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Gruner + Jahr Printing and Publishing Company v. Rosie O’ Donnell — The firm is representing Gruner + Jahr, which is suing O’Donnell, the former TV talk show host, over her decision to leave her eponymous magazine. Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, LLC v. Cablevision Systems Corporation — The firm represents the YES network, which owns the rights to broadcast Yankees games. In 2001 the network filed suit after Cablevision balked on a deal to distribute Yankees games to Cablevision’s 3 million subscribers. In the matter of: Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. — The firm represents a class suing over deaths and injuries caused by exploding tires. In May 2002 the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the case could not be brought as a single, nationwide class action, but would have to be pursued in each state where harm occurred. In re: Vitamins Antitrust Litigation — The firm is representing a class that claims that many of the world’s largest vitamin makers conspired to fix prices. In November 1999 the plaintiffs settled with some of the defendants for more than $1 billion. The firm is scheduled to go to trial in March against some of the remaining defendants. In re: Auction House Antitrust Litigation — The firm represented a class of art investors who claimed that Sotheby’s Inc. and Christie’s Inc. conspired to inflate the price of auction services. In 2001 the firm settled the case for $512 million, netting $26 million in fees. A manda Masters v. Wilhelmina Model Agency, Inc. — The firm filed an antitrust complaint in 2002 on behalf of a class of fashion models who claim that various New York modeling agencies conspired to fix the terms of models’ contracts. JKC Holding Company LLC v. Washington Sports Ventures, Inc. — The firm represented Washington Sports, which claimed that Jack Kent Cooke’s holding company, which owned the Washington Redskins, breached a 1999 agreement to sell the football team to Washington Sports. In 2001 the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tossed out Washington Sports’ claims. Williamson Oil Company, Inc. v. Philip Morris Companies, Inc. — The firm defended Phillip Morris against a claim by 1,500 cigarette distributors that the major tobacco companies conspired to fix cigarette prices. In 2002 Boies Schiller won a summary judgment, which dismissed the case against Philip Morris. Karaha Bodas Co. v. Pertamina, Inc.– Client Karaha filed for arbitration after Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil company, allegedly canceled a power project. In December 2000, Boies succeeded in winning a $261 million arbitration award for Karaha. Worldspan L.P. v. Abacus Direct Corporation — The firm won a $40 million arbitration award for Worldspan, a computer reservation system owned by some of the country’s major airlines. Worldspan claimed that Abacus disclosed Worldspan’s trade secrets to a competitor.

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