Acquisition of Online Apparel Ecommerce Business, Related IP Assets
Represented an investment firm client in the acquisition at auction of an online specialty retailer’s ecommerce business and related intellectual property assets, including trademarks and domain names, as well as merchandise and other assets. Transaction included negotiating asset purchase agreement, participating in bankruptcy negotiations, review of IP contracts, negotiating of loan document, conducting diligence of IP, as well as transition agreement for continued operation of ecommerce websites and onboarding of IP portfolio.
Filed Trademarks for Retirement Plan Provider in Naming of Major Sports Stadium
Served as IP counsel to a retirement plan provider related to their involvement in purchasing naming rights to a major U.S. sports stadium. Provided counsel on and filed for trademark protection of names and logos following multi-year deal.
Acquisition of Construction Contracting Business
Assisted client in the acquisition of a construction contracting business to allow for geographic expansion.
Outside GC for Global Consumer Products Company
Outside general counsel to a global consumer products company, including prosecution and management of a worldwide trademark portfolio, negotiation of mergers and acquisitions, advice regarding commercial contracts and consumer products liability issues, and handling of data privacy issues.
Outside IP Counsel, Trademark Prosecution for Global Consumer Products Company
Served as outside intellectual property counsel to a global consumer products company, advising on the clearance of proposed trademarks, prosecuting a high volume of applications across a wide range of consumer products, and managing the client’s portfolios worldwide.
Successfully Secured Photo Usage Rights for Animal Care Client
Drafted and successfully secured releases for the authorized use of third-party photographs in animal care client’s marketing and advertising campaigns.
Risk Analysis for Use of Celebrity's Name and Likeness in Literary Work
Provided analysis and recommendations regarding liability risk associated with use of a famous celebrity's name and likeness in an original literary work. The project included an in-depth review of the legal concepts of right of publicity, invasion of privacy, misappropriation, false light and defamation.
50-plus Copyright Applications for Agricultural Client
Prosecuted and successfully registered over 50 copyright applications with the U.S. Copyright Office for the client, a manufacturer of agricultural sprayers and product application systems.
Drafted Sales Promotions for Retail Client's Brands
Drafted and assisted in the successful implementation of various promotions, including social media-based sweepstakes, photo contests, and other advertising campaigns, in an effort to bring more visibility to and consumer interaction with the client's brands.
IP Agreements for Health Client Entering Third-Party Partnerships
Prepared various IP-related agreements including licenses, commercialization and joint development agreements, enabling client to successfully enter into partnerships with third parties.
IP Due Diligence in Business Acquisitions
Led the IP due diligence team in the successful acquisition of at least six animal care products businesses, resulting in the addition of hundreds of trademarks, patents, copyrights and domain names to the client's IP portfolio.
Protection of Global Footwear Company’s Intellectual Property
Represented a global company in the footwear industry regarding the maintenance of its intellectual property portfolio and the protection of its brand.