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Intellectual Property Litigation

Trusted Advisors for Intellectual Property Enforcement and Brand Protection

Whether you need to protect your intellectual property or defend an infringement claim, Holihan & Harchuck has the experience, knowledge, and resources to meet your needs. Our attorneys specialize in intellectual property litigation and possess expertise in handling disputes related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and Internet matters. We have substantial experience in navigating federal, state, and appellate courts, as well as representing clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Holihan & Harchuck offers Intellectual Property enforcement solutions in the following areas:

  • Trademark
  • Patent
  • Copyright
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Trade secret
  • Internet-related disputes

Your Goals Drive Our Legal Approach

In instances of intellectual property disputes, businesses require cost-effective and innovative resolutions. We collaborate with clients to devise alternative strategies beyond traditional litigation. This includes crafting inventive settlements, exploring alternative dispute resolution methods, and participating in quasi-litigation and administrative proceedings, such as those before the International Trade Commission, patent reexaminations, and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.

This integrated approach allows Holihan & Harchuck to consider all aspects of an intellectual property dispute and to account for clients’ short-term and long-term business goals in addressing litigation.

Representative Work

Trust your brand in the hands of our extensive litigation expertise and profound understanding of IP law. Our in-depth initiatives have safeguarded some of the globe’s largest and most renowned brands. Here are a few examples:

One of over twenty lawsuits initiated as part of a nationwide enforcement program targeting over 1,000 retail and convenience stores selling counterfeit Oakley sunglasses. The program led to collections in the seven-figure range.
Oakley, Inc. v. Mas Food Mart, Inc. et al, 6:06-cv-08156 (MD Fla)

One of several lawsuits filed across the nation to bolster industry enforcement efforts against over 2,800 jewelry stores selling unauthorized Nike jewelry. This initiative led to collections exceeding seven figures and significantly reduced the presence of infringing products in the marketplace.
Nike, Inc. v. Stuart Consulting Group, Inc. d/b/a National Sportswear & Emblem, Ltd., 6:01-cv-00052-GKS (MD Fla.)

One of multiple copyright and trademark lawsuits targeting online sellers in the travel industry, leading to the discontinuation of unlawful practices by travel marketers exploiting the Disney brand and copyrighted characters.
Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. Funtime Getaway, Inc. d/b/a A1 Travel Reservations et al, 6;04-cv-1565-ORL-18-JGL (MD Fla.)