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.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
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
Benefits of Showing Discovery as “Routine” Instead of “Additional”
H. Wayne Porter, May 14, 2015
Certain types of “routine” discovery are available in a trial proceeding before the PTAB. Under 37 C.F.R. § 42.51(b)(1), routine discovery includes (i) any paper or exhibit cited in a paper or in testimony, (ii) cross-examination (deposition) of witnesses providing affidavits, and...
Supreme Court Marks TTAB Decisions as Having Preclusive Effect
R. Gregory Israelsen, April 24, 2015
On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States held in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., that some decisions by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) may have a preclusive effect on judgments by federal district courts. Specifically, the Court held that “so long...
Year Established: 1920
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