Leydig, Voit & Mayer, LTD. Intellectual Property Law

Trademarks and Copyrights

From traditional trademark and copyright concerns to cutting-edge issues, Leydig, Voit & Mayer attorneys have the experience to handle any matter raised by our clients.

Leydig has been at the forefront of trademark and copyright law since our firm’s inception in 1893. We have shaped the landscape of intellectual property law and the business world, where brand names and recognition are key components of success. We work closely with clients to establish and protect their trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain names and copyrights worldwide.

In the trademark area, we assist our clients with name, mark and logo selection and registration; licensing of marks; and counseling in all areas. We handle all phases of trademark enforcement and litigation, including pre-lawsuit negotiations, state and federal court litigation, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, and foreign trademark proceedings. The matters we handle concern traditional media, as well as software, the Internet, domain names, unfair competition, dilution, trade dress, product packaging, trade libel, deceptive advertising, deceptive trade practices, interference with customers relations, employee pirating and more.

In the copyright area, we advise corporate clients, content providers, distributors, and individual authors, artists, and entrepreneurs with respect to copyright protection and enforcement. We regularly represent clients with regard to content acquisition and divestiture, publishing and recording agreements, clearance and licensing, fair use opinions, copyright registration and litigation.

Clients rely on us for our domestic and international experience in all areas related to trademark and copyright law.