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 Kirtsaeng v.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Rajit Kapur, July 21, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., No. 15-375, that it is appropriate for a court to give substantial weight to the reasonableness of a losing party’s position when deciding whether to award attorney’s fees in a case brought under the...
Obama Signs Law Allowing Trade Secret Owners to Sue in Federal Court
Shambhavi Patel,Bradley J. Van Pelt, June 6, 2016
Yesterday, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), enacting a federal trade secrets law. Much of the law existed under the federal Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA). However, for the first time, the DTSA provides federal jurisdiction for civil cases involving the...
PTAB Slams Petitioner and Insufficient IPR Petition
Craig W. Kronenthal, June 6, 2016
In a final written decision of an inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) finds the petition did not meet statutory and regulatory requirements (including 35 U.S.C. § 312(a)(3) and 37 C.F.R. §§ 42.104(b) and 42.22(a)(2))1 and slams the petitioner for...
Year Established: 1920
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