Litigation/Controversy

Intellectual Property Litigation

The nationally recognized attorneys in Skadden’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group successfully represent clients in all stages of disputes and provide strategic business advice concerning all manner of intellectual property issues, including trade secrets, trademarks and trade dress, patents, license agreements and disputes, copyrights and misappropriation, and advertising and consumer claims. Whether it is winning high-profile multimillion-dollar jury verdicts, obtaining swift dismissals at the pleading stage, or providing practical advice about reducing legal risk in everyday operations, we emphasize a holistic, business-driven approach that considers our clients’ needs both inside and outside the courtroom.

As legislatures and courts around the world adapt to a constant stream of emerging technologies, Skadden’s IP Litigation Group draws on its deep knowledge and experience to empower clients with a complete understanding of the legal issues presented by potential IP disputes and deals.

Hallmarks of our practice include:

  • Experience Across Industries: We routinely handle matters in a variety of fields such as consumer products and services, biotech, pharmaceuticals, sports, entertainment and media, gaming and gambling, communications, computer technology, video games, food and beverage, financial services, semiconductors, medical devices and life sciences.
  • Creative and Cost-Effective Solutions: Favorable jury verdicts and judicial opinions are not the only measures of success. We also work with clients to find practical and business-centered resolutions to disputes.
  • Multidisciplinary Approach: To ensure the best and most forward-looking outcomes, we work with clients to tailor our approach to each matter, and we often seek the insights of our colleagues from a wide range of practices as needed, such as antitrust, regulatory compliance, tax and corporate.
  • Global Reach and Resources: Our ability to leverage Skadden’s vast network and operations around the world ensures that we have the capacity to handle the largest, most complicated and most high-profile matters.
  • Thought Leadership: We stay on the cutting edge of IP issues and keep our clients informed through client alerts, articles, presentations and seminars, and an exclusive monthly CLE-credit webinar that summarizes the biggest legal developments across all areas of IP law, and provides practical advice to in-house counsel for managing and protecting their IP.