Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Smith & Nephew, an industry leader in the development of advanced medical devices and implants. The company offers technically innovative products in areas such as orthopedic reconstruction and trauma, endoscopy, advanced wound management and biologics. Provide counsel and advice in all aspects of the company's business, including helping shape its overall patent strategy. As part of this, the firm takes an active role in identifying and protecting innovations, as well as evaluating third-party intellectual property rights.  Further, the firm provides counseling in connection with the company’s patent licensing and acquisition activities and has represented the company in several patent infringement matters.

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Joint venture for WebMD
Represented WebMD, in connection with the international aspects of a $1 billion joint venture with NewsCorp. more
Barry W. Thomas v. Motorola, Inc.; Barry W. Thomas v. Cingular Wireless LLC, et al.; Barry W. Thomas v. Cox Communications, Inc., et al.; Thomas v. Adelphia Communications Corp., et al.; Thomas v. Alltel, et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a number of defendants, including Motorola, AT&T, and Cox Communications in two parallel patent more
Acquisitions by Meriturn Partners LLC
Represented Meriturn Partners LLC, a private equity firm, specializing in middle-market, corporate restructurings and turnarounds and general ongoing more
Outsourcing for one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers
Represented one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers in outsourcing of finance and accounting services. more