Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Lawyers

We understand that intellectual property is many times our business clients’ most important asset. Powers Taylor’s intellectual property litigation practice involves litigating disputes over the ownership and use of intellectual property, including trademarked and copyrighted material, patents, confidential business plans, customer lists, websites and domain names, and other proprietary business information. Our attorneys have prosecuted and defended numerous cases for both large and small businesses and individuals, including cases involving allegations of computer hacking, claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, claims of unfair competition and counterfeiting, and complaints for patent infringement.

Whether working to protect a company’s confidential engineering drawings, its business goodwill, or its patented innovations, we have the experience to protect our clients’ valuable business interests, having litigated intellectual property disputes in federal and state courts, seeking both injunctive and compensatory relief for clients whose ideas and intellectual property have been misappropriated by others.

Trade Dress and Unfair Competition

Whether a former employee has misappropriated confidential documents, or a contracted manufacturer has begun palming-off your product, our attorneys are available to protect your substantial investment and put a stop to this improper activity.

Trademark Infringement Litigation

We have represented national companies and individuals in protecting their brands and marks from trademark infringement throughout the country. Our attorneys have obtained injunctions and restraining orders, saving the substantial value invested by the clients in their brands.

Patent Infringement Litigation

Powers Taylor has brought and defended patent infringement litigation throughout the United States, including the Eastern District of Texas and the Central District of California.  Whether your company is accused of infringing another’s patent, or must protect its own patent portfolio, the our attorneys stand ready to help.

Our attorneys have experience in the following areas of intellectual property litigation:

  • Claims of trade dress infringement
  • Trade secret and unfair competition causes of action
  • Non-compete agreement defense and enforcement
  • Trademark and brand protection
  • Copyright infringement litigation
  • Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent infringement litigation
  • Internet technology patent infringement litigation
  • Counterfeiting and palming-off litigation