Houston, TX:

Paul C. VanSlyke, Senior Counsel at Hoover Slovacek LLP

Paul C. VanSlyke, Senior Counsel at Hoover Slovacek LLP
  • Houston, TX
  • Galleria Office Tower 2, 5051 Westheimer, Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77056
  • Paul VanSlyke serves business clients in the fields of trademark and copyright law, contract negotiation, advertising and marketing, entertainment law, Internet law and information technology law.
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Dedicated Houston Business and Intellectual Property Lawyer Handles Litigation and Transactions.

In his 30 years of experience, he has tried jury trials in state and federal court, handled several appeals in federal courts and conducted arbitrations and mediations.

Mr. Van Slyke has first chair litigation experience in Lanham Act trademark infringement, anti-counterfeiting, copyright infringement, patent infringement, misappropriation of name and likeness and non-compete cases. He also has first chair litigation experience in trade secret misappropriation, non-compete cases and litigation under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, aw well as extensive experience in anti-counterfeiting and customs detention campaigns in the oil industry and luxury goods.

He has been lead trial counsel in trademark opposition and cancellation trials before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in domain name arbitrations under the UDRP and court actions under the Anti-Cybersquatting—Consumer Protection Act.

Mr. Van Slyke has handled litigation in courts all over the United States, including Texas, New York, Delaware, California, Michigan, Arizona, Utah, Michigan, New Jersey, Illinois, Louisiana, Ohio, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.

He has served as lead counsel in privacy and data security, information technology and software transactions, and patent transactions. The industries for his clients have included food and beverage, cosmetics, luxury goods, apparel, consumer, retail, non-profit, energy, information technology, digital media and entertainment. He has extensive experience in domestic and foreign trademark prosecution, managing global trademark portfolios, preparing trademark license agreements and clearance of trademarks, labeling, promotions and advertising. For his labeling, promotions, sweepstakes and advertising practice, Mr. Van Slyke has experience with compliance with the regulations and guides of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Mr. Van Slyke was a partner in a highly regarded, international law firm and was the global head of its trademark, copyright and branding practice, and litigation. He gained IP experience as in-house counsel for a major oil company and served as Chair of the International Trademark Association Committees on both Anti-Counterfeiting Law and Right of Publicity Law. He also served as Chair of the American Bar Association Litigation Section Committee on Computer and eCommerce Litigation.

Incident to his pro bono practice, he has developed experience in Child Care Licensing law before the Texas Department of Family and Child Protective Services.

Mr. Van Slyke is an Adjunct Professor of Law in Advertising and Marketing Law at the University of Houston Law School.

Mr. Van Slyke is listed in Best Lawyers in America © 2015 by Woodward White, Inc. for Intellectual Property Litigation, Trademark Law, and Copyright Law. He has a rating as a Leading National Trademark Practitioner by World Trademark Review a Globe Business Media Group service. He has an AV Preeminent rating of 5.0 of 5.0 for legal proficiency and ethics after lawyer peer review by Martindale Law Directory and is a Technology Panel Mediator of the CPR institute for Dispute Resolution and a Domain Name Arbitrator of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Mr. Van Slyke is a frequent speaker and author on many legal topics including litigation, trademark law, data security and data breaches, FTC deceptive trade practices and telemarketing law.

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832-941-0775  Phone
844-302-3515  Phone
713-458-4829  Fax
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Galleria Office Tower 2, 5051 Westheimer, Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77056
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    Areas of Practice (29)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our Houston office:

    • Advertising and Marketing
    • Entertainment Contracts
    • Entertainment Litigation
    • Interactive Multimedia Law
    • Motion Picture Production and Distribution
    • Motion Pictures and Television
    • Multimedia Law
    • Music Copyright
    • Music Law
    • Music Publishing
    • Theater Law
    • Video Law
    • Brand Management
    • Literary Property
    • Merchandising
    • New Media Law
    • Piracy
    • Proprietary Rights
    • Protection of Personality
    • Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
    • Intellectual Property Litigation
    • Trade Secrets
    • ADR
    • Technology
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Intellectual Property
    • Trademarks
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Internet Law

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