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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Contested acquisition of CNB Financial Corporation
Represented CNB Financial Corporation in its contested acquisition. After executing a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., CNB more
Secured over $100M in working capital, franchisee loan facilities and senior unsecured notes for publicly held company
Representation of publicly held company, as borrower, issuer and guarantor, engaged in selling and leasing home and office furniture, electronics and more
Programmatic real estate joint venture formation
Represented real estate firm in connection with the formation of a programmatic real estate joint venture with a national equity participant.  The more
Breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty for a large financial institution
The firm represented a large financial institution in defense of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by another major bank more