From employee counseling and litigation to intellectual property and construction and infrastructure, the firm has a long and diverse history in serving education and research clients.

  • K-12 Education
  • Higher Education
  • Research Institutions
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Biotechnology Companies 

Our attorneys are well versed in the issues specific to education and research institute clients.

We serve education and research clients in the following areas.

  • Construction and Infrastructure, including Research Facilities
  • Corporate Policy and Governance
  • Employee Counseling and Litigation
  • Government Relations and Compliance
  • Intellectual Property, Patent, Copyright and Trademark Issues
  • Licensing
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Real Estate
  • Trade Secrets  

Education & Research

Experience Highlights

Breach of contract dispute for Duke University Medical Center
Represent Duke University Medical Center in a dispute involving Massey Energy's alleged breach of a coal contract and its related unfair and more
Patent licensing and research transactions for a medical research foundation
Represented a medical research foundation in patent licensing and sponsored research transactions since 1989.  The medical technology has spanned more
Patent litigation for a national research university
The firm served as lead counsel for a national research university, asserting a constructive trust theory to protect the university's rights in an more
Texas Tech Univ. v. Spiegelberg
Represented Collegiate Licensing Company in litigation to protect the school colors and verbal trademarks of a Texas-based university. The firm’s more

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