Intellectual Property Litigation

Richman Greer attorneys have significant litigation experience in many areas of Intellectual property, computer and internet related cases. Firm attorneys have litigated many cases involving trademark infringement, trade secret theft, cybersquatting, domain name disputes, and trade dress, patent and copyright infringement. The firm also has experience in disputes involving computer software, hardware, networking and other communications and technology matters.

Featured Experience

1Prosecuted claim on behalf of client where competitor inserted client's registered service mark into the hidden keyword "metatags" on its website in an effort to divert web traffic from client to competitor. Settlement.
2Defended claims for trademark and patent infringement brought by one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of golf balls and golf products on behalf of company that was retrieving, cleaning and repainting manufacturing company’s golf balls for resale as used balls. Settlement.
3Represented Fortune 100 company in federal court in claim for permanent injunction to require former employee to execute assignment of patents to permit company to file patent applications in foreign nation. Court granted request for injunction and ordered employee to execute assignment documents.
4Represented entertainment company in state court trademark infringement and false advertising claim relating to use of name of local musical groups and prosecuted counterclaim for trademark infringement. Case settled at mediation on eve of trial.
5Represented an Italian product manufacturer and its Florida employee in defense of claims of theft of trade secrets and patent infringement filed in federal court. The case settled after motions for summary judgment filed.
6Represented an audio speaker manufacturer in federal court in defense of patent infringement and trade dress claims. The case settled after dispositive motions filed.
7Represented technology company in state court to prosecute claims for specific performance of an internet marketing agreement, breach of contract and declaratory judgment arising out of a marketing services contract concerning website traffic. After non-jury trial, the trial court granted the technology company’s request for specific performance and ordered defendant to deliver electronic information located on its computer servers. The court also determined that defendant had breached the contract and entered judgment in favor of the technology company for $271,000.