Defended Sony Music Entertainment Inc., So So Def Productions and other defendants in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other claims relating to pre-1972 musical sound recordings.  Representation resulted in dismissal of suit and award of defendants' attorneys' fees.

Cooper v. Sony Music Entm't, Inc., et al.
, 2002 WL 391693 (S.D. Tex. Feb. 22, 2002).

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