Defense of national telecommunications carrier against patent infringement claims involving cellular network, website, and handsets (D. Del.).
Representation in prosecution of Lanham Act claims on behalf of a nonprofit organization, resulting in an award of default judgment, statutory damages and
attorneys’ fees for client (N.D. Tex).
Representation in prosecution of dilution claims on behalf of health and nutrition consumer products company. Attained a favorable settlement (S.D. Fla.)
Representation in defense of consumer products company against Lanham Act claims. Attained a favorable settlement (S.D.N.Y.).
Representation of DuPont in trade secrets case involving Kevlar®. After eight-week trial, jury awarded DuPont $919.9 million, the largest verdict in
Virginia history. (E.D. Va.)
Prosecution and defense of false advertising claims on behalf of biopharmaceutical company (E.D. Va.).
Representation of a healthcare insurer in an action brought by the American Chiropractic Association, the Virginia Chiropractic Association and several
chiropractors. The plaintiffs alleged a conspiracy in violation of the federal and state antitrust laws, attempted monopolization, a RICO violation,
tortious interference, a common law conspiracy, breach of contract, and violation of state law. Our client obtained a total dismissal of all of the
plaintiffs’ claims through a summary judgment motion, which subsequently was affirmed by the Fourth Circuit.
Representation of transportation company in multimillion dollar arbitration involving breach of contract claims, resulting in favorable decision.
Representation of a healthcare insurer in a DOJ antitrust investigation relating to the insurer’s contracting practices. We were effective in persuading
the DOJ that the investigation should be closed and no enforcement action should be taken.
Participated in numerous antitrust audits for a manufacturer of its various U.S. and international business units.