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
U.S. Supreme Court Rules in ABC v. Aereo
Rajit Kapur, July 11, 2014
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided American Broadcasting Companies, et al. v. Aereo. The 6-3 ruling holds that Aereo’s business model of streaming live broadcast television content over the Internet to its users, without a license from those who own the copyright in that content,...
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Definiteness Standard
Paul M. Rivard, June 10, 2014
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc. involving the definiteness requirement of 35 U.S.C. § 112 (b). The patent at issue relates to a heart rate monitor capable of measuring the heartbeat of an individual while exercising without...
Year Established: 1920
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