Intellectual Property and Trademark Litigation
Intellectual property results from intellectual
activity in industry, science, literature, and the arts. Ideas
related to appearance, innovation, design, form, and color can be far
more valuable than tangible property. The attorneys of Vandeveer
Garzia are proficient in handling claims and litigation involving
Claims, disputes and resulting litigation in the
area of intellectual property can arise from the copyright, patent and
trademark statutes and laws of the United States, from the statutes and
laws of the individual states and from the common law. Such cases
could involve claims of infringement and unfair competition.
Intellectual property disputes are often charged with emotion.
The parties can take a great deal of pride in their ideas and
creations. Handling such cases requires not only an understanding
of the law but of the thoughts, ideas, and concerns of the
parties. Intellectual property litigation can be expensive and
complicated. It can disrupt normal business and divert valuable
business resources to legal activities. We believe that once a
dispute arises, prompt action and early intervention, including
alternative dispute resolution, can provide acceptable solutions.
If such efforts are not successful, we are fully prepared to represent
our clients in all aspects of intellectual property disputes including
injunctions, summary judgment motions, trials, and appeals.
We advise and represent clients with respect to
the application of insurance coverage in connection with intellectual
property claims and disputes. That advice and analysis could
include issues involving advertising injury coverage under general
liability insurance policies and coverage under any other applicable
If you have a potential intellectual property
dispute, prompt action is a paramount concern. Call us