Patent Preparation and Prosecution for Leading-Edge Technologies
Prepared and prosecuted patent applications on leading-edge technologies developed by research institutes, including new imaging and diagnostic methodologies for detecting diseases and monitoring treatment progresses.
GDPR Compliance Program for University
Helped facilitate the design and implementation of all facets of international university’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) program.
Restructuring, Reclassifying Endowment Funds for Liberal Arts College
Counseled private liberal arts college regarding restructuring and reclassifying endowment funds.
Restructuring of Multi-State, For-Profit College
Served as counsel to a multi-state, for-profit college in its restructuring and ultimate closure.
Bond Issuance for Liberal Arts College
Served as counsel in bond issuance for liberal arts college to build additional student housing.
Sale of Assets of For-Profit Colleges
Served as sellers’ counsel in sale of substantially all of the assets of a for profit college, including counsel on regulatory and accreditation requirements and compliance.
Defense in Deceptive Marketing Campaign for Private School
Represented a private school in allegations brought by the Illinois attorney general claiming that their internet marketing campaign is inherently deceptive because of the search terms it bid on in its Google AdWords® account. Filed motions for summary judgment and obtained key concessions in depositions that negated the state’s theory.
Defeat of 21 Injunctions Against Private University
Defeated a request by the Colorado attorney general for 21 separate injunctions sought against a private university. After a five-day preliminary injunction proceeding, the court rejected each of the state’s requests finding they had no reasonable likelihood of success on the merits.
Bylaw Amendments for Private University Relating to Governance Restructuring
Drafted extensive bylaw amendments for a private university regarding fundamental governance restructuring.
Resolved Significant Regulatory Issue After Entity Invalidated by DSS
Resolved a significant regulatory issue for a large publicly traded company after the newly acquired entity was invalidated by the U.S. Government (Defense Security Service).
Favorable Ruling for University Granting 11th Amendment Immunity
Obtained favorable ruling in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri granting employer 11th Amendment immunity from future litigations.
Dismissal of Fraud, MMPA Case Against College Owner
Secured dismissal of a case against the owner of a career training college after the college closed abruptly. The plaintiffs filed suit for fraud and violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act alleging the college and its advertisements knowingly made false representations of student outcomes. After obtaining depositions from the two plaintiffs where they admitted they had no contact with the client, we also obtained sworn affidavits from former employees saying the client had no part in the day-to-day operations of the college or the drafting of its advertisements. The plaintiffs were unable to find witnesses to say otherwise and voluntarily dismissed the case.
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