Intellectual Property Litigation

In today’s globally connected economy, it has never been easier to access and disseminate new ideas and technology. Of course, this means that the threat of unauthorized use of intellectual property (IP) has never been greater. Our IP lawyers deliver strategic counsel on how to defend, protect and enforce IP rights and assets—from single entrepreneurial endeavors to complex portfolios of IP assets for large corporations.

Intellectual Property Litigation

Prepared to take the optimal course of action.

Our Professionals

We provide robust representation in all areas of IP protection. Our IP lawyers are experienced and active practitioners in all facets of litigation, from case filing through trial and appeal:

 

Patent Litigation

  • Patent validity/invalidity
  • Patent infringement/non-infringement
  • Inequitable conduct and patent enforceability/unenforceability
  • Defense of non-practicing entities (“troll”) litigation
  • Markman proceedings
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Structured settlements, including licensing
  • Trials and appeals

 

Trademark Litigation and Unfair Competition

  • Enforcement and defense of trademark infringement lawsuits
  • Internet-based infringements, including domain name disputes
  • Prosecute and defend Opposition and Cancellation proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • False Advertising
  • Trials and appeals

  

Trade Secret Litigation

  • Prosecute and defend trade secret misappropriation issues
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Experience in a wide variety of matters—consumer products, military weaponry, construction, software, financial services and industrial.
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Trials and appeals

 

Copyright Litigation

  • Prosecute and defend infringement issues in federal courts around the country
  • Internet-based infringements
  • Copyright validity and enforceability issues
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Experience in consumer products, software, mechanical and visual arts, music, publishing, construction and media
  • Trials and appeals

 

To learn more about our Intellectual Property Litigation practice, please contact one of our Practice Group Chairs: William R. Grimm:Chair, Craig M. Scott: Co-Chair, or Christine K. Bush: Vice-Chair.