Represented The National Academy of the Recording Arts & Sciences, the organization which administers the prestigious GRAMMY award ceremony, in connection with efforts to halt Christie's auction of the GRAMMY awarded to James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," in 1986 for the song "Living In America." Christie's refused to heed the firm’s demand that it call off the auction, asserting that there were no enforceable restrictions on the sale of the statuette. The firm responded by promptly commencing a lawsuit in New York state court. Faced with the cloud on title resulting from the lawsuit, Christie's ultimately pulled the GRAMMY award from the auction literally minutes before the bidding on the award was set to begin. Christie's subsequently confirmed that it has returned the statuette with no plans to auction it in the future.

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Trademark counsel to Putt-Putt LLC
Represents Putt-Putt LLC, an entertainment franchise company, as counsel on all aspects of the company’s business, including licensing of the more
Acquisition of Crown Bank NA through a joint venture
Represented Crown Bank NA in connection with its acquisition by a joint venture between Caixa Geral de Depositos, S.A., Portugal and certain more
Domestic and international franchise counseling for Nexcen Brands Inc.
Developed new forms of Franchise Disclosure Documents and franchise agreements to be used in various Nexcen Brands Inc. franchise systems, including more
Bankruptcy counsel for a leading producer of packaged bakery foods
Represented a leading producer of packaged bakery food for more than the last 10 years. The firm has served as national bankruptcy counsel to a more