AREAS OF PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Our offices offer an efficient and cost-effective way to handle your trademark portfolio matters, approaching them with the experience and targeted knowledge of in-house counsel.

Our practice includes domestic and international searching, protection, prosecution and maintenance of trademarks and trade dress, as well as tracking and watching possible infringements, counseling, litigation, licensing and licensing programs. We also provide comprehensive copyright services.

Outside of the United States, this work is accomplished through and/or with the advice of a long established and constantly updated network of associates in different countries and regions. Associates are selected for efficiency and responsiveness. With substantial experience in the management of international trademark portfolios, we are able to counsel clients with specific attention to their individual interests, budget and needs.

In addition to our intellectual property practice, we provide counseling and litigation services of general business, commercial matters, and employment law. We have successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of tribunals, and have taken complex employment discrimination cases all the way.

AREAS OF PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Our offices offer an efficient and cost-effective way to handle your trademark portfolio matters, approaching them with the experience and targeted knowledge of in-house counsel.

Our practice includes domestic and international searching, protection, prosecution and maintenance of trademarks and trade dress, as well as tracking and watching possible infringements, counseling, litigation, licensing and licensing programs. We also provide comprehensive copyright services.

Outside of the United States, this work is accomplished through and/or with the advice of a long established and constantly updated network of associates in different countries and regions. Associates are selected for efficiency and responsiveness. With substantial experience in the management of international trademark portfolios, we are able to counsel clients with specific attention to their individual interests, budget and needs.

In addition to our intellectual property practice, we provide counseling and litigation services of general business, commercial matters, and employment law. We have successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of tribunals, and have taken complex employment discrimination cases all the way.


OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Trademark applications and registrations
  • Federal court litigation of trademarks, service marks, trade dress, dilution, and counterfeiting of trademarks
  • Litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board including appeals of Office Actions, Oppositions and Petitions to Cancel.
  • Management of non-U.S. portfolios including strategic application programs and supervision of targeted non-U.S. opposition and cancellation proceedings, litigation and seizures and other ex-parte requests for relief
OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Domestic and international copyright protection
  • Copyright applications and registrations
  • Counseling on copyrightability
  • Litigation in the field of copyrights
  • Investigation of possible infringements and piracy
  • Licensing and assignments
OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Counseling on website content
  • Federal court litigation in infringement disputes
  • Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings
OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Establishing corporations in Illinois and other states
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Applications for Federal Employer Identification Numbers (FEIN)
We have successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of state and federal court litigation matters. See our “Representative Matters” page for more information.
We have represented both employers and employees in a variety of capacities. While we have been able to successfully settle most employment matters without resort to federal and state court litigation, we have also represented clients in these actions, taking complex cases all the way to successful verdicts. See our “Representative Matters” page for more information.

AREAS OF PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Our offices offer an efficient and cost-effective way to handle your trademark portfolio matters, approaching them with the experience and targeted knowledge of in-house counsel.

Our practice includes domestic and international searching, protection, prosecution and maintenance of trademarks and trade dress, as well as tracking and watching possible infringements, counseling, litigation, licensing and licensing programs. We also provide comprehensive copyright services.

Outside of the United States, this work is accomplished through and/or with the advice of a long established and constantly updated network of associates in different countries and regions. Associates are selected for efficiency and responsiveness. With substantial experience in the management of international trademark portfolios, we are able to counsel clients with specific attention to their individual interests, budget and needs.

In addition to our intellectual property practice, we provide counseling and litigation services of general business, commercial matters, and employment law. We have successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of tribunals, and have taken complex employment discrimination cases all the way.


TRADEMARKS

OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Trademark applications and registrations
  • Federal court litigation of trademarks, service marks, trade dress, dilution, and counterfeiting of trademarks
  • Litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board including appeals of Office Actions, Oppositions and Petitions to Cancel.
  • Management of non-U.S. portfolios including strategic application programs and supervision of targeted non-U.S. opposition and cancellation proceedings, litigation and seizures and other ex-parte requests for relief

COPYRIGHT

OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Domestic and international copyright protection
  • Copyright applications and registrations
  • Counseling on copyrightability
  • Litigation in the field of copyrights
  • Investigation of possible infringements and piracy
  • Licensing and assignments

INTERNET

OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Counseling on website content
  • Federal court litigation in infringement disputes
  • Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings

CORPORATIONS

OUR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Establishing corporations in Illinois and other states
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Applications for Federal Employer Identification Numbers (FEIN)

COMMERCIAL

We have successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of state and federal court litigation matters. See our “Representative Matters” page for more information.

EMPLOYMENT

We have represented both employers and employees in a variety of capacities. While we have been able to successfully settle most employment matters without resort to federal and state court litigation, we have also represented clients in these actions, taking complex cases all the way to successful verdicts. See our “Representative Matters” page for more information.