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Intellectual property litigation

Today’s marketplace is competitive. For a business to remain viable, it needs to safeguard its intellectual property - its patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Markowitz Herbold attorneys help protect and secure these valuable IP assets for their clients in disputes before judges, juries and arbitrators. Because our practice is national in scope, we represent companies and individuals across the U.S.

Our attorneys have successfully tried multimillion dollar cases to verdict for Fortune 500 businesses. We’ve won bet-the-company disputes and handled numerous matters for small corporations, start-ups and individuals. We are seasoned trial lawyers who bring claims for our clients when their intellectual property is infringed upon, and defend them when their rights are challenged. Additionally, we help clients implement enforcement programs to protect their intellectual property.

We know how to successfully and efficiently try cases before judges, juries and arbitrators. We are exceptionally skilled in these settings; however, not all IP disputes are destined for trial. We have an outstanding track record for negotiating settlements in arbitrations and mediations.

Our IP litigation experience includes:

  • Copyright
  • Patent
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademark
  • Unfair competition

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