ND Galli Law assists clients in various litigation, corporate and IP matters around the country, serving as regular outside counsel to numerous clients and assisting clients on an as-needed basis on both litigation and corporate/IP matters.  The matters listed here only include matters our attorneys have handled while associated with ND Galli Law; however, each attorney with ND Galli Law has extensive experience in their areas of practice prior to joining the Firm, the details of which can be shared on request. 

Federal and State Litigation Matters

Patent Infringement

Represent medical diagnostic testing laboratory in multiple suits including in EDTX and the District of Delaware to enforce its portfolio of patents for cervical cancer testing and related agreements.  Matters to date have resulted in settlements.  The firm also serves as regular outside counsel to the lab for other business disputes with customers and vendors.

Represented a patent owner of a patent for a standing-stroller against multiple infringers pending in several jurisdictions including the Eastern District of Texas.  The matters resulted in settlements.

Serve as local counsel to Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company in its defense against a patent infringement matter pending in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Matter is still pending.

Serve as local counsel to a spa equipment maker in a patent infringement matter pending in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against a competitor and customer of the competitor.  Matter is still pending.

Trade Secrets Misappropriation and Restrictive Covenants

Representing an algorithmic trading firm and its owners accused of trade secrets misappropriation by one of the owner’s former business partners pending in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Matter is still pending.

Representing a professor in his claims of, inter alia, trade secrets misappropriation against his University and another professor pending in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Matter is still pending.

Representing a managed services provider in its claim against a competitor and eleven (11) former employees in a trade secrets misappropriation claim pending in the Eastern District of Michigan.  Matter is still pending.

Represented the owner of two spas against a competitor and two former employees in a breach of contract and covenants not-to-compete in the Court of Common Pleas for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  The matter resulted in a settlement after we secure a preliminary injunction enforcing the covenant not-to-compete and requiring the two employees to cease their employment with the competitor through the end of the non-compete period.

Trademark Infringement

Serve as local counsel to a novelty picture frame maker in a trademark infringement matter pending in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania brought by a competitor against our client and their mutual customer.  Matter is still pending.

Serve as local counsel to a company in the financial services industry in a trademark infringement matter pending in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania brought by a competitor.  Matter is still pending.

Represented an entertainment industry producer and band owner in a trademark infringement dispute with former band members that was pending in the District of New Jersey.  That matter is on hold pending resolution of related matter pending in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Copyright Infringement

Represented a professor in her claims of copyright infringement against her former University in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  The matter was voluntarily dismissed without prejudice by agreement. 

Other Business Litigation

Served as local counsel to a pharmaceutical distributor sued for products liability claims in the District of New Jersey.  The matter resulted in a voluntary dismissal without prejudice.

Serving as insurance oversight counsel for the owners of two spas against claims of, inter alia, negligence brought by a former employee and three former customers pending in the Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Matters

Represented a toy maker in a trademark cancellation proceeding brought against it by a University in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  The matter resulted in a settlement.

Represented a dog walking service in a trademark opposition proceeding brought against it by a dog walking service in a different geographic region in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  The matter resulted in a settlement.

Represented a gift bag maker in a trademark opposition proceeding it brought against another mark owner in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  The opposition was sustained by the TTAB when the other mark owner defaulted, allowing our client to obtain its registration.

Represented a motorcycle club in a trademark opposition proceeding it brought in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board against a former member who was attempting to usurp its mark and brand.  The matter went through trial and resulted in a decision in favor of our client.

Represented a restaurant in a trademark opposition proceeding it brought in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board against a competitor who was using a conflicting mark.  The matter resulted in a settlement.

Corporate, Transactional and IP Matters

Outside General Counsel and on-going corporate, employment and IP counseling matters

Outside general counsel for growing legal staffing firm.  Also serve as regular trademark counsel for the company, including trademark portfolio management and trademark prosecution.

Outside general counsel for a $500 million hedge fund in the ESG space.

Regular outside counsel for an award-winning podcast producer.  Matters include multiple contract drafting, review and negotiations with customers and joint venture partners, trademark applications and registration matters, employment and independent contractor agreements, website terms and conditions and privacy policy, and general corporate and IP counseling.

Regular outside counsel for a boutique stationery company.  Matters include multiple drafting, review and negotiations for in-bound and out-bound license agreements, agent agreement, influencer agreements, trademark application and registration matters, employment and independent contractor agreements, website terms and conditions and privacy policy, and general corporate and IP counseling.

Regular outside counsel for a fashion industry consultancy.  Matters include multiple contract drafting, review and negotiations with customers and joint venture partners, influencer agreements, employment and independent contractor agreements, web developer agreements, and general corporate and IP counseling.

Regular outside counsel for a non-alcoholic beverage company, assisting the company in business disputes and trademark matter.

Assisted a renowned artist in securing trademark and copyright protection for artwork related to a widely recognized advocacy project that has appeared in Times Square and in other prominent locations.  Also assisted the artist in pursuing infringement of his intellectual property by a large beverage manufacturer.

Serve as corporate, trademark and IP counsel on an as-needed basis for numerous businesses including in the life sciences, health care, food and beverage, fashion, financial, marketing, and professional services industries, among others.

Advise numerous clients on employment related matters.

Transactions and related counseling

Advised growing legal staffing form in connection with its corporate restructuring.

Advised founder of hedge fund in bringing in new partners and in setting up employee compensation plan.

Advised employee equity holders in selling their pre-IPO equity to an investment fund.

Assisted a spa owner in their sale of the spa to a competitor. 

Assisted a Florida based appliance retailer in their sale to a private equity firm.

Assisted majority woman owner of a utility contractor in in securing certification as a women-owned business from WBENC and in her joint venture with a major utility contractor.