• Business Law, Intellectual Property
  • California
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Professional Experience
Associate
Current
Current
Bertelsmann AG In re Napster, Inc. Copyright Litigation, Case No. 06-15886 (9th Cir. 2006); Case No. 06-72515 (9th Cir. 2006); MDL 1369 (MHP) (N.D. Cal. 2003) Litigation over the former Napster service; successful settlements in the single largest copyright infringement case in U.S. history
Current
Bertelsmann AG UMG Recording, Inc. et al. v. Bertelsmann AG et al., 2000-CV-01369 (9th Cir. 2006) Appeal of ruling that compelled production of privileged documents under the “crime-fraud exception.” Won appeal: In a significant precedent, Court clarified scope of “crime-fraud exception”; also ruled substance of documents provided no evidence of fraud.
Current
UnitedHealth Group Inc. Acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems Inc. Represented UnitedHealth Group Inc. in its $8.1 billion acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems Inc. more
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Bertelsmann AG In re Napster, Inc. Copyright Litigation Representing Bertelsmann AG in a series of litigations brought by music publishers and record labels asserting that Bertelsmann should be liable (for tens of billions of dollars) for contributory/vicarious copyright infringement stemming from its loans extended to the Napster file-sharing service. more
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National Football League Players Association|Players Inc. Parrish v. Players Inc. Representing Players Inc. and NFLPA in class action litigation brought by retired NFL players.
Education
Fordham University
J.D.
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Brown University
B.A.
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Professional Associations
California State Bar # 238008
Member
- Current
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King & Spalding LLP
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San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Telephone: (415) 318-1200
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