Secured Motion to Dismiss for Hospital in Protected Health Information, Termination Case
Prevailed on a contested Motion to Dismiss in favor of hospital client. Plaintiff alleged employment termination in part, due to our client’s allegedly inappropriate and unauthorized disclosure of protected health information. Plaintiff asserted a claim alleging breach of fiduciary duty of confidentiality, seeking both economic losses and punitive damages. Relying in part on HIPAA regulations, we filed a Motion to Dismiss and a Motion to Strike the punitive damages claims, and after oral argument, the Judge granted the Motion.
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.