Served as lead counsel on behalf of Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC who was sued in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan by the plaintiff, Wacoh Company. The plaintiff alleged that Mercedes and other automobile manufacturers infringed U.S. Patent No. 6,512,364, which relates to accelerometers used in the safety belt and anti-lock systems in vehicles. After a thorough investigation we determined that the suppliers of the accelerometers were responsible for indemnifying the claims of infringement against Mercedes. Thus, we successfully negotiated for a dismissal of Mercedes from the litigation.

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American Eagle Outfitters Inc. v. Payless Shoesource Inc.
Represented American Eagle Outfitters in asserting its trademarks and advertising motif relative to advertising and sale of AMERICAN EAGLE footwear more
Trademark litigation for Chippendales
Represented Chippendales in trademark infringement suit against manufacturer and distributor of Chickendales slot machine. Resulted in a successful more
IRS employee plans compliance audit for a Fortune 500 fast food operator
Represented a Fortune 500 fast food operator regarding the successful IRS employee plans compliance audit of its 401(k) and pension plans. more
Cash/stock transaction for an acoustic parts and car body sealants company
Represented an acoustic parts and car body sealants company located in the U.S., Australia and the U.K. in connection with the sale of the company, more