We provide general litigation services, but we specialize in:
The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience litigating intellectual property matters, including copyright, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and rights of publicity and privacy. We have substantial expertise litigating media and entertainment disputes, including libel, artist-manager relations, and royalty matters. We have successfully represented leading record companies, music publishers, television and cable networks, cable and telecommunications companies, consumer products companies, trade organizations, and prominent artists and writers. Given our in-depth knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are often called upon to handle commercial disputes unique to our clients’ businesses. We also regularly provide advice to our clients on a wide range of operational, clearance, legislative, and emerging business issues.
Internet Law Disputes
Drafting and filing DMCA copyright infringement notices, handling phishing complaints, filing and responding to UDRP proceedings with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and, when necessary, litigating these disputes in court under the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. Our experienced Internet attorneys understand the key factual elements and arguments needed to succeed in online disputes, and know what tools to use in making a thorough investigation of any claim. Domain name disputes since the earliest days of the UDRP and ACPA, and have achieved successful results for numerous clients on both sides of the dispute.
Our attorneys are seasoned commercial litigators with extensive experience in federal and state courts and in commercial arbitrations and mediations. We have represented national and multi-national public companies, private corporations, investment banks, partnerships, and individuals in disputes that span a wide range of industries. Our attorneys have achieved success in eliminating claims at the earliest possible stage of commercial cases, including the dismissal of claims in federal securities fraud actions. We have substantial experience in international litigations, and are well versed in the discovery issues that are unique to that context, including the Hague Convention and the European Union’s blocking statutes. We also have extensive trial experience.
Our attorneys have litigated a wide range of commercial disputes. Our commercial litigation practice includes securities fraud, breach of contract, business torts (such as breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference with contract), fraudulent inducement, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and bankruptcy litigation.