Intellectual Property

Overview Representative Matters

Our attorneys have successfully asserted and defended patent, trademark, and copyright claims in federal courts throughout the United States. We have extensive experience handling claims involving trademark, patent and copyright infringement, in addition to matters involving false advertising miss appropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, rights of publicity, domain name disputes, counterfeiting and piracy and inter parties proceedings before the United States patent and trademark office (USPTD). Our attorneys have also provided strategic advice and counseling regarding litigation risks and opportunities.

  • Represented numerous luxury goods and fashion apparel manufacturers in trademark infringement, gray market and counterfeiting disputes in federal courts in multiple  jurisdictions.
  • Defended manufacturer accused of misappropriation of trade secrets against preliminary injunction that would have closed down one of its principal lines of business.
  • Prosecuted counterfeiting and trademark infringement action for Italian jewelry designer.
  • Defended defense contractor against $75+ million damage claim involving allegations of breach of contract, theft of trade secrets and slander.
  • Defended apparel manufacturer in a trademark infringement and unfair competition in a preliminary injunction that would have resulted in the elimination of its footwear business.
  • Successfully prosecuted action for apparel company in a counterfeiting and trademark/copyright infringement action against licensee who abrogated the terms of the license.
  • Represented publicly-traded company against multi-billion dollar beverage company in a trademark/copyright infringement action and was successful in transferring venue to client’s home district court despite opponent’s first filing of an action for declarative relief.