Litigation

Patent, Trademark, and other IP and Business Disputes

Trial strategy is our constant focus. Our trial lawyers have won multi-million dollar recoveries, obtained emergency injunctive relief, and successfully defended bet-the-company cases. Our deep knowledge of patent and trademark law, technology and science enables us to deliver the results that advance our clients’ business goals. We have had equal experience and success in bringing trade secret and copyright matters to trial.

In federal and state courts nationwide, we represent our clients in a broad range of high-stakes commercial litigation as well.

The following are the types of disputes in which we have developed expertise:

PATENT LAWSUITS and PROCEEDINGS

  • Infringement
  • Validity
  • Contested PTO proceedings
  • Licensing rights
TRADEMARK and UNFAIR COMPETITION ACTIONS

  • Trademark infringement
  • False advertising
  • Deceptive trade practices and consumer protection
  • Commercial disparagement
  • Defamation
  • Counterfeiting
COPYRIGHT CASES

  • Publishing and illustrating
  • Assignment and licensing
  • Fair use
  • Software development
  • Work for hire
CONTRACTS and BUSINESS CONFLICTS

  • Breach of contract
  • Tortious interference
  • Sales agreements
  • Insurance coverage
  • Professional service relationships
  • Business sales
  • Franchising
  • Marketing representatives
Trade Secrets and Employment Matter

  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Non-disclosure agreement breaches
  • Non-competition enforcement
  • Consulting agreements
INTERNET DISPUTES

  • Cybersquatting
  • Domain-name disputes
  • Online advertising
  • Social media
  • DMCA take-downs