The firm served as lead counsel for a Georgia-based software developer in a factually complex theft of trade secrets case involving the copying and misappropriation of source code files relating to the e-mail attachment viewing technology used in handheld devices. Suit was filed on behalf of software developer in October 2003, alleging claims against competitors, and former executives of competitor for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and other claims. Defendants’ motion to dismiss was defeated, and developer successfully moved to compel production of defendants’ source code pertaining to the technology in question, and defeated defendants' omnibus motions for summary judgment and Daubert motions. The case settled for a confidential amount shortly before a three-week trial was scheduled to begin.

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Investigation for a corporation in response to shareholder demand letter
Conducted investigation for Special Committee of the Board of Directors of a corporation in response to shareholder demand letter. more
Insurance contract litigation for major corporations in North Carolina
Successfully defended plan holders and fiduciaries of the largest private guaranteed investment contract in North Carolina against an association’s more
The Coca Cola Co. v. PepsiCo Inc., et al.
Represented Pepsi-Cola Co. and PepsiCo in a patent infringement suit brought by Coca-Cola in the Northern District of Georgia involving bag-in-box more
Sale of engineered coatings facilities
Represented an international industrial products company in the disposition of six engineered coatings facilities to a subsidiary of a major more