Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  The suit alleged violations of the right of publicity and the Lanham Act, defamation and various other state law claims.  

Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records, 76 F.Supp. 2d 775 (E.D. Mich. 1999), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 329 F.3d 437 (6th Cir. 2003), cert. denied, 2003 WL 22303348 (Dec. 8, 2003).

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Multiple joint ventures for TLC Beatrice
Represented, as lead counsel, TLC Beatrice, an international food conglomerate, in connection with four joint ventures located in the People's more
Sandberg and Sikorski Corp. v. Andin International Inc.
Successfully represented defendant, Andin International Inc., owned by Aya Azrialant, a jewelry designer accused of copyright infringement of a more
Leather Indus., et al. v. EPA
The firm served as lead counsel in representing the city of Pueblo, Colorado in a successful challenge to parts of an EPA rule on sludge more
Trademark infringement for a large American retail company
Assisted large American retail company in investigating and pursuing trademark infringement in Asia, including potential criminal and civil remedies. more