Intellectual Property Litigation

Your greatest chance of success in IP litigation depends on lawyers who know how to handle these cases and who understand your business objectives.

The Haynes and Boone IP litigation team has a long and proven track record both in the United States and abroad of delivering favorable outcomes for our clients, whether they’re large multinational corporations, emerging businesses or established mid-sized companies.

We have a large team solely dedicated to IP litigation, and it’s reflected in our clients’ numerous successes. Our team encompasses patent lawyers, trademark lawyers and experienced trial lawyers who handle cases before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in federal courts, as well as state venues, foreign jurisdictions and arbitration panels.

We represent clients in every variety of IP litigation matters, including:

  • Patent, trademark and copyright infringement
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Internet, social media and domain name disputes
  • Post-grant proceedings and trademark oppositions
  • International Trade Commission Section 337 actions
  • Technology transactions

Our IP litigation team members know the science and technology involved in these matters, and we know how to explain complicated topics to judges and juries for the greatest benefit to our clients. Many of our skilled trial lawyers also have technical backgrounds, either as licensed patent attorneys or with experience working at the USPTO and as engineers or in-house counsel at leading technology companies.

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Representing Telecommunications Company at the National Advertising Division (NAD)

Representing a telecommunications company in advertising disputes before the National Advertising Division (NAD).

Hapi Drinks, Inc. v. Revolution Resource Recovery Inc. (TTAB)

Represented Revolution Resource Recovery Inc. in a trademark cancellation dispute over the brand name for its bottled water product.

Represented Private Label Apparel Manufacturer in Contract Dispute

Represented an international private label apparel manufacturer in a contract dispute with a U.S.-based distributer.

Benebone v. Pet Qwerks et al. (CD Ca)

Brought claims in California federal court against competitors for allegedly knocking off the product design and branding of client Benebone, a leading dog chew toy brand. The claims at issue included trade dress infringement, design patent infringement, and violations of California state unfair com [...]

Table De France, Inc. v. DBC Corporation (C.D. CA)

Represented Table De France in a multi-district trade dress infringement dispute relating to the swirl design on rolled wafer cookies.

Represented Telecommunications Company in Trademark Opposition Proceeding (TTAB)

Represented a telecommunications company in a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) opposition proceeding against a competitor.

Aubrey v. D Magazine Partners, LP

Successfully defended defamation claim against magazine client regarding article discussing arson murder of prominent Dallas attorney in his garage. When case was initially filed in Florida federal court, we obtained dismissal or personal jurisdiction grounds, and when case was refiled in Texas fede [...]

Yesh Music, LLC v. Pacific Northwest College of Art (E.D.N.Y.)

Represented Pacific Northwest College of Art against claims of copyright infringement arising from the use of music on a number of YouTube videos.

Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Inc. v. Gilliland Associates, Inc., et al.

Represented national advanced-practice nurse and physician assistant recruiting firm in copyright infringement litigation concerning online test preparation services for nurse practitioner exam.

Behaviour Interactive, Inc. v. Tianjin Uegame Co. Ltd., et al.

Represented video game company in copyright litigation regarding popular game Dead by Daylight and assisted in keeping infringing game out of U.S. market.

Mini Kapoor Discusses California Worker COVID-19 Protocols with HR Magazine
August, 12 2021

HR Magazine interviewed Haynes and Boone, LLP Associate Mini Kapoor about new COVID-19 safety protocols for California workers. Here is an excerpt: California state employees, health care workers and workers in high-risk settings must show proof of vaccination or adhere to weekly COVID-19 testing and other safety protocols, Gov. Gavin Newsom recently announced. Newsom issued this directive afte [...]