Martin D. Edel

Martin D. Edel

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Martin D. Edel

Representative Matters

Representation of Fortune 500 Financial Services Company

Representation of a Fortune 500 financial services company in lawsuit against a retailer and former senior executives that the retailer hired. Successfully defeated motions to dismiss claims for breach of non-compete and non-disclosure agreement by former executives and for tortious interference by retailer. Successfully settled case after the retailer’s attempt to dismiss the claims failed.

Attempts to Thwart Payment for Securities in Different Tranches

Representation of a financial services company in commencing and successfully settling claims concerning other financial service companies’ attempt to thwart payment for securities in different tranches.

Claims of Raiding and Violations of Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements

Representation of senior executives and financial service companies in defeating claims of raiding and violation of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Claims for Breach of Contract and Age Discrimination

Representation of health services company and senior officers in claims for breach of contract and age discrimination by senior executive. Successfully tried case resulting in complete defense verdict, which was upheld on appeal.

Retailer Design Licensing Claims

Representation of publicly traded retailer in claims made by a rival retailer in trial concerning licensing of designs. Successfully defeated motions seeking preliminary injunctive relief prior to trial, during trial and on appeal.

Representation of a Retailer in an Intellectual Property Dispute

Representation of retailer in intellectual property dispute with designer. Successfully obtained dismissal of all claims before trial, which was upheld on appeal.

Breach of Licensing Agreement by International Manufacturer

Representation of distributor of watches in claims for breach of licensing agreement by international manufacturer. Successfully defended against preliminary injunction and tried case.

Not-For-Profit Trademark Infringement Suit

Representation of not-for-profit in trademark infringement suit. Successfully defeated motion for preliminary injunction to enjoin use of trademark and tried case. 

Sports League Damages Claim

Representation of sports league in gaining dismissal of claims by sports photographer for damages for lost photos.

Sports Team Leases, Licenses, and Ticketing

Representing and advising sports team concerning stadium leases and licenses and ticketing practices.

Cable Television Network Interpleader Action

Representation of cable television network in successful interpleader action involving the network, its talent and their manager.

Cable Television Network Tortious Interference Counterclaims

Representation of cable television network in successfully defeating counterclaims for tortious interference with contract, defamation and breach of licensing agreement.