Our team of copyright litigators bring and defend copyright infringement lawsuits on behalf of clients. We assist clients with copyright disputes in creative and technical fields including the arts, software and multiple areas of business. We assist with copyright disputes under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), including online take-down notices and responses. 

Corporate Counsel ranked our firm in the top 20 percent of all law firms in IP litigation in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 report. 


Our group has significant experience successfully representing clients in a wide range of copyright disputes, including: 

  • Handled both affirmative and defensive copyright litigation for the special administrator of the Prince Rogers Nelson estate.
  • Represented producers and distributors of syndicated series, movies and special broadcasts by TV stations in copyright royalty and enforcement matters involving cable and satellite delivery systems.
  • Represented a famous restaurant brand in federal court in a trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement suit brought against another restaurant operator and obtained a settlement, including equitable relief.
  • Represented a photographer whose copyrighted photograph was copied by national internet publications.
  • Represented a client accused of font software copyright infringement.
  • Represented a technology company accused of copyright infringement, trade dress infringement and false advertising by competitor based on our client’s industry-changing product, and achieved a favorable settlement.
  • Defended a nationally known company in a complex copyright and trademark case in the Southern District of California and obtained early dismissal.
  • Represented a well-known national brand and handled a trademark and copyright lawsuit against a competitor.
  • Represented a small internet-based business accused of copyright infringement based on marketing materials and achieved a favorable settlement and dismissal.
  • Successfully asserted a builder's copyright over architectural plans against infringing use by a competing builder.
  • Resolved a trademark and copyright dispute for a tech start-up.
  • Defended a music publisher against a lawsuit alleging copyright and trademark infringement and obtained a settlement, part of which included an entry of judgment in favor of client as to related counterclaims.
  • Defended a national online retailer against a lawsuit alleging copyright and trademark infringement and obtained a favorable settlement.



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