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
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,...
Supreme Court Allows Copyright Action, Holds No Laches Defense
Ernest V. Linek, June 10, 2014
Yesterday, in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (No. 12-1315), the Supreme Court ruled that the doctrine of laches could not be invoked to bar a copyright claim that was brought within the statutorily allowed three-year window from a particular act of infringement — even though the...