Experience
  • General Experience
    • First Team Technology, Inc. v. Solid Earth, Inc., N.D. Fla. 2002

      Represented defendant in copyright infringement case involving computer software. Settled after obtaining partial summary judgment on copyright infringement and trade secret claims.

      Integrated Management Solutions, Inc. v. Smith, et al. (N.D. Ala.)

      Represented plaintiff in asserting claims for copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation.

      Reed-Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick (U.S. Supreme Court, pending, Dkt. No. 08-103).

      This matter arises from the In re Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Infringement Litigation, and is before the Supreme Court on a jurisdictional issue. The underlying matter is a series of copyright infringement class actions consolidated for multidistrict litigation.

      Simpleville Music, et al. v. Mizell, 451 F.Supp. 2d 1293 (M.D. Ala. 2006)

      Regarding copyright infringement by unauthorized radio broadcast.

      Copyright infringement litigation

      Jointly selected by the parties and approved by the court to serve as special master and court-appointed expert in substantial copyright infringement litigation involving computer software.

      Musical Copyrights License Agreement

      The firm is structuring an exclusive license agreement of musical copyrights for the use and benefit of third party beneficiaries, where the copyright holders have taken ownership of the copyright through Alabama’s laws of intestate succession.

      Photograph and painting copyright infringement

      Copyright infringement concerning a photograph and painting of a famous college sports figure.