Miles & Stockbridge’s intellectual property (IP) litigation lawyers provide sophisticated, creative and winning legal strategies to public and private companies and individuals confronting high-stakes IP disputes involving patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, trade names, and trade secrets. Our integrated team approach marries our seasoned trial lawyers with the scientific and technical expertise of our patent prosecution group and our trademark and copyright practitioners. Coupled with our deep understanding of our clients’ businesses, we provide effective and innovative approaches when bringing cases to protect our clients’ IP or when defending against challenges to those valuable rights. We litigate matters in the federal and state courts nationwide, appear before the International Trade Commission and handle appeals to the Federal Circuit and other federal and state appellate courts in cases raising issues of infringement, validity, enforceability, inventorship, as well as claims of unfair trade practices, product disparagement, antitrust, fraud, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
In addition to experienced trial lawyers with decades of frontline bench and jury trial experience, our team benefits from the unique perspectives provided by a former Chief Administrative Patent Judge and two other former Administrative Patent Judges on the Board of Patent Appeals, a former Associate Solicitor of the USPTO and a judicial clerk to the former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Miles & Stockbridge’s IP litigation group, working hand in hand with our clients, has amassed an impressive record of success in even the most complex IP disputes, including:
Miles & Stockbridge understands that our clients’ intellectual property rights are always the product of our clients’ creativity and always represent years of investment. We also know that they are often the linchpin of our clients’ business and future development plans. Whether or not there are landmark legal issues involved as in the cases highlighted above, our intellectual property litigation group always brings the full force of its unique skillset to bear to ensure that our clients’ intellectual property rights are fully protected.