Areas of Expertise

IP Litigation and Enforcement

  • Trademark Infringement - U.S. Federal and State Courts
  • TTAB Proceedings
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement
  • Copyright Infringement - U.S. Federal Courts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Mediation
  • Domain Name Disputes/UDRPs

Trademark Counseling

  • Global Trademark Search and Clearance
  • Filing and Prosecution of Applications - U.S. and International
  • Management of Worldwide Trademark Portfolios
  • Recordal of Registrations with Customs
  • Opposition and Cancellation Actions - U.S. and International
  • Multi-Country Trademark Litigation

IP Transactions

  • Due Diligence for Mergers/Acquisitions
  • Licenses for IP Rights
  • Negotiation and Counseling for IP Agreements
  • Global Recordal of Assignments, Mergers and Corporate Changes
  • Web Site Agreements and Privacy Policies
  • Audit of IP Portfolios

Copyright Counseling

  • Work-for-Hire Issues and Agreements
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Vetting Rights for Product Launches
  • Acquisition of Rights
  • Works of Joint Authorship
  • Use Permissions for Third-Party Copyrights
  • Copyright Registration
  • International Copyright Protection
  • Berne Convention Rights
  • Renewal and Termination Rights
  • Recordal of Registrations with Customs

Internet/New Media

  • Cybersquatting and UDRP Proceedings
  • Domain Name Registration and Acquisition
  • Management of Domain Name Portfolios
  • Internet Monitoring for Infringements

Design Patents

  • Priority and Novelty Issues
  • Global Filing Strategies
  • Counseling on Suitable Drawings
  • Filing and Prosecution of Applications Worldwide
  • Enforcement of Design Patents

IP Counseling

  • Security Interests for IP Rights
  • Recordal of IP Registrations with Customs - U.S. and International
  • Rights of Publicity
  • Character Rights
  • Protection for Idea Submissions
  • Trade Secret Agreements
  • Pre-publication Libel Reviews