Tell us about your top U.S. Supreme Court or federal appeals court victory over the past year and how you and your team achieved the win.

Baker Botts led the briefing and presented oral argument on behalf of six major car and technology manufacturing companies—Clarion, Ford, GM, FCA, Denso and Mitsubishi—in securing a landmark copyright victory in Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies v. Denso International America. A joint-defense group comprising six large law firms chose Scott Keller to lead this appeal. He persuaded the D.C. Circuit to reject, by a unanimous 3-0 vote, the plaintiff’s claims seeking substantial sums in potential damages and royalties in this long-running dispute under the complex federal Audio Home Recording Act.