Intellectual Property and Technology

We represent corporate and individual clients in civil lawsuits and federal criminal prosecutions involving a wide range of intellectual property and technological matters. We have experience in many areas and industries, from internet and computer-related technologies to manufacturing.

We represent both plaintiffs and defendants. When representing plaintiffs, we will consider alternative or contingent fee arrangements.

Noteworthy Representations

Defended manufacturing subsidiary of Japanese international trading company in federal criminal investigation and related civil litigation brought by competitor alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, which resulted in no criminal charges and a defense verdict at trial.
Defended applications engineer in one of the first criminal prosecutions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Defended Ohio natural-gas utilities in lawsuit brought under the federal Stored Communications Act and Wiretap Act for accessing a pipeline company’s fleet tracking system, and obtained dismissal on summary judgment.
Represented manufacturing company in disputes with competitors regarding trademark infringement and violation of the Ohio Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Defended intellectual property law firm against legal malpractice claim regarding misappropriation of trade secrets.