Experience

    • Kate Spade in winning a verdict at trial defeating Saturday Surf’s trademark infringement challenge against the new mark, Kate Spade Saturday.
    • Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in a multijurisdictional dispute against Merck & Co. in a dispute involving the use of the name Merck pending in six jurisdictions.
    • PayPal in a highly-publicized trademark infringement suit arising from Pandora’s use of a confusingly similar stylized “P” logo.
    • Successful jury trial in Southern District of New York in April 2012 to recover over $20 million for Learning Annex related to failed business venture.
    • National Football League (NFL) in winning summary judgment against retired players' publicity-rights claims.
    • L’Oréal in multiple consumer class actions claiming that its skincare products do not perform as advertised.
    • Highline Capital Management in a trademark infringement litigation against IAC’s High Line Venture Partners.
    • Rimini Street in copyright litigation against Oracle regarding permitted software maintenance services.
    • Industrias AlEn in an ITC investigation and associated litigations over Pinol and Cloralex, which are well-known brands in Mexico, over Clorox’s claims of infringement of its Pine-Sol and Clorox trademarks.
    • Bayer in false advertising challenges against Merial over advertising for its competitive flea and tick control products for pets.
    • The Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding in a landmark case where the court declared that several features of Connecticut’s system of education, including the formula for distributing funding to school districts, unconstitutional.
    • A major financial services firm in the defense of litigations relating to auction rate securities.
    • Toyota Motor Sales USA in various state and federal investigations relating to vehicle acceleration issues. These included 29 state attorney general investigations, congressional inquiries, SEC investigations, and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, all of which settled without any criminal convictions for the company.
    • Siemens’s Audit Committee in a worldwide investigation into possible corrupt payments to government officials leading to an early settlement with the U.S. and German authorities.

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law – Camden, 2007, J.D.
  • Rutgers University, 2002, B.A.