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Intellectual property disputes

With commercial disputes lawyers in the US, Europe and Asia, we advise on all manner of intellectual property disputes and can help you devise a strategy to handle them effectively. We also have an excellent track record of bringing and defending litigation.

In an ever-shrinking global marketplace, ensuring the proper exploitation and protection of intellectual property (IP), whether it be patents, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets, has become a commercial necessity.

Our team provides practical and commercial legal advice at every stage in the development of an intellectual property right, from creation and exploitation to protection and enforcement.

We advise on keeping ideas and proprietary information confidential, on filing strategies where registration of rights is required, and on the proper management, enforcement and defense of IP rights.

Our experienced patent, copyright and trademark lawyers handle patent prosecutions, trademark and copyright registrations in a number of jurisdictions. We organize the licensing and exploitation of intellectual property rights as a standalone initiative or as part of larger transactions.

Where necessary we also bring and defend litigation, A recent case involved the infringement of a patent on compositions used in nail salons and we obtained successful settlement with no payment by our company and no liability being imposed.

With commercial disputes lawyers in the US, Europe and Asia we have the local and international know how to protect, defend and future proof your brand, your business or new venture.

Track record

Our team

Kenneth Mullen

Kenneth Mullen

Partner | London

Kenneth Mullen

Partner | London

Intellectual property and technology

Dean R. Nicyper

Dean R. Nicyper

Partner | New York

Dean R. Nicyper

Partner | New York

Litigation and arbitration

James E. Nealon

James E. Nealon

Partner | New York

James E. Nealon

Partner | New York

Litigation and arbitration

Jim Lim

Jim Lim

Consultant, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Jim Lim

Consultant, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Intellectual property and technology

Alvin Lim

Alvin Lim

Special counsel, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Alvin Lim

Special counsel, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Intellectual Property and Technology

Michele M. Kearin

Michele M. Kearin

Paralegal | Los Angeles

Michele M. Kearin

Paralegal | Los Angeles

Intellectual Property and Technology

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