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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Patent portfolio management services for Rock-Tenn Company
Provide comprehensive patent portfolio management services for Rock-Tenn Company. Although historically, the company’s main focus has been on more
Sara Lee Corp. v. Kayser-Roth Corp.
Represented the manufacturer of L’eggs® pantyhose in action to enjoin use of LEG LOOKS® mark on re-designed packaging. The Fourth Circuit reversed more
Executive benefit programs for major bottled water company
Represented a major bottled water company in the restructuring of its executive benefit programs, including executive medical and split dollar life more
Bad faith claims counsel for large grocery chain
Successfully represented a large grocery chain in a bad faith suit to secure benefits under its commercial general liability policy for the cost of more