Advising Foreign Investors on U.S. Power Plant Buy

A consortium of international investors turned to Holland & Knight's energy and mergers and acquisitions attorneys to purchase a two-unit power plant that provides critical energy infrastructure in New York City. The transaction is an example of how attorneys in our broad base of services collaborate to support clients in challenging transactions.

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Protecting Patent Clients in Alice's Wonderland

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank that laws of nature, natural phenomena and abstract ideas are not patentable. Using Alice, Holland & Knight's Intellectual Property Group has won several patent-infringement cases for clients. The attorneys challenged the patents at the outset, saving clients from costly discovery and prolonged litigation.

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Making the Assist in Athletic Conference Realignments

A university or athletic conference considering conference realignment faces a multitude of legal issues involving, among other things, conference constitutions and bylaws, media contracts and the seemingly inevitable threat of litigation. Holland & Knight's Education Team helps clients in this critical juncture of sports and law.

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Assisting a Grassroots Client to Help a Country in Crisis

A team of international trade attorneys from Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office helped a grassroots volunteer-based organization apply for and secure an export license on an expedited basis to supply the Ukrainian people with protective equipment amid the ongoing Russian invasion.

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Creating Tax-Exempt Solutions for Hurricane-Ravaged City

Holland & Knight's private wealth and corporate services attorneys provided pro bono counsel to a Bay County, Fla., municipal government after the city was devastated by Hurricane Michael on Oct. 10, 2018. Our team assisted with respect to the city's formation of a nonprofit corporation as well as the nonprofit's application for recognition of tax-exempt status.

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