Of Interest

Representative Cases

Litigation

Successfully defended Chinese wholesaler in trademark infringement and unfair competition suit.

Successfully defended Los Angeles hip-hop designer/manufacturer in trademark Opposition proceedings instituted by major European conglomerate before the U.S. Trademark Office Trademark Trials and Appeals Board.

Successfully obtained Temporary Restraining Order and Permanent Injunction preventing construction of structure which would block dramatic views of homeowners in the Hollywood Hills.

Arbitration

Successfully enforced patent license for South African client in International Commercial Arbitration.

Obtained favorable settlement for financial services firm in NASD Arbitration.

Transactions

Established and authored all agreements for international distribution systems for U.S. companies to enter several markets in the Middle and Far East, Europe, China, and Mexico.

Designed and implemented self-financed, risk-managed system for long-term export of hundreds of U.S. aerospace products to the Chinese Ministry of Aerospace Industry.

Established workable, self-financed operating structure for consortium of U.S. and foreign firms to enter Middle East trade bloc market (GCC); negotiated and wrote all agreements; negotiated lease and licensing agreements with applicable foreign governments, etc.

Designed and executed consolidation of U.S. operations of publicly held, multinational service corporation doing business in 17 states, saving the client $millions/year in administrative costs.

Negotiated and authored all bids, proposals, agreements, payment terms, etc., required to finance and execute major turn-key construction project in Middle East, involving a foreign government, several U.S. and foreign banks, and European logistics companies.

Risk Avoidance

Restructured multi-million dollar sale of U.S. high-technology equipment to a foreign government, successfully resolving serious financial and regulatory compliance problems, and enabling manufacturer to avoid fines, criminal penalties and financial risks, and accomplish further sales.

Designed export controls compliance program for high technology company exporting to Europe, Asia, the Middle and Far East, and China.