Our attorneys have litigated and tried intellectual property matters in federal and state courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and administrative tribunals worldwide.


We represent clients across the marketplace, including several of the nation's largest corporations, in trademark, copyright, and patent infringement actions; trade dress and trade secret disputes; licensing violations; and Internet-related matters. Many of our attorneys have industry experience, hold advanced degrees in the sciences, and are frequently asked to act as administrative judges.

We handle litigation matters for clients in these industries:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Communications
  • Medical technology
  • Electronics
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Consumer products

We also engage in trademark and domain name enforcement and litigate matters involving false comparative or potentially misleading advertising, and federal and state unfair competition claims. Our attorneys have handled patent disputes in tribunals worldwide. We have been involved in all phases of patent infringement litigation and appeared before:

  • Federal courts
  • International Trade Commission
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board 
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Administrative tribunals around the globe

contact

Lawrence K. Nodine
Practice Leader
Tel 678.420.9422
nodinel@ballardspahr.com