representing BellSouth in this significant antitrust case, which raised issues under essential facilities doctrine more

Constar, Inc. v. Dintaman
The firm served as lead counsel for Constar Inc., an international plastics container manufacturer, in a trade secrets action against a former more