Protecting trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets is one of the core practice areas of Harwood Law. The firm also defends businesses and individuals against the invalid assertion of intellectual property rights. Representative matters include:
- Obtained injunctions in trademark infringement actions on behalf of nationally and internationally recognized manufacturers and service providers, including disputes over rights to internet domain names.
- Prosecuted a patent infringement action on behalf of the inventors of a computer software program for the insurance industry. Obtained a favorable settlement on the first day of trial.
- Prosecuted a copyright infringement action on behalf of computer software publishers against a film and television production studio. Obtained a favorable settlement through court-assisted mediation.
- Obtained an injunction barring former employees of an internet advertising company from taking trade secrets to a competitor.