Intellectual Property, Trademark, and Copyright

KHS’s full-service intellectual property practice provides clients with sophisticated, cost-effective and innovative legal solutions for developing and protecting their intellectual property assets. Whether you are an individual, a start-up company or an established corporation, our clients benefit from comprehensive intellectual property services and strategic counseling of experienced attorneys.

We represent our clients in the enforcement of their intellectual properties through litigation before federal and state courts.

We also provide clients with extensive intellectual
property transactional services, including:

  • Analysis and counseling of business and legal issues with regard
    to trademark selection
  • Prosecution of U.S. and foreign applications for trademark registration,
    maintenance filings, and handling of contested issues in the U.S. Patent
    and Trademark Office
  • Counseling, negotiating and structuring trademark and copyright acquisitions,
    joint ventures, distributorships, financing, franchise arrangements, workouts,
    assignments and licensing
  • Management of intellectual property portfolios
  • Prosecution of copyright registrations and recordation of copyright licenses
    and assignments, and handling of contested issues before the United States
    Copyright Office and Copyright Royalty Tribunal
  • Development of client administration programs
  • Counseling and drafting website development contracts, linking agreements,
    web privacy law issues, including EU guidelines, joint venture Internet agreements,
    and encryption and technological issues
  • Counseling in the selection and search of brand names worldwide and the
    management and maintenance of brand portfolios

Insights

 

Representative Matters

Litigation

  • Represented well known rock band in defending multi-million dollar breach of contract, intellectual property and corporate shareholder dispute; favorable settlement achieved for clients prior to trial
  • Represented major Internet Service Provider in defending multi-million dollar DMCA copyright infringement federal lawsuit; achieved dismissal of all claims upon prevailing on motion for summary judgment
  • Represented major Internet Service Provider in defending multi-million dollar DMCA copyright infringement federal lawsuit. Matter involved extensive discovery and motion practice; favorable settlement achieved for client prior to trial

 

Transactional

  • Represented international hospitality group in worldwide branding activities including international trademark portfolio securement and protection
  • Represented major Internet Service Provider in employment and DMCA compliance matters; provide outside general counsel services in variety of business and legal issues