Extensive domestic and international intellectual property experience from both transactional and litigation perspectives across patents, trademarks, trade secrets, social media, licensing, and technology related agreements, including software development and licensing agreements, web-based service agreements and technology consulting agreements.
Intellectual property portfolio strategies and management; licensing; prosecution; and litigation in industries including consumer and OTC drug products, as well as toys, chemical, and medical technologies.
Registered U.S. Patent Attorney
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Medtech, Inc. v. DenTek, Inc., et al. — Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, trade dress, and unfair competition lawsuit regarding a dental protection device. Significant market share at stake, significant profits at stake. Difficult trademark issues deriving from third-party use of the trademark as generic term. Trademark upheld, defendant ceased use of mark, licensed patent rights.
Home Cleaning Product Brand Sale / Italian Co-Existence Agreement — Sale of brand to Italian company monetized asset in unexploited territory; extensive co-existence agreement protects integrity of brand.
Popular Brewery Divestiture of Restaurant Business / Co-Existence Agreement — Preserved brand equity and integrity by structuring sale and extensive co-existence agreement incorporating brand council between brewery and its former restaurant business arm.