Successfully represented the heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. against CBS Broadcasting Inc. in a highly publicized case before the Eleventh Circuit.  The decision upheld the validity of the copyright of the famous “I Have A Dream” speech against a challenge that it had entered the public domain.  Following briefing and oral argument, the Eleventh Circuit reversed a district court’s finding that Dr. King’s copyright in the speech “I Have A Dream” was forfeited when delivered in 1963 at the March on Washington and remanded the case for trial.  CBS thereafter agreed to a settlement of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate’s claim that CBS infringed copyrights when it used portions of the speech in a documentary by Mike Wallace. Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., Inc. v. CBS, Inc., 194 F.3d 1211 (11th Cir. 1999), reh. denied, 207 F.3d 666 (11th Cir. 2000).

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Acquisition of an international biotechnology laboratory by a clinical laboratory network
The firm assisted one of the world's largest clinical laboratory networks in its acquisition of an international biotechnology more
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Environmental litigation involving migration of off-site contamination
The firm served as lead counsel for a retail building material supplies and distribution company, in an environmental litigation case more
Represented WebMD in joint venture with Japan's Softbank Corp.
Served as lead counsel to WebMD in connection with its joint venture with Japan's Softbank Corp., a telecommunications and media corporation. more