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About Hugh McDonald

Hugh McDonald

Hugh McDonald focuses his practice on all aspects of restructuring, workouts and bankruptcy and litigation. He has represented secured and unsecured creditors, banks, trustees, bondholders, debtors, creditor committees and acquirers of assets. He is also experienced with asset sales in bankruptcy cases, debtor-in-possession financing, the liquidation of estates and cross-border cases.
Hugh has represented parties in connection with complex commercial litigations and related appeals in both state and federal courts around the country. He has over 25 years of litigation and bankruptcy experience.​ He received his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his law degree from New York Law School.

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Mission Accomplished: Executory Contract Protections Extend Beyond Trademark Licenses

Tempnology Resolves the Treatment of Trademark Licenses Under Bankruptcy Law and More On May 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court resolved what, according to the International Trademark Association, had been “the most significant unresolved legal issue in trademark licensing.” In an opinion delivered by Justice Kagen[1], the Court held 8-1 that under Section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, a debtor’s rejection of a trademark license does not revoke the license and the licensee can continue to exploit the licensed trademark. In this case, the Debtor, Tempnology, had licensed its […]