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Because of our background with diverse industries and abundant intellectual capital, we have attracted world-class clients who rely on us to manage their most challenging legal matters.

ACE Ltd. – defense of claims brought by foreign receiver

Actavis/Watson – litigation of dozens of cases involving patent, FDA and trademark issues, including multiple trials and successful defense of multi-billion dollar jury trial

Affinia & Wix Filtration – defense of a price fixing class action brought by more than 50 plaintiffs, including private companies, state governments and other political entities

Airbus – representation in ICC arbitration alleging breach of contract by a major customer

AlloSource – biotech patent counseling

Alvogen – defense of multiple pharmaceutical patent cases

Association of Financial Guarantee Insurers – amicus in litigation against mortgage originator

Ball Corp. – representation in connection with $6.85 billion acquisition of Rexam PLC; representation in connection with $577 million acquisition of Anheuser Busch’s InBev can-making facilities

BellSouth – representation in connection with $67 billion purchase by AT&T; previous representation in connection with $41 billion purchase of AT&T Wireless by Cingular

Bemis – representation in connection with $1.2 billion acquisition of packaging assets from Rio Tinto

Bloomberg LP – representation in connection with DOJ investigation of third-party merger

Brown & Brown – defense of investigation and litigation brought by the State of Connecticut

Cangene – biotech patent counseling

Catalent – advice regarding FDA and patent issues

Citigroup – defense of patent litigation

Dana – defense of Robinson-Patman action

Ecolab – representation in connection with its $2.2 billion acquisition of Champion Technologies

Endo – defense of multiple patent actions

FILA – defense of multiple patent actions, including recent allegations against line of articulated-toe footwear

Google – defense of FTC’s standard-essential-patent and other investigations; representation in connection with $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Holdings; representation in connection with $700 million acquisition of ITA software

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (“A&P”) – representation in connection with multiple acquisitions of retail grocery operations, including Pathmark  

GHI – defense of litigation brought by the City of New York challenging merger with HIP

The Hartford – defense of $300 million class action jury trial

Hetero – defense of multiple patent infringement actions and FDA counseling relating to numerous generic pharmaceutical products

Hexcel – litigation of carbon fiber cartel claims

Hubbell – trade secret litigation

Independence Blue Cross – defense of antitrust claims

INEOS – litigation and arbitration of major contract disputes involving long-term supply contracts in the chemical industry

Interactive Data Corporation – representation in its $5.2 billion acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange Inc.

MacAndrew & Forbes – antitrust counseling in connection with multiple transactions

Medicis – patent advice

Mega Brands – defense of patent litigation

New York Community Bank – litigation in numerous commercial matters

Oil for Food – defense of Robinson-Patman claims brought against Secalt

Omnicare – antitrust litigation involving Section 1 conspiracy allegations; representation in connection with acquisition of NeighborCare

Par Pharmaceutical – defense of multiple patent infringement actions and FDA counseling relating to numerous generic pharmaceutical products

Quest Diagnostics – biotech patent counseling

Red Hat – representation before DOJ regarding patent acquisitions by Linux competitors

Stanley/Black & Decker – litigation of multiple cases involving patent, trade secret and trademark issues

Sun/Caraco – defense of patent actions

SunGard – representation in connection with sale of SunGard Higher Education; representation in connection with purchase of Comdisco assets, including successful defense of DOJ court challenge

Syncora – litigation involving residential mortgage backed securities resulting in $375 million settlement from Bank of America

Synthes – patent litigation involving medical devices

Take-Two – representation in connection with FTC investigation of hostile takeover

Thermo Fisher – representation in connection with $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies

TIAA-CREF – arbitration of contract dispute

Tomkins plc – defense of EU cartel investigation

Travelers – defense of class action litigation

Trumpf – patent advice involving laser products

Tyler Technologies, Inc. – representation in its $670 million acquisition of New World Systems Corporation 

Tyson Foods – representation in connection with sale of assets to George’s, including defense of DOJ court challenge

UBS – defense of securities litigation

Unilever – defense of patent cases

URL/Mutual – litigation of numerous patent, antitrust and commercial cases, including defense of preliminary injunction hearing and Federal Circuit appeal

Zuffa – representation in connection with acquisition of mixed martial arts competitor