Robert S. Broder: matters
Touro College, J.D., 1991
New York University
U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
U.S. District Court, N.D. California
U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Cir.
U.S. Supreme Court
New Media Company - Formation & IP Filings
Representation of a new media company that provides dynamic digital content and advertising through kiosks in high traffic areas, such as the airports, that can also charge electronics and download digital content. We helped the company with its initial round of financing, its formation strategy and IP filings as well as its strategic alliance agreement with one of the largest airport retailers.
Metropolitan National Bank - Intellectual Property Counsel
Representation of Metropolitan National Bank in all its intellectual property needs. We help the bank register and protect all of its trademarks and service marks, oversee outside trademark litigation counsel when necessary, and negotiate service provider license agreements for banking software and technology solutions.
Representation of Legends Hospitality LLC—a joint venture among the Yankees, Dallas Cowboys and two private equity firms—in setting up business operations (which include running concession services at stadiums, arenas and other large venues), obtaining necessary permits and authorizations in the states in which it will provide these services, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and Florida, and protecting its intellectual property rights.
Jared Kushner - New York Observer Acquisition
Representation of Jared Kushner in his acquisition of a controlling interest in The New York Observer, a New York-based weekly newspaper focusing on the city's culture, real estate, media, politics and the entertainment and publishing industries.
Hedge Fund - Music Acquisition Financing
Representation of a Connecticut-based hedge fund and a Wall Street investment bank in connection with their joint acquisition financing and restructuring of a secured multi-draw term loan facility. A portion of the proceeds were used by the borrower, a global music publisher, to acquire an interest in the song catalogs of Kurt Cobain, John Lennon, Daryl Hall & John Oates; Holly Knight, an accomplished musician and songwriter who has written hits for Tina Turner, Pat Benatar and Aerosmith; Six Degrees; Blue October; The Matrix; and Daniel Johnston, among others.