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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Red Prairie Corp. v. Peter Schnorbach
Represented Manhattan Associates who hired an employee who had previously worked for competitor. The employee did not have a non-compete obligation more
Implementation of Brownfields Agreement for Kim's Greensboro Real Estate, LLC
Represented Kim's Greensboro Real Estate, LLC in the redevelopment of property that was the former site of a manufacturing plant for general more
Sale of publicly held Industrial Distribution Group Inc. to a private equity firm
Represented Industrial Distribution Group Inc., a publicly held distributor of industrial supplies, in its acquisition by Eiger Holdco, LLC, an more
Employee benefits advice for one of the nation's largest providers of telephone and broadband services
Advised one of the nation's largest providers of telephone and broadband services with respect to compensation and employee benefit plan issues in a more