Our Technology and Intellectual Property litigators help businesses protect, leverage and enforce their intellectual property rights and defend them from allegations of infringement. We have successfully represented clients in proceedings before a wide range of administrative agencies and other forums, including the Board of Patent Appeals, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the International Trade Commission, and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"), as well as in a number of state and federal courts across the country, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Additionally, we advance the interests of our clients through the use of a number of forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.
Our proven intellectual property litigation experience covers a wide range of disputes involving: (i) patents; (ii) copyrights; (iii) trademarks, domain names, trade dress and other brand protection devices; (iv) trade secrets; (v) licensing and other contract matters; (vi) advertising and promotion; and (vii) insurance coverage of intellectual property claims.
Our clients range from individual inventors to large corporations across a wide spectrum of industries and technologies. Examples of these representations include:
The 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP exemplary ratings in its seventh annual rankings of law firms.
Twenty of the firm’s practices were ranked at the national level, as well as thirty-seven in Maryland, ten in Washington, D.C., and two in Roanoke, VA.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that, in addition to ranking the firm highly in its 2016 list of Maryland’s leading firms and business lawyers, Chambers and Partners have added new Whiteford lawyers in Maryland and Delaware.
The practice group rankings are based on the high rankings of 21 individual lawyers.
Fifty-nine lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices.
Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP is very gratified to announce that the firm has once again received exemplary ratings in the fifth annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of law firms.
Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP is very gratified to announce that the firm has received exemplary ratings in the second annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of law firms. In Maryland, WTP was rated highly in 34 practice areas, more than any other firm in the state.