Manufacturing

Rich May, P.C. provides legal services to manufacturers in a wide spectrum of industries, providing the counseling necessary to operate their businesses, address employee concerns, adhere to regulatory requirements and protect against trademark infringement.

Rich May advises its clients in the manufacturing industry on a variety of complex issues arising from:

  • Trademark and intellectual property protection
  • Arbitration
  • Corporate organization and refinancing
  • Dispute resolution

Representative Transactions:

Represented medical device manufacturer in trade dress claim brought by competitor.

Represented patient monitor manufacturer in arbitration of breach of contract and related claims against distributor.

Represented a textile manufacturer in trademark and false advertising litigation with competitor.

Represented wireless networking equipment manufacturer in arbitration with microchip supplier.

Represented creator of innovative shoe products for the medical field in the company’s formation, initial financing and international supply and manufacturing arrangements.

Represented a manufacturer of high performance analog semiconductors in the structuring and negotiation of international supply, distribution and direct sales agreements.

Represented a manufacturer at trial and successful resolution of a claim brought under Section 28 of the Workers Compensation Statute alleging that the injuries suffered by an employee dragged through the manufacturer’s machine resulted from the manufacturer’s gross negligence or willful conduct.

Assisted a manufacturer with plants located throughout the United States in the creation of an employee personnel policy manual and employee handbook which addressed the federal and differing state employment laws.

Represented a manufacturer in connection with a Lanham Act claim brought by a competitor alleging that the manufacturer’s trade dress infringed on the competitor’s trade marks.