Advertising & Marketing

Advised AMC Networks Inc. on the acquisition of the German media company Kinowelt Television GmbH, including its film rights and licenses, including all related media regulatory issues, tax, and labor and employment law.
Representation of celebrities and high profile individuals in business disputes.
Negotiated and drafted agreements for celebrity appearances at grand opening ceremony for the largest film studio and production company in China.
Represented a U.S.-based company in a two-stage acquisition of a German company in the entertainment sector
Removal of unwanted content on behalf of major retailers, foreign governments, academic institutions, and individuals, among others.
Advised a large fashion retailer in relation to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance, including issues relating to cyber-insurance and assistance with IT forensics relating to cyber -attack response and prevention
Won Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision in which Court exercised its extraordinary jurisdiction and vacated $3.5 million judgment due to appearance of impropriety by trial judge. Won a defense verdict on retrial.
Won Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision holding that newspaper could protect identity of its confidential source.
Represented BBC Worldwide Limited in substantial international litigations involving several jurisdictions
Advised CinemaNX Limited in connection with the financings of "Chico & Rita" (a Spanish/Isle of Man animated production using Javier Mariscal's drawings and directed by Fernando Trueba) and "Decoy Bride" (a romantic comedy starring David Tennant, Kelly Macdonald and Alice Eve