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Intellectual Property

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Nearly everything an enterprise does involves intellectual property. From turning an idea into a business and choosing a name, to launching a website and licensing software, Goldberg Kohn's lawyers handle it all. 

We also manage due diligence inquiries in connection with the acquisition and sale of businesses. And we help our clients with each facet of their corporate identities, including trade names, logos, trade dress, domain names, social media channels, and website designs.

Our Intellectual Property Group boasts transactional and litigation specialists who can help you stake a claim, avoid conflicts, and defend rights.

Industries We Represent:

Types of IP We Protect and Capitalize On: Branding Services We Provide:
  • Major manufacturers
  • Financial institutions
  • Healthcare providers
  • Entertainment businesses
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Retailers
  • Media organizations
  • Not-for-profit entities
  • Strategic counseling
  • Clearing new marks
  • Prosecuting United States trademark registrations
  • Coordinating global trademark portfolios
  • Docketing clients' registrations for maintenance and renewal worldwide


We help our clients adopt and deploy best practices for the use and defense of their IP rights. Our services include monitoring for infringement of clients' rights, and when disputes over intellectual property arise, we defend and enforce those rights inside and outside of the courtroom. Goldberg Kohn's lawyers are effective, practical, and trusted negotiators and advocates.

Types of IP Disputes We Handle:

  • Trademark infringement
  • Unfair competition
  • Trade secrets
  • Copyright infringement
  • Patent infringement
  • Defamation
  • Rights of publicity and privacy in state and federal courts
  • Alternative dispute resolution proceedings 
  • Administrative actions
  • Trademark oppositions before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Post-grant patent challenges before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)
  • Domain name arbitration before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)


Goldberg Kohn also assists clients with protection and utilization of their creative works, registering United States copyrights for a full range of works, from designs on dishes and software, to negotiating and drafting licensing and publishing agreements.

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196
Email: info@goldbergkohn.com

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