Protecting intellectual property is of key importance in every industry. We have extensive experience advising companies in various litigation and technology matters, including trademark infringement, licensing and copyright issues. We have served as lead counsel in the negotiation of licensing, strategic partnership and marketing agreements related to accessories, apparel and other consumer product lines on behalf of global brands, including deals in excess of $150+ million in royalty fees.
We review, develop, register, and protect names, logos, hashtags, taglines, and other marks worldwide. We work with a strategic global network of foreign counsel (such as the European Union, China and Hong Kong) where trademark registrations may be obtained.
We help clients determine “fair use” and advise on infringement matters.
We draft and negotiate licensing, joint venture, co-existence, composite IP, and grant of rights agreements
We help clients and related rights holders to develop and implement anti-counterfeiting strategies and initiatives (investigation, litigation and non-litigation strategies) to combat counterfeiting and privacy. We work closely with clients to investigate and seek successful resolution, including law enforcement in various jurisdictions (with our global affiliates); customs authorities; and local regulatory authorities. This includes:
We have helped negotiate and structure over mergers and sales of intellectual property portfolios, and licensing and portfolio companies.