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Intellectual Property Litigation

Burns & Levinson’s IP Litigation attorneys represent clients worldwide in disputes involving a wide array of intellectual property and technology. Our lawyers aggressively enforce and protect intellectual property rights and vigorously defend clients against all challengers. Whether representing large companies or individual inventors, we adhere to a philosophy that focuses on a client’s business objectives by skillfully litigating in a highly efficient and cost-effective manner.

Burns & Levinson’s IP litigators are seasoned in litigating patent infringement, trademark and trade name infringement, anti-counterfeiting, gray market goods, copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, false advertising, internet domain name disputes, privacy and publicity rights, computer fraud, intellectual property disputes arising from employment agreements, invention assignment agreements, settlement agreements, and licenses. We are licensed to protect and enforce intellectual property at administrative agencies such as the United States Patent & Trademark Office, and represent clients in patent interferences, patent reexaminations, patent oppositions, trademark oppositions and cancellation proceedings. We also regularly work with and direct counsel in international intellectual property tribunals throughout the world.

We are experienced in alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation, which arise in nearly every dispute and often by Court order. We remain constantly aware that an amicable business resolution may be the best solution for even the most aggrieved client, and maintain the client’s best interests as paramount in every dispute we handle.

Burns & Levinson’s IP attorneys have technical and educational expertise and litigation experience in a vast multitude of scientific disciplines including, computer software and hardware, internet products, electronics, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, nanotechnology, chemicals, pesticides, food technologies, cosmetics, energy, educational tools, entertainment technologies, clothing and footwear, sporting equipment, retail products, manufacturing, business methods, a wide variety of mechanical products, as well as low-tech household, personal and novelty items.

The IP Litigation practice is part of the Intellectual Property Group. For members of the IP Litigation practice, please see the Intellectual Property Group page.