Matters

  • Defended a libel lawsuit brought against weekly legal newspaper arising out of satirical commentary
  • Defended a well-known national reality television show sued for federal civil rights violation
  • Provided advice to a prominent urban university on claim attacking academic freedom
  • Sought access to divorce records for a major Philadelphia newspaper
  • Defended a Pulitzer Prize-winning film producer sued for defamation by antiwar political activists
  • Defended a daily newspaper sued by well-known real estate developer
  • Fought a prosecutor’s subpoena seeking newspaper reporter’s notes and testimony regarding interview with criminal defendant
  • Defended a local newspaper and reporter sued for defamation by school superintendent
  • Provided prepublication review and counseling to newspapers, film producers, and book authors
  • Defended a Greek multinational telecommunications company sued in Philadelphia
  • Sought access to sealed court records of will contest for a local newspaper
  • Defended universities facing claims of defamation by former and current students
  • Reviewed blog and blogging policies for corporations
  • Defended a fair housing complaint brought against community newspaper over real estate ads
  • Drafted agreements to provide protection for security breaches and loss of protected information
  • Prepared, filed, and prosecuted federal and state trademark applications, and advised as to availability of trademarks
  • Prepared and filed federal copyright application and advised as to policies protecting copyrightable material
  • Prepared intellectual enforcement policies
  • Conducted intellectual property inventory and utilization audits
  • Represented broadcasters in numerous disputed claims of copyright infringement and invasion of privacy
  • Represented a cable network in breach of copyright matter brought by competing producer regarding a television special on African-American military regiment
  • Represented a major television network in series of lawsuits designed to prevent airing of television specials revealing magic tricks
  • Represented a Canadian broadcaster against several copyright claims brought by a producer