Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Established In 1920 - Predecessor Parent
Size of Organization: 86
Year Established: 1920Web Site: http://www.bannerwitcoff.com
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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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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Highest number of cases by Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.:
Intellectual Property (66 cases in past two years)
U.S. Patent Activity
Total number of U.S. granted patents by Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.:
2578 (in past two years)
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Documents by Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. on Martindale.com
A Slip of the Pen May Cost You Your IPR
Charles W. Shifley, March 27, 2015
The Patent Office is getting inter partes review (IPR) petitions by the boat load. See, e.g., http://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/aia_statistics_02-19-2015.pdf. Some patent challengers are adding to the volume by filing numerous IPRs against a single patent. They use each...
The Supreme Court Points Courts to Juries on Issue of Trademark Tacking
Anna L. King, March 27, 2015
On January 21, 2015, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision, affirming the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, holding that trademark tacking is an inquiry that operates from the perspective of an ordinary purchaser or consumer and is thus a question for a jury.
Who You Gonna Call? The Board!
H. Wayne Porter, March 27, 2015
The PTAB issued an order providing guidance for responding to potential witness coaching during a deposition recess.