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  • Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, the Belgium-based investment holding company, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Webhelp, one of the world’s leading call centre operators headquartered in Paris; Deal values Webhelp at €2.4bn (enterprise value), making the acquisition both the largest LBO transaction in France in 2019 and the first for Groupe Bruxelles Lambert

  • DISCO, a legal technology company that applies artificial intelligence and cloud computing to legal problems, in its $83 million investment round led by Georgian Partners

  • MoneyGram in its strategic agreement with Ripple to utilize XRP, Ripple’s blockchain-based digital currency, in MoneyGram’s cross-border payments process; Transaction also involved a $50 million investment by Ripple in Moneygram’s common stock and warrants

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures in its lead investment in the $24 million investment round of Seeq Corporation, a leader in manufacturing and industrial internet of things (IIoT) advanced analytics software

  • ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications, in the company’s acquisition by Boeing

  • SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise identity governance solutions, in its $276 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its $505 million public offering of common stock

  • (N.D. Cal.) — Represented one of the world’s leading flash memory manufacturers against patent infringement claims involving twelve patents relating to flash memory chips, memory systems, semiconductor processes, and chip packaging patents; after a favorable ruling on the issue of patent exhaustion, all claims were dismissed; defended client’s victory in federal circuit appeal

  • (N.D. Tex.) — Represented a wireless communications provider with its own wireless network in a trademark dilution, trademark infringement, and DMCA exemption case; prevailed in rulings on motion for summary judgment that led to favorable settlement

  • (D. Utah) — As patent counsel for the plaintiff, a leading manufacturer of electronic lighting control systems, obtained a substantial settlement less than two weeks before trial, following the Court’s rulings on numerous summary judgment and evidentiary motions, as well as a sanctions order against the defendant-competitor (monetary damages)

  • (S.D.N.Y.); (Fed. Cir.) — Obtained a complete affirmance of the dismissal of all claims against a leading consumer electronics and digital media provider before the Federal Circuit; claims included fraud, breach of contract, patent infringement, and trademark infringement