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Intellectual Property Litigation

When representing clients in the enforcement of their intellectual property rights, our attorneys pursue the most cost-effective manner for resolving disputes based on their keen understanding of client business needs, legal issues, technical matters and potential risks and costs of litigation and other strategies. Our representation includes companies and technologies in biotechnology, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical and surgical devices, semiconductor manufacturing and computers and software.

We regularly prosecute and defend against claims of: infringement, misappropriation and counterfeiting of all intellectual property assets, including patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, copyrights, licenses and domain names. We are experienced at handling complex disputes related to ownership, unfair competition and business practices, false advertising, contracts, computer technology and software matters.

Our experienced attorneys appear in litigation matters and handle proceedings before state courts, federal district courts, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. We have extensive trial experience and are skilled at handling all phases of litigation, including temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, seizures, declaratory judgment proceedings, trials and appeals. 

Because our focus is on the business needs of our clients, when the costs or risks associated with litigation are not in their best interest, we draw upon our extensive experience using alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation, arbitration and negotiated settlements.

Experience

Anti-Cybersquatting
Anti-Cybersquatting Claim
Federal Anti-Cybersquatting and Trademark Infringement Claims
Contracts
Private Duty Technology License
Software Licensing Contract Negotiation for Healthcare Laboratory
Major Software Licensing Contract Negotiation for Regional Hospital
Software Licensing Contract Negotiation for Higher Education Organization
Technology Contract Negotiation for Manufacturing Company
Software License Contract Negotiation for Clinical Healthcare Organization
Copyrights
Federal Copyright Registrations
Settled Copyright infringement Case Prior to Trial
Resolved Copyright Infringement Dispute
Federal Copyright, Trade Dress and Trademark Infringement Action
Defense Against Violation of Copyrights
E-Business
Online Contracting Model Development
Counseling and Development of Various Web and Business Agreements
Information Governance
Compliance with FTC's Red Flag Rules
Multistate Personal Information Protection Requirements
Personal Information Protection Requirements
Document Retention Policy Requirements
Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
Counseling, Prosecution and Management of Various Portfolios
Prosecution and Management of Trademark Portfolio
Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures
Acquisition of Specialty Finance Company by Texas-based Family Office
Patents
Patent Counseling
Successful Defense of Patent Infringement Claims
Favorable Settlement in Patent Infringement Case
Patent Infringement Representation
Foreign Patent Litigation
Favorable Terms Prior to Discovery in Patent Infringement Case
Prosecution of Patent Infringement
Defense of Patent Infringement Claims
Trade Secrets
Successful Defense of Breach of Joint Venture Charges and Theft of Trade Secrets Claim for $15 Million
Lawsuit Alleging Misappropriation and Attempt to Sell Trade Secrets
Theft of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
Trademarks
Global Brand Trademark Portfolio
Trademark Portfolio Management
Multi-Brand Trademark Portfolio
Federal Certification Mark Prosecutions Against Counterfeiting Doctors
Settlement Reached in Trademark Infringement Suit
Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement Case
Settlement in Trademark Infringement Action
Prosecution of Trademark Rights and Non-competition Covenants Violations
Defense of Trademark Infringement Case Brought by Foreign Manufacturer
Obtained Ex Parte Federal Court Seizure Order
Other
Theft of Trade Secrets and Unfair Trade Practices
Breach of Non-Competition and Non-Disclosure Agreements Suits
Enforcing Trademarks and Non-Competition Obligation
Theft of Trade Secrets
Prosecuted Patent Infringement Claims

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