Represented Lakewood Church, Joel Osteen and Victoria Osteen in copyright infringement where plaintiff alleged that Lakewood used certain music in a manner that exceeded the scope of a license. Yesh Music v. Lakewood Church, 727 F.3d 356, 107 U.S.P.Q.2d 1954 (5th Cir. 2013).
When an incumbent local exchange carrier (“ILEC”) threatened to terminate competitive local exchange carrier client’s telecommunications and Internet lines in violation of the parties’ interconnection agreement, secured temporary restraining order preventing the ILEC from disconnecting lines. Case settled in client’s favor within 14 days of TRO being signed.
In representing a client in the aviation industry, obtained a permanent injunction against the client’s former president who started competing domestic and foreign companies using the client’s trademarks, trade dress, and trade secrets.
Represented logistics company in prosecuting a defamation case against an Australian company and its owners. Gateway Logistics Group, Inc. v. Dangerous Goods Management Australia Pty, Ltd., 2008 WL 1883914 (S.D. Tex. filed Apr 25, 2008) (establishing defamatory nature of statements)
Obtained a precedent-setting ruling on behalf of an Internet service provider client against Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., Inc., in a case in which the Texas Public Utility Commission interpreted the Public Utility Regulatory Act’s Customer Disconnect Rules in a case of first impression. Information Broker Systems v. Southwestern Bell Tel. Co., 2000 WL 33599091 (Tex. P.U.C. 2000)
In a case under the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990, forced the entry of a consent decree, judgment, and permanent injunction against a defendant who infringed the client’s rights in certain cast glass sculptures.
Arrest and seizure of marine vessel (commercial shrimping boat) on behalf of financial services client. Execution of Martime Arrest Warrant with U.S. Marshal’s Service resulting in the foreclosure of the client’s preferred ship mortgage to collect the unpaid debts.