Intellectual Property

Beggs & Lane’s Intellectual Property practice has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation and protection. Our counsel to clients includes the following specific areas:

Trade Secrets

Businesses in today’s competitive climate need to protect their valuable confidential assets. With its experience in the area of trade secrets, Beggs & Lane can provide the assistance necessary both to protect trade secrets and defend against claims of misappropriation. They have also assisted businesses with drafting confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements to help avoid future litigation.

Beggs & Lane attorneys have litigated numerous trade secret matters in both state and federal courts on behalf of a variety of clients, from health care providers to government contractors. Trade secret litigation presents unique challenges, from its often speedy process to protecting the confidentiality of sensitive information within the litigation. Our attorneys can help you meet those challenges.

Trademarks

Successful businesses utilize their trademarks and brands to adequately convey the superiority and distinctiveness of their products and services. Beggs & Lane can help determine the best path to protect and enforce trademark rights, starting with the initial registration stage. The firm’s experience litigating trademark infringement cases—including false advertising, unfair competition, and cybersquatting—ranges from preliminary injunction proceedings through trial and appeal.

Copyright

Beggs & Lane’s copyright experience includes both litigation and counseling. Its attorneys have advised clients on a variety of issues, including infringement and ownership. The firm’s litigation experience equips it well to both enforce and defend against copyright infringement claims.

Practice Group Members

J. Nixon Daniel, III

J. Nixon Daniel
Practice Group Manager