Experience

Advised a Leading International IT Services Provider in Defending Employment Tribunal Claims

Advised a leading IT services provider in defending an Employment Tribunal claims brought by ex-employees for unfair dismissal (by reason of whistleblowing), as well as for race discrimination.

Secured $45 Million in Damages for Tech Client in Patent Infringement Case

Worked as part of a trial team representing our client, a tech company, in asserting a display-technology patent against a multinational electronics company in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. After a two-week trial, the jury found that the defendant willfully infringed our client’s patent and awarded $45 million in damages.

Internal Investigation for Manufacturer Following Sexual Harassment Complaints

Conducted an internal investigation for a high-tech manufacturing company in response to an employee’s complaint of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct against a manager.

Advised Multinational Corporation on Proposed Acquisition of Fintech Group

Advised a leading American multinational financial services corporation on its proposed acquisition of a fintech group in a competitive auction process.

Advised Fintech Company on Proposed Investment, Sale of Shares

Advised a U.K. fintech company on its proposed Series A investment round and related sale of shares.

Advised Technology Company on All Corporate, Commercial Matters

Advised a U.K. technology company, on all corporate and commercial matters, including an equity financing.

Beat Force Majeure Claims and Secured $3 Million in Damages in Pandemic-Driven Dispute

Represented WideOpenWest, a cable TV, internet and phone provider, before a panel of arbitrators on dueling breach of contract claims after WideOpenWest terminated its agreement with ad partner Viamedia in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the arbitration, Viamedia contended that the pandemic, as a force majeure event, excused its failure to pay WideOpenWest. The panel found Viamedia liable for breach of contract and awarded WideOpenWest nearly $3 million in damages, plus attorneys’ fees and costs.

Insider Trading-Related Internal Investigation

Successfully represented a Big Tech employee in an internal investigation related to insider trading.

$7.5 Million Series A Fundraising for Leading U.K Technology Company

Advised a leading U.K.-headquartered health and wellbeing software company in a $7.5 million venture capital-led fundraising.

$200 Million Sale of U.S. Media Company

Advised on the up to $200 million sale of a U.S. privately held media company to a FTSE 250 company.

Advised Large Chicago-based Tech Service Company on Immigration Compliance

Acting as legal representative on their Sponsor Licence and advising on all aspects of their visa applications from the U.S. to the U.K.

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Reinstatement for Global IT Company

Successfully represented a global IT company in resolving a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence revocation, ensuring the licence was reinstated at the early stages of the Judicial Review process.

Advised on Admission to Trading, £17 Million Fundraising

Advised Samarkand Group PLC, a cross-border e-commerce technology and retail group, on the admission of its ordinary shares to trading on the APEX segment of the Aquis Stock Exchange Growth Market in the U.K. The significantly oversubscribed fundraising was scaled up from its original £10 million target to accommodate demand from institutional and qualified investors. The final amount raised was £17 million (before expenses) at an issue price of 115 pence per share. The net proceeds will be used primarily for the expansion of Samarkand’s business development activities and to progress the Nomad platform, its proprietary software platform.

Defense Counsel for Mobile Advertising Platform Developer and Directors in Delaware Chancery Court

Served as defense counsel for a mobile advertising platform developer and its former directors in a Delaware Chancery Court action alleging breach of fiduciary duty and disclosure violations arising out of an M&A transaction.

Defense of Multinational Tech Company in Patent Infringement Claims

Represented multinational technology company specializing in internet-related services and products (online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, mobile software and hardware) in several matters ranging from alleged infringement of patent covering software methods used in generating differential update packages for mobile device operating systems to patent claims related to the non-cellular signal use in determining a cell phone’s location.

Trade Secret, Cybersecurity Protection for Real Estate Technology Industry Client

Represented leading commercial real estate industry platform and cloud service provider in transactions and disputes including the protection of trade secrets and cybersecurity breaches.

Representation in Sale of Consulting, Tech Company Assets

Assisted in the representation of a client in the sale of its consulting and technology company assets.

$35 Million Proprietary Software Purchase for Gaming Software Client

Represented a leading international provider of gaming software in the purchase of proprietary software valued at $35 million, including the negotiation of complex non-compete clauses and source code escrow.

Counsel to Global Payment Technology Company

Served as general counsel to a cloud-based payments technology platform in its global expansion.

Asset Sale for Software Developer

Represented a software development company in its sale of assets to a national health care services company in the provider health care and risk management solutions market.

Filed Suite of Patents for Next-Gen Technology for Multinational Company

Obtained a suite of more than 10 patents for newly developed, next-generation technology, establishing a broad wall of protection not just for the new technology as practiced by the client, but also for white space between competitor technology and the new technology.

Multimillion-Dollar Venture Capital Investment into Gaming Technology Company

Advised an investor on a multimillion-dollar venture capital investment into a mobile sports gaming company.

$32 Million Merger Acquisition of Health Care Tech and Services Provider

Represented health care company in $32 million merger acquisition of health care technology and services provider, following the client’s prior convertible debt investment in the target company.

Acted on Sale of Subsidiary of Large Mobile Operator in Azerbaijan

Acted for a large European mobile operator on the sale of its subsidiary in Azerbaijan.

Defense Verdict for Wireless Carrier

Obtained a defense verdict in a bench trial for a major wireless telecommunications carrier after a landlord sought to evict the wireless carrier from its premises and force the removal of a tower.

Litigation Counsel to Tech Company Following Data Breaches

Served as litigation counsel for an employee recognition and technology company against a telecommunication company that experienced data breaches.

Bet-the-Company Litigation for Tech Startup in Trade Secret, Breach of Contract Case

Served as counsel for technology startup in bet-the-company litigation involving trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract claims.

Defending Employment Tribunal Claim for Whistleblowing

Assisted a global technology provider with defending an employment tribunal claim for automatic unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal. The facts of the case were complicated and spanned across several years, with the claimant seeking losses in excess of £350,000. The claim settled for a fraction of the compensation sought.

Bankruptcy Counsel for Fortune 10 Tech Retailer

Represented a Fortune 10 American technology retailer in bankruptcy. Advised and assisted the client on many issues, including rejection, assignment and assumption of executory contracts, intellectual property license and privacy issues.

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