Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Established In 1920 - Predecessor Parent
Washington, District of Columbia OfficeView all offices
1100 13th Street, N.W., Suite 1200
Washington, District of Columbia
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About this office:
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. is dedicated to the practice of intellectual property law. The firm provides legal representation in obtaining, commercializing and litigating intellectual property rights in the United States and abroad. The practice includes counseling on the availability, validity and enforcement of intellectual property rights; patent interference proceedings; trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings; domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution; custom seizures of infringing products; and litigating patent, trademark and copyright infringement cases. Firm members have experience in both jury and bench trials in the Federal Courts and in proceedings before the International Trade Commission. Firm attorneys practice in all technologies, including the electrical, mechanical and chemical arts as well as computer hardware and software, internet and e-commerce, and biotechnology.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Intellectual Property including Procurement of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Counseling & Opinions, Unfair Competition, Interferences, Licensing, Antitrust and International Trade Matters. Litigation including Trials and Appeals in Federal and State Courts and International Trade Commission.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Certain Uncertainty: The Future of Computer Software Patents
Rajit Kapur,Binal J. Patel,William E. Wooten, October 26, 2015
Since the Alice decision1 came down last June, the world of computer software patents has been upended, both in litigation and in prosecution. In the realm of prosecution, patent applications dealing with e-commerce and business methods have been hit particularly hard at the U.S. Patent and...
Google Books Affirmed as Fair Use
Steve S. Chang, October 26, 2015
The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s finding that the Google Books project constitutes fair use, and is not an infringement of the copyrights in the millions of books contained in the project. The case is The Authors Guild et al. v. Google, Inc., No....
Year Established: 1920
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