About this office:
The Hecker Law Group is one of the nation's leading intellectual property law firm boutiques. The firm has represented many of the world's leading companies and innovators in obtaining, enforcing and defending their intellectual property rights.
Founded in 1988, The Hecker Law Group has extensive experience in obtaining, enforcing and litigating patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, rights of publicity, domain names, internet and computer law rights, entertainment law rights, and other intellectual property rights. The firm's practice also includes intellectual property agreements and transactions, branding, licensing, technology transfers, and matters relating to The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Digital Rights Management.
The Hecker Law Group is recognized for its strong acumen in complex technology, for its highly effective litigation team, and for its high level strategic client counseling. The firm's attorneys include engineers and computer scientists with industry experience and strong technical backgrounds.
The firm's extensive legal expertise includes obtaining and litigating patents in hundreds of technology areas including: electronics; computer hardware and software; semiconductor technology; semiconductor processing; networking; medical and biological sciences; physics; plants; mechanical devices and systems; data encryption; digital signal processing; search engines; computer animation; development tools; electronic commerce; multimedia; computer graphics; artificial intelligence; automation; video and audio technology; virtual reality; acoustics and optics; object-oriented programming; operating systems; and cross platform technology.
The firm also designs and implements comprehensive intellectual property programs for creating and exploiting the patent, trademark and copyright portfolios and assets of its clients.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Intellectual Property Law including Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Computer Law, Unfair Competition, and Trade Secret. Technology Licensing and Litigation in Federal and State Courts and the International Trade Commission. Entertainment Law. Domain Name Dispute Matters and Litigation.
Year Established: 1988
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS, PAST AND PRESENT, INCLUDE: Apple, Pixar, Visa, ADP, Oracle, Fusion-io, Symantec, Dole Foods, Extron Electronics, Control4, The University of Southern California, Maria Shriver, ShoeDazzle, The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, YoungHollywood.com, Mark Burnett Productions, Martin Katz, Ltd., AOL, The California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women, TDK Semiconductor, IdeaLab, Shell & Slate Software, NeXT, Dan Bricklin, Silicon Systems, Novell, Becton-Dickinson, EFI, NetScape, Jazz Semiconductor, Tower Semiconductor, Macromedia, Knowledge Adventure, Copernicus Investments, Slate Corporation, The Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, Ceiva Logic, The Entertainment Industry Foundation, Versata, Diamond Sports, Art Center College of Design, Ross Stores, Sun Microsystems, Pulmonetic Systems, Stamps.com, Home Express, Alesis, Maxtor, CAA, Spirent, James Perse, PeopleSoft, Piero Selvaggio's Valentino.