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Duane Morris LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

An experienced group with a breadth of highly effective practitioners capable of providing assistance on the full range of IP matters, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and licensing. Acts for an impressive raft of clients that includes market leaders in life sciences, consumer products, telecommunications and beverages. Represents both defendants and plaintiffs in IP litigation concerning patent and copyright infringement as well as trade secret and noncompete disputes.

Work highlights

Defended Slash7 in a trademark opposition proceeding brought by Nokia to oppose Slash7's registration of the mark NOKO.

Notable practitioners

Aleksander Goranin regularly represents major technology and life sciences clients in complex IP litigation. His broad disputes expertise encompasses infringement and trade secret suits.

David Wolfsohn is a much-admired IP litigator with considerable expertise across an array of complex disputes. He is regularly called upon by clients from a wide range of industries to act in high-value infringement trials.
"David is a top litigator. He knows the ins and outs of a suit and is unbelievably well prepared."

Nicole McLaughlin comes recommended for her work handling trademark disputes. She offers further expertise advising on procurement and global brand management.
"She's a responsive attorney with rich experience in trademark prosecution and licensing."

Peter Cronk is frequently called upon by leading life sciences and technology sector clients to advise on patent and trademark management and complex litigation.

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Overview

Duane Morris' IP attorneys focus on leveraging their clients' intellectual property to help them achieve success in the marketplace. Our IP lawyers provide counsel on the most efficacious methods of establishing and developing IP holdings and protecting IP rights so clients can realize the most value from those assets. From patents to trademarks and copyrights to licensing and technology transfers to IP audits and IP asset due diligence, our attorneys offer clients portfolio management and strategic advice on obtaining and protecting valuable intellectual property.

The firm's IP lawyers represent clients ranging from large multinational corporations to individual inventors, authors and owners of creative works. Our IP team includes highly trained attorneys with multiple technical degrees and jury trial experience as well as former patent examiners and patent agents, former corporate patent and trademark counsel and professors of IP law. A sampling of matters the IP Practice Group handles includes biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, consumer products (particularly in the food and home and personal care categories), entertainment, media, franchising, distribution, trade secret matters and licensing projects.

Range of Services

  • Patents
  • Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Trade Secrets
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Generic and Biosimilar Pharmaceuticals
  • ITC Section 337 Litigation

Intellectual Property

Duane Morris LLP

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Location

30 South 17th Street

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-4196

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Pennsylvania

Intellectual Property


Aleksander J. Goranin
Band 4
David J Wolfsohn
Band 1
Nicole McLaughlin
Band 4
Peter J Cronk
Band 4