IP Litigation

Overview

Our IP litigators have successfully represented clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as well as Federal District Courts and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Our clients represent a broad spectrum of sophistication, industries and technologies and can be found in most parts of the globe.

Whether defending or enforcing a matter related to a client's patent, trademark, copyright, or trade secrets, our services are instrumental to protect them against would-be competitors and leveraging their competitive advantage. In other matters, we initiate challenges of validity related to a competitor's IP rights to ward off unfair competitive threats.

Whatever a client's IP litigation needs, we have the experience and knowledge to help, providing representation in all areas of IP litigation, including:

  • Enforcing Patent Rights in U.S. Federal Courts
  • Defending Against Alleged Infringement of U.S. Patents in U.S. Federal Courts
  • Protection of Patent and Trademark Rights at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to block the Importation of Goods Infringing U.S. Trademarks Registrations and Copyrights
  • Filing Complaints with the International Trade Commission Seeking Orders to block the Importation of Goods Infringing U.S. Patents
  • Enforcing Trademark Rights in U.S. Federal Courts
  • Enforcing Copyrights in U.S. Federal Courts
  • Protecting Trade Secrets in State Courts and U.S. Federal Courts
  • Reexamination of Patents before the USPTO
  • Cancellation of Trademark Registrations before the USPTO
  • Inter Parties Review and Post Grant Review to Challenge Validity of Patents before the USPTO

Experience

The IP Litigation group’s experience and services include the following:

  • Prepares numerous patentability, non-infringement, and invalidity opinions.
  • Analyzes products in all stages of develop to provide freedom-to-operate opinions.
  • Performs legal research and analysis related to complex IP issues.
  • Drafts patentability and infringement analysis opinions for clients large and small.
  • Provided litigation support through claim analysis and opinion work for International Trade Commission Section 337 investigations.
  • Drafts freedom to operate opinions for emerging businesses with new technology.

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