Jackson Walker's Intellectual Property Litigation Group is a powerful and experienced team of IP attorneys and trial lawyers who combine proven successful trial strategies, skillful advocacy, and appropriate staffing. We approach every case with the recognition that it may very well be tried before a jury, and we prepare accordingly.
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JW's IP Litigation Group has enforced and defended all types of intellectual property matters in federal and state courts across the United States, from California to Virginia, and from Illinois to Texas. JW has successfully represented numerous clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade dress, trade secrets, and domain names; in arbitrations and alternative dispute forums; in proceedings before the International Trade Commission, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board, and the U.S. Supreme Court; and in proceedings conducted pursuant to ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy.
Jackson Walker attorneys have represented clients such as HSBC, Costco, Walgreens, Ericsson, Furniture Brands, AH Belo, Discovery Communications, The McClatchy Co., iGo f/k/a Mobility Electronics, QVC, Nordstrom, Denon Electronics, Kohl's, GameStop, Bombardier, RadioShack, Best Buy, Sears, Target, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Pabst, Fairchild Aircraft, Siemens, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and The New York Times in patent infringement cases. In copyright lawsuits around the country, JW has represented clients such as Stroh, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, TVL Broadcasting, Oprah Winfrey, Science Applications International Corporation, Newsweek, CNN, and CBS. JW's representation also has included the Holt Companies, Nokia, Google, AOL, Playboy, Pabst, Amway Corporation, Michaels Stores, DeBeers, Kohl, Tony Hawk, Inc., Bombardier, and Southwest Bank in Trademark/Lanham Act litigation matters. JW's trade secrets litigation experience includes representation of Sendo Corporation, a British mobile phone manufacturer, which brought suit in the Eastern District of Texas alleging misappropriation of its Smartphone technology trade secrets; representation of 3M in a trade secrets case in Minnesota involving 3M's precision coating technology; and representation of Lucent Technologies in trade secret disputes in the context of employee confidentiality covenants, joint marketing agreements, and software development projects.
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