The firm served as lead counsel in representing a major multinational corporation headquartered in Switzerland in two related international arbitration proceedings against a consortium of Swiss and German insurance companies for coverage in connection with several nationwide consumer class-actions and lawsuits brought by the client’s competitors alleging false designation of origin, false advertising and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Our client sought coverage under the “advertising injury” provisions of worldwide excess/umbrella policies issued by the consortium. Both arbitrations were ad hoc proceedings before well-known international arbitrators. The first proceeding settled favorably before the hearings. In the second proceeding, hearings were conducted in Zurich, Switzerland, after which the Panel issued a substantial monetary award to our client.

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Multifaceted debt refinancing transaction for Interface Inc.
Represented Interface Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, production and sales of modular carpet, in its approximately $300 million public debt 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
Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LLP v. Cox Communications; In re Katz Interactive Call Processing Patent Litigation; Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LLP v. EarthLink Inc.
Lead counsel on behalf of Cox Communications and EarthLink in a suit filed by Ronald A. Katz Licensing Technology in the U.S. District Court for the more
Environmental representation for a major wireless telecommunications provider
Represented a major wireless telecommunications provider in all environmental aspects of its cell tower acquisitions and development. more