When you practice as an intellectual property lawyer, you're not just placing yourself on the cutting edge of an important legal discipline. You're practicing on the cutting-edge of a multitude of important industries, from media, communications, software and biotechnology to industrial, manufacturing and other firms whose businesses touch on intellectual property in remarkably diverse ways. Over the years we have worked for prestigious companies like The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Calvin Klein, Carnival Cruise Lines, CBS, Cirque du Soleil, Discovery Communications, Liz Claiborne, Marvel Entertainment, The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), New York City Marathon, Oprah Winfrey, Paramount Pictures, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sony Corporation, Time Warner, Weight Watchers International and Zagat Survey.
With the advent of the digital age, intellectual property issues are central to the most important legal questions of today, and the evolving legal landscape of the future.
As a transactional lawyer in the Intellectual Property Group, you'll help clients protect and exploit intellectual property assets. From the licensing of brand names to complex acquisitions encompassing copyright, trademark and e-commerce elements, you'll leverage the firm's transactional expertise and specialized knowledge of intellectual property law to transcend typical approaches to corporate deals. Your team will be involved in virtually every transaction that passes through our Corporate Department, but you can also expect to work for top-flight clients who come to the firm specifically for our intellectual property expertise.
Intellectual Property Litigation
The reputation of the Paul, Weiss litigation department is second to none, and offers one of the leading intellectual property litigation practices in the United States. As an IP litigator at Paul, Weiss, you'll help clients with bet-the-company litigations involving novel intellectual property issues. You'll work on landmark copyright cases that help shape copyright law, particularly in the music, film and television industries. Our group has also achieved significant victories in important Internet intellectual property rights litigation.
Patent and Scientific Litigation
If you possess advanced scientific and technical training that complements your law degree, consider becoming a Paul, Weiss patent litigator. Whether you're working on a patent-related case or a dispute arising from transfer of intellectual property, your analytical mastery and explanatory skills will be put to the test on cutting-edge patent cases. Your work will span a variety of fascinating industries and will help determine the fate of important technologies and the businesses that develop them.
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