Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions handled
Aecrete Advantage, LLC -w- AECRON, LLC, a Delaware company
On the behalf of our client, Aecrete Advantage, LLC, we reviewed and revised a distributorship agreement with AECRON, LLC, a manufacturer of green construction product, specifically autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) building materials. The distributorship agreement covers the United States and it territories.
Kenji Jasper, Novelist -w- Random House/Broadway Books
Negotiated publishing agreement with Random House/Broadway Book for his first novel, Dark, which is described as an African-American "Catcher in the Rye." To facilitate this agreement, we first terminated a prior publishing agreement with his former publisher. Finally, we reserved rights to derivative works to facilitate Kenji’s ability to enter into an option agreement with State Street for his novel, under their production deal with Fix 2000, which Kenji Jasper will adapt for the screen.
Virtuous Women's Ministries, copyright 2011
Our client has approached us to secure exclusive copyright ownership in and to a series of presentations and work books created by their ministry,. We secured these rights for the United States.
Eagle Solutions Acquisition, Corp. v. Cadcept, Inc. and Colby Haas, 4:06-cv-178,
Northern District Court of Georgia.
Our client approached us to help resolve a trademark infringement filed against he and his company stemming from our client’s application to register and use of a word mark. On behalf of Mr. Haas I negotiated a dismissal of the infringement action and a consultation fee amount for Cadcept Inc and Mr. Haas with respect to writing instruction manuals for Plaintiff’s manufactured products.
Principal Financial, et al v. Principal Capital and Arnold Principal, individually, 1:00-cv-03990-AGS, Eastern District Court of New York.
Our client, Principal Capital Management, a sole proprietor approached counsel to defend against a trademark infringement action filed by the Principal Financial Group. Our client, a sole proprietor, was providing investment services and had incorporated using part of his name. I negotiated a co-existence agreement, whereby our client was able to offer non-competitive services in only the geographic area he serviced. The trademark infringement action was therefore dropped without any sanctions levied.