Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Cree Inc. v. North Carolina State University
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Cree, Inc., a market leader in semiconductor manufacturing, against North Carolina State University for more
Trademark infringement for a large American retail company
Assisted large American retail company in investigating and pursuing trademark infringement in Asia, including potential criminal and civil remedies. more
Headquarters lease negotiations for Nestlé Waters North America, Inc.
Represented Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. in the negotiation of lease for 165,000 square foot headquarter office facility in Stamford, more
Large-scale land acquisition on behalf of real estate company
Represented a real estate company in the investment purchase of approximately 5,100 acres of undeveloped land in coastal South Carolina. more