Intellectual Property Practice Group

Professional Biography

Our intellectual property practice includes more than 200 lawyers and patent agents working in all of our offices throughout the world.  We are renowned for our trial and appellate experience and are ranked as one of the strongest IP litigation firms for both plaintiffs and defendants. Our practice in procurement and licensing in the patent, trademark and copyright areas is recognized for its depth and breadth.  Rounding out our intellectual property, media, and technology services, the team provides client counseling and advice regarding trade secret, unfair competition, advertising, entertainment, and computer law.  Additionally, we work closely with our transactional and tax lawyers on the intersection of IP and corporate issues.

We counsel clients in all aspects of intellectual property, including copyrights, domain names, patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and unfair competition. We provide end-to-end counsel on IP acquisitions, as well as employment, licensing, research, and vendor and outsourcing agreements and contracts. We also provide global representation for clients, with lawyers and IP professionals located across three continents and with team members who speak and write in English, Chinese, Farsi, German, Japanese, Korean and many other languages.

Our IP litigation team is unparalleled, with many of our litigators possessing extensive experience before US state and federal trial and appellate courts, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the US Supreme Court, the US International Trade Commission (ITC), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and Court of First Instance (CFI), and courts throughout Europe.

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