— Intellectual Property Litigation
We represent plaintiffs and defendants in disputes over the ownership and exploitation of business-critical intellectual property: copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and trade secrets. We also assist in the recovery of pirated or otherwise misappropriated internet domain names.
Representative matters include:
Prosecuted, to a prompt and successful settlement, a trade dress infringement action on behalf of an upscale restaurant chain that is a portfolio company of a large private equity firm.
Obtained dismissal of copyright infringement and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claims in an action brought by a distributor of a propriety commercial real estate database against a due diligence staffing firm.
Successfully prosecuted and settled copyright infringement case brought by visual artist against multinational company whose branding used her visual images.
Defended Black Card, LLC in a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by American Express; negotiated a favorable settlement.
Defended recording artist Eddie Vedder and Sony Music in action alleging copyright infringement arising from change in song lyrics.