MSZC SETTLES MAJOR UNFAIR COMPETITION ACTION

In 2017 MSZC filed suit on behalf of Errant Gene Therapeutics (EGT) in New York State Supreme Court against Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and Bluebird Bio for fraud, unfair competition, and breach of contract related to development of a potentially life‐saving gene therapy treatment for Thalassemia. In November 2020 the parties were able…

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MSZC client, actor/producer Holt McCallany stars in MINDHUNTER, season 2 premieres on Netflix on August 16, 2019.  https://www.netflix.com/title/80114855   MSZC client actor/producer Jamie Hector stars in BOSCH on Amazon.  https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-Season-1/dp/B00I3OZPEQ   MADELINE’S MADELINE nominated for multiple Independent Spirit and Gotham Awards.  MSZC served as production counsel on the Picture.      https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6101602/awards   MSZC client Ray Ellin executive…

Jack McCue

Jack is a an attorney admitted to practice in the State of New York, State of New Jersey and the District of Columbia. Jack practices in the areas of entertainment, new media and intellectual property including fashion and apparel where he has represented brands, designers and manufacturers around the world. Jack is also an advisor…

Kenneth Sussmane

Ken Sussmane is an attorney admitted to practice in New York. Ken received his J.D. Degree from Georgetown University Law Center and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Ken practices in the areas of corporate, securities, real estate and entertainment law. Ken commenced his career as an attorney at CBS,…

Elaine Zapfel

Elaine B. Zapfel is an attorney admitted to practice in New York.  Elaine practices in the areas of intellectual property, real estate, corporate and securities law. Elaine received her JD from State University at Buffalo Law School. Elaine co-founded the firm of Sussmane & Zapfel, P.C., where she practiced until the formation of McCue, Sussmane,…

Craig F. Cohen

Craig Cohen is a partner and head of the Entertainment Law Division at the New York City law firm of McCue Sussmane Zapfel & Cohen P.C.  A 1992 graduate of Brooklyn Law School, Craig took an unconventional route-entering the mailroom at International Creative Management-quickly rising through the ranks and becoming a talent agent.  Craig spent…

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson is an attorney admitted to practice in New York.  He specializes in the areas of corporate litigation and intellectual property. Michael received his J.D. Degree from New York Law School after completing his bachelor’s at Ohio State University.  While in law school, Michael interned for the Hon. Barry Sarkisian in the General Equity…