Copyright & Trademark Litigation
As digital technology and the online environment transform the distribution and use of intellectual property, our Copyright & Trademark group is on the front lines in protecting and enforcing our clients’ most important creative assets. Our trial-tested team represents a wide range of clients, from entrepreneurs to major corporations, from playwrights to media giants, and from individual songwriters to the country’s largest performing rights organizations.
July 9, 2015 download PDF
Litigation partners Lew Clayton and Eric Stone's Intellectual Property Litigation column appeared in the July 8 issue of the New York Law Journal. The article, "Supreme Court Patent Rulings; Copyright Law and Attorney Fees," reviews the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of a good faith belief in the invalidity of a patent as a defense to induced infringement and its reaffirmation of a longstanding but widely discredited rule against post-patent-expiration royalties, along with Second and Ninth Circuit decisions.