Experience
  • General Experience
    • Alabama Credit Union v. Credit Union of Alabama (N.D. Ala. 2008)
      Trademark infringement matter.

      Energen Corporation v. CertainTeed Corporation (N.D. Alabama); CertainTeed Corporation v. Energen Corporation (S.D.N.Y)
      In these companion trademark infringement/declaratory judgment cases, the issue was whether CertainTeed’s ENERGEN trademark for solar panel roofing shingles infringed Energen’s rights in trademark ENERGEN for natural gas services.

      Hoover Toyota v. Serra Toyota (N.D. Ala 2008)
      False advertising case filed under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act.

      Hygia Health Services, Inc. v. Masimo Corp. (N.D. Ala. 2009)
      Representation of declaratory judgement plaintiff/counterclaim defendant in a patent infringement and trademark infringement case involving medical products in United States District Court. Case was successfully resolved before trial.

      Non-public FTC investigation (2010)
      Successful termination of a non-public investigation by the FTC without issuance of a complaint of alleged anticompetitive practices in electronic publishing industry.

      Non-public FTC investigation (2011)
      Successful termination of a non-public investigation by the FTC without issuance of a complaint of alleged anticompetitive practices among dental providers.

      Sale of America Service Group (2011)
      Successful clearance of a merger between two healthcare providers in the correctional medical services field that was investigated by the FTC.

      US Beverage v. 4U2U Brands (2013)
      Represented defendant in arbitration over distribution agreement.

      Acquisition of certain assets of Coca-Cola Company (2015)
      Premerger advice and clearance on acquisition of assets by soft drink bottler.

      Non-public FTC investigation (2015)
      Successful termination of five-year investigation of industry by Anticompetitive Practices Division of FTC without issuance of complaint.