Commercial Transactions and Dispute Resolution:
Robert DiPalma’s commercial practice focuses on lenders in commercial finance transactions; intellectual property litigation, including trademark and copyright infringement, and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Patent and Trademark Office; disputes arising under the Uniform Commercial Code; commercial lease disputes; and utilities before the Vermont Public Service Board, including rate cases and certificate of public good proceedings for the construction of facilities and related matters.
He has been involved in a number of intra-corporate disputes involving minority shareholder oppression or squeeze-out claims, procedural disputes under corporate by-laws, and other claims implicating corporate D & O coverage.
Creditors' Rights and Insolvency:
Bob’s creditors' rights practice includes the representation of institutional lenders and other clients in the workout of troubled debt, asset recovery, and foreclosure proceedings. He represents parties in all facets of Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy proceedings. His bankruptcy and workout clients include institutional lenders, trade creditors, purchasers of assets, and other parties in their dealings with financially troubled or insolvent entities.