McDole & Williams’ Intellectual Property Litigation Group is an experienced team of trial lawyers who combine proven successful trial strategies and skillful advocacy with cost and results effective efficiency.
The IP Litigation Group has enforced and defended all types of intellectual property matters in federal and state courts across the United States, from California to Virginia, New York to Washington State and Michigan to Texas. The Firm has successfully represented numerous clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in litigation involving trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, patents, domain names, and copyrights; in arbitrations and alternative dispute forums; in proceedings before the International Trade Commission, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board, and the U.S. Supreme Court; and in domain name proceedings conducted pursuant to ICANN’s Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy.
The firm’s attorneys have successfully represented Fortune 100 domestic firms, large multi-national firms, and various well-known recording artists.
In addition to its IP litigation practice, the firm provides comprehensive legal services on an international basis in the areas of trademarks, unfair competition, false advertising, the internet, trade secrets, and copyright laws. Our experience extends from the creation, maintenance, and exploitation of copyright, trademark and domain name rights to the protection of those rights in worldwide competition against infringement, misappropriation, deceptive trade practices, and counterfeiting. This practice also audits intellectual property assets in the context of due diligence required for sale, acquisition, and securitization purposes.