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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Oklahoma Med. Research Found. v. Eli Lilly & Co.
Represented Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) in a suit against Eli Lilly in the Western District of Oklahoma. OMRF alleged patent more
Trust preferred securities offering for New York Community Bancorp Inc.
Represented New York Community Bancorp Inc. in connection with its redemption of $80.0 of trust preferred securities and subsequent issuance of more
Murray v. National Broadcasting Co.
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of NBC in idea submission case brought by former employee who allegedly originated idea for The Cosby more
Represented Landmark Communications Inc. in sale of The Weather Channel
Represented Landmark Communications Inc. in the September 2008 sale of its weather-related businesses, including The Weather Channel and weather.com, more