California Lawyer Magazine honored Kilpatrick Townsend’s Roger Cook as one of the 2015 California Lawyers of the Year (CLAY) in the category of Intellectual Property for his work on behalf of Sidense Corp. In addition to the comprehensive defense of patent infringement claims made by Kilopass, a primary competitor of Sidense, the Kilpatrick Townsend team’s successful arguments in support of attorney’s fees were referenced in the U.S. Supreme Court’s later ruling in Octane Fitness LLC v. Icon Health & Fitness Inc., setting the standard for bad faith that will pave the way for district courts to decide when ‘exceptional cases’ merit the recovery of attorney’s fees. More

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Bankruptcy filing of a large national retail REIT; Restructuring of Mortgage debt
Assist special servicers with interpreting provisions in applicable pooling and servicing agreements, intercreditor agreements, participation more
Consolidation of PetroLiance LLC
The firm served as lead counsel for PetroLiance LLC, an oil company, in four-way consolidation that created the nation’s largest distributor of more
Patent litigation for major tire manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of automobile manufacturers in a suit in the Western District of Wisconsin. The suit alleged that the more
BellSouth Corp. v. Forsee (trade secret/restrictive covenant litigation before Georgia trial and appellate courts and in arbitration)
The firm served as lead counsel for BellSouth in a highly-publicized dispute involving Sprint’s hiring of the second highest-ranking corporate more