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At Goldberg Segalla, we help businesses protect their intellectual property by providing the experience necessary to litigate and resolve claims related to patents, copyrights, trademarks and unfair competition.

Our attorneys are well versed in the intricacies of intellectual property law, and have extensive experience in litigating and trying complex commercial and intellectual property cases. We offer clients a practical, cost-effective approach for resolving disputes consistent with our “Best Practices” philosophy.

We understand that intellectual property is often a company’s most valuable asset. In an age of cyber-markets and global trade, heightened competition for name recognition and market share creates a business climate where protecting and defending intellectual property is a priority. Businesses are increasingly drawn into litigation to protect their intellectual property or to defend their marketing and advertising strategies against infringement claims. The attorneys at Goldberg Segalla work with clients to understand their issues and develop an effective strategy for dealing with myriad intellectual property claims.

Our experience includes:

  • Copyright infringement litigation
  • Copyright licensing
  • E-commerce and Internet law
  • False advertising
  • Licensing disputes
  • Patent infringement litigation
  • Trade dress infringement litigation
  • Trademark dilution
  • Trademark infringement litigation
  • Trademark licensing
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Unfair business practices
  • Unfair competition claims

Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Protecting Small Businesses: President Obama Signs PACE Act to Limit Definition of "Small Employer"
Caroline J. Berdzik,Jennifer M. Mannion, October 30, 2015
On October 8, 2015, President Obama signed the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act, which will block the scheduled expansion of the definition of “small employer” under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). PACE, which was passed by a rare unanimous vote in the Senate, will...

DOJ and CPSC File Rare Civil Penalty Lawsuit Against Retailer Alleging Misrepresentation of Status and Late Reporting 
Aaron J. Aisen,Cheryl A. Possenti,Paul C. Steck, May 14, 2015
In a rare move, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have filed a lawsuit seeking civil penalties against Michaels Stores Inc., and its subsidiary, Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc., one of the largest arts and crafts retailers in the United States....

OSHA Citations Vacated Due to Consumer Products Exception
Stefan A. Borovina, March 16, 2015
In a recent decision, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) vacated two citations against a construction company relating to portable fire extinguishers kept at a jobsite. The first citation was for failing to include the extinguishers in its hazard communication program. The...

Do You Know Where Your Beer Was Born?: Anheuser-Busch brews litigation with deceptive marketing
Joseph M. Hanna, March 13, 2015
Anheuser-Busch, the world’s leader in beer production, is the target of public scorn for its alleged misleading labels and unfair marketing tactics. In the past two years, consumers have brought as many lawsuits against the brewer for false advertisement. Consumers are claiming that two...