Umberg/Zipser provides comprehensive legal services in all areas of intellectual property, both nationally and internationally. Our prosecution practice offers patent and trademark prosecution services that focus on the client’s business needs. Our services include clearance searches, worldwide patent and trademark portfolio development, and copyright and trade secret protection. We also have the expertise and experience to strategically enforce our clients’ IP, whether through licensing, litigation, or otherwise. Our IP litigation experience includes actions in state and federal court, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, ITC, and international jurisdictions.
The firm’s IP lawyers have extensive expertise over a broad range of industries, including biomedical, software, consumer goods, renewable energy and green products, manufacturing, and real estate, as well as charitable institutions. We serve as business solutionists for our clients, with the industry and technical background and experience to meet any challenge. From developing a strategy that aligns with our clients’ business goals, to shepherding their IP assets to achieve a return on investment, to enforcing their IP rights, we work closely with our clients to formulate long-term strategies to fit their unique needs.
Our team comes from different cultures and speaks many languages, which provides added value to our clients while they navigate the ever-expanding global business landscape. We have the comprehensive understanding of the law together with a strategic focus that is required to protect our clients’ valuable intellectual property rights worldwide. We are proud that our IP lawyers have been recognized as among the best in their practice area. They have been listed in “Best Lawyers in America®” for Intellectual Property Litigation (including the 2017 Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer of the Year) and as “Super Lawyers” for many years.
- Representation of a leading restaurant chain in a high-profile trademark matter challenging the use of the term “Taco Tuesday” in which we secured a summary judgment on all claims.
- Representation of a diverse group of clients including large retailers, a real estate developer, computer software manufacturer, and a number of charitable organizations in various trademark, service mark, trade name, and copyright litigation.
- Representation of international law firm accused of negligent handling of patent infringement lawsuit.