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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 attorneys handle it all.  

Our Intellectual Property Group boasts transactional and litigation attorneys who help clients stake a claim, avoid conflicts and defend rights. Our team also manages 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 attorneys assist clients in protecting and capitalizing on their trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names and trade secrets. We regularly provide strategic counseling, clear new marks, prosecute U.S. trademark registrations, coordinate global trademark portfolios and docket clients' registrations for maintenance and renewal worldwide. 

Goldberg Kohn also help clients adopt and deploy best practices for the use and defense of their Intellectual Property 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. 

The types of IP disputes handled by Goldberg Kohn include: 

  • 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 U.S. copyrights for a full range of works, from designs on dishes and software, to negotiating and drafting licensing and publishing agreements.