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
Apple v. Samsung: The Federal Circuit Clarifies Design Patent Principles Law
Robert S. Katz,Darrell G. Mottley, June 4, 2015
In a much anticipated opinion issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Apple v. Samsung on May 18, the design patent law with respect to remedies and the infringement test remains robust. Notably, and favorable to design patent owners, the Federal Circuit did not limit the...
The International Design Application: The Hague Agreement and U.S. Design Law
Christopher Dawson,Darrell G. Mottley, June 2, 2015
On February 13, 2015, the United States deposited with the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) its instrument of ratification of the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (“the Hague...
The Supreme Court's Impact on IP Rights in 2015
Jordan N. Bodner,Camille Sauer, June 2, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has generated quite a few closely-watched intellectual property decisions in 2014, analyzed in Banner & Witcoff’s Spring and Fall 2014 Newsletters. The trend has continued during the start of the 2014-15 term, with decisions on the appropriate standard for reviewing...
Year Established: 1920
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