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Intellectual Property Litigation | DeWitt LLP

Renowned for their leadership in the Intellectual Property (IP) field, as acknowledged by IAM Patent 1000, IP Stars, Martindale-Hubbell, World Trademark Review, and other accolades, our attorneys collaborate with clients worldwide on all facets of IP. In the realm of Intellectual Property (IP) litigation, DeWitt's adept team brings strength and experience, successfully representing clients' IP interests in federal and state courts across the country. Whether grappling with patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, trademark or copyright disputes, trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, or any other IP litigation matter, DeWitt's seasoned attorneys comprehend the intricate nuances inherent in intellectual property litigation.

Strengths

  • Firm has more than 130 attorneys practicing in more than 30 areas of law
  • Offices strategically located in Green Bay, Madison, Greater Milwaukee, and Minneapolis
  • International clientele representation
  • Extensive experience with both large, publicly traded clients and small, local businesses
  • Demonstrated track record of success
  • Adaptive team-sizing in response to case demands
  • Local representation in Minnesota and Wisconsin for firms globally

Experience and Notable Results

DeWitt attorneys boast a rich history of representing clients in diverse legal arenas, including state and federal courts across the U.S., foreign courts, administrative tribunals, U.S. Customs Enforcement, and proceedings such as PTAB, TTAB, and ex parte reexaminations.

Examples of Results Achieved

  • $4.2 Million Jury Verdict – Software Theft
  • $2.5 Million Jury Verdict – Trade Secret Theft
  • $4.1 Million Jury Verdict – Copyright Infringement
  • $3.25 Million Jury Verdict – Trademark Infringement
  • $23 Million Jury Verdict – Breach of Cross License
  • Copyright Defense - $0 Jury Verdict – Case Dismissed
  • Copyright Infringement -- Injunction Granted, Damages Settled
  • Trade Dress and Copyright Infringement -- $0 Settlement, Case Dismissed
  • Trademark Dilution Defense –Case Settled, $0 paid, Client Still Using Mark
  • Patent Troll Defense – Troll’s Patent Invalidated
  • Patent Troll Defense - $0 – Cases Dismissed
  • Opponent’s Patent Invalidated - PTO
  • Successful Defense of Patents in Inter Parties Reviews – PTO
  • Successfully Invalidated Patents in Inter Parties Reviews – PTO
  • Opponent’s Trademarks Invalidated
  • Trade Secret Defense—Settled, Commissions Paid to Client
  • Patent Infringement Settlement After Trial Victory – Successfully Represented Patent Owner in Infringement Action in Medical Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, and Patent Trolls

Our Patent Litigation Practice

DeWitt's patent litigation practice encompasses representing patent owners and accused infringers in U.S. courts, prosecuting and defending clients in Inter Parties Review and Reexamination Proceedings in the USPTO, and coordinating litigation efforts in foreign tribunals.

Copyrights

Major media companies, software firms, jewelers, musicians, photographers, authors, and artists routinely turn to DeWitt for enforcing rights and defending copyright disputes, a testament to our impactful results.

Trademarks

DeWitt's IP litigation team excels in trademark practice, including enforcement and defense in court, collaboration with the U.S. Customs Service, prosecution and defense in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and safeguarding foreign trademark rights globally.

Trade Secrets

Our litigation team defends the rights of companies and individuals in trade secret matters, leveraging expertise in navigating both state and federal protections, along with the nuances of non-disclosure, non-solicitation, and non-compete agreements.

Slaying Patent Trolls

DeWitt's IP litigators boast a successful track record in defeating patent trolls, understanding their operations and achieving victories such as holding patents invalid and unenforceable due to inequitable conduct[EC1] [MF2] . Even in preferred troll courts, DeWitt attorneys have secured dismissals with $0 paid to the trolls, showcasing their prowess in neutralizing patent troll threats.

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For more information about DeWitt's Intellectual Property Litigation team please contact info@dewittllp.com.

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Eric H. Chadwick


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