Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney
Experienced Intellectual Property Lawyer
Elliott Law has a deep understanding of intellectual property litigation. Our intellectual property law firm in Houston, TX collectively has more than 40 years of experience handling a wide variety of IP disputes.
At an early stage, we will evaluate your case and explore ways to resolve the dispute outside of the courtroom by the process of negotiation or mediation. If a favorable resolution cannot be reached, we are ready to take your matters to trial to secure the best possible outcome for you.
From initial filings to Markman hearings, our legal team can handle the toughest IP litigation matters.
Our Areas of Litigation Practice
We have extensive experience with patent litigation. We represent patent owners in patent infringement litigation against infringers to enforce patents owned by our clients. The firm also defends companies against patent infringement claims.
Our legal team is well-versed in evaluating patents, and litigating patents in federal district court, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Our firm also has represented clients in a number of post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), including:
- Inter Partes Review (IPR)
- And Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings
For the wide range of patent infringement lawsuits we have handled, please see our list of representative cases.
Our firm has handled numerous trademark infringement cases, including:
- Infringement of trademarks
- Service marks
- Trade names
- Trade dress
- Product configurations
- And logos
As well as domain name disputes, counterfeiting, and unfair competition, and also breach of contract claims involving Google key words, search terms and brand names.
We have experience handling trademark lawsuits in both federal and state courts, and have represented clients both at the trial and the appellate level. For examples of the wide range of trademark lawsuits our lawyers have handled, please see the list of representative cases.
We have represented both copyright owners and parties accused of copyright infringement. We also handle the registration of copyrights for clients by filing applications with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Our lawyers have experience in a number of different types of copyright cases, including:
- Computer software
- Architectural drawings
- And building designs
For examples of copyright lawsuits our lawyers have handled, please see the list of representative cases.
We have represented clients whose trade secrets have been stolen and have also defended clients charged with trade secret misappropriation. In addition to representing clients in trade secret litigation, we also work with clients to help them protect their secrets at pre-litigation and transactional stages.
We assist with drafting:
- Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
- Company policies
- Employment agreements
- And licensing agreements
For trade secret cases we have handled, please see our list of representative cases.
Our firm's legal team has litigated a number of unfair competition claims in both federal and state courts. Our lawyers have been involved in both enforcing and defending against such claims, in a variety of scenarios.
We've covered cases involving:
- Oilfield equipment
- Welding enclosures
- Hospital products
- Hair irons
- Funeral homes
- Architectural services
- Garden centers
- And more
See our list of representative cases.
False advertising claims are often part of intellectual property lawsuits. Our firm has successfully secured jury verdicts on false advertising in federal court under the Lanham Act. See our list of representative cases.
At our firm, we assist clients with preparing and negotiating technology license agreements. We've assisted in licensing cases ranging from simple trademarks to complex procedures for patented or unpatented technology.
Obtain Experienced Intellectual Property Counsel Today
At Elliott Law, we strive to offer personalized, practical, and solution-oriented legal guidance to our clients. Once we have a strong understanding of your objectives, we can craft an effective strategy to help you achieve your ultimate goals. We work to help our clients as they move forward in their efforts to realize their greater objectives.
We concentrate our practice on representing small and medium-sized businesses as well as individual inventors, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and business owners. We also work with other law firms to maximize our combined effectiveness and efficiency for clients.
We are strong advocates of teamwork and are just as comfortable assisting other lawyers as we are stepping into the driver’s seat, whichever approach is requested by the client.
Experienced & Dedicated Attorneys
A Solution-Oriented Approach
Complimentary Case Evaluations
Proven Courtroom Results
Flexible Fees & Reasonable Rates