Copyright & Trademark

Our attorneys have litigated copyright cases involving copyrights in musical works, including compositions and recordings; film, television, and dramatic works; literary works; and photography, on behalf of film studios, producers, writers and artists. We have expertise in issues of copyright infringement; derivative works; licensing, assignment, and transfer of copyright; notice and registration issues; fair use and other copyright defenses; and copyright remedies. In addition, we have extensive experience in related areas of the law, such as cases involving rights of publicity, privacy, and idea submission.

Our trademark litigation practice encompasses Lanham Act violations, trademark infringement and dilution, unfair competition, false advertising, antitrust issues, domain name cases under the Anti-Cybersquatting Act, and other disputes involving trademark rights. We have represented clients in diverse industries, from motion pictures and television to manufacturers and distributors, in district courts, arbitration, and mediation.