When an individual or entity infringes on your intellectual property rights, you need aggressive, experienced representation to protect what’s yours. When you are accused of infringing on another’s intellectual property, you need to fight back. Emerson Thomson Bennett’s practice is focused entirely on intellectual property protections. Our attorneys have the experience, qualifications, and skill needed to get the job done.

Emerson Thomson Bennett has experience litigating IP protection cases all around the country in a wide variety of technologies in a cost-effective manner. Our notable cases are proven results.

Patent Litigation

Emerson Thomson Bennett has an aggressive patent litigation group consisting entirely of registered patent attorneys. Our team’s technical knowledge and insights into United States Patent and Trademark Office procedures provide us with a unique advantage in unpacking the highly complex aspects of intellectual property protections and patent infringement lawsuits.

Our intellectual property protection lawyers have successfully litigated patent infringement claims in federal courts throughout the country and provide comprehensive litigation representation.
From infringement opinions to injunctions or temporary restraining orders, Markman hearings to summary judgment, and trial through appeal, our litigation team is experienced and ready to enforce your valuable patent rights or endlessly work to defend your rights.

Trademark Litigation

Our litigation group represents clients in all aspects of trademark claims. We have litigated both common law and Lanham Act trademark and service mark infringement lawsuits, trade dress disputes, trade secret lawsuits, domain name cybersquatting claims, and dilution, unfair competition, and false advertising claims in state and federal court.

In addition, our Ohio IP protection lawyers routinely represent clients in trademark oppositions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and have experience in resolving Internet domain name disputes pursuant to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) arbitration procedures.
We also offer representation in U.S. Customs counterfeiting cases and any other trade practice-related case.

Copyright Litigation

Our firm has a longstanding and successful track record of obtaining outstanding results for its copyright clients. Whether representing the plaintiff or defendant, our litigators have demonstrated a particularly adept understanding of the intricacies of IP protections and copyright litigation.

Emerson Thomson Bennett works with its clients to develop a comprehensive copyright and IP protections plan that fully evaluates its strengths and weaknesses and places your copyrights in the best position to receive statutory damages and an award of attorneys’ fees should your intellectual property protections be threatened or questioned and the need for litigation arises.

Litigation of Trade Secret Misappropriation and More

When your business’s success relies on vital trade secrets, you must do all that you can to protect them. Emerson Thomson Bennett represents clients whose trade secrets have been misused, putting them at a disadvantage against their competitors.

Our trade secret litigation attorneys have vast experience assisting businesses that have had their trade secrets stolen, copied, or misused. Emerson Thomson Bennett also works with individuals accused of misappropriating a business’s trade secrets.

We will help you develop a strong defense to protect yourself against these accusations of wrongdoings. Misappropriation of trade secrets can be a difficult aspect of IP litigation, but the intellectual property protection lawyers of Emerson Thomson Bennett have the skills and knowledge these cases require.

Fight to Protect IP with Emerson Thomson Bennett

No one should sit by and suffer the negative consequences of an individual or entity stealing their intellectual property. Likewise, when you’ve been accused of infringing on someone else’s IP protections, you need to defend yourself. In both cases, you need the Ohio IP protection lawyers of Emerson Thomson Bennett. We understand the intricacies of these complex cases and the importance of obtaining the best outcomes for our clients.

When the need for IP litigation arises, don’t hesitate to contact Emerson Thomson Bennett. Contact us today to schedule a meeting with our attorneys.

John Skeriotis

Partner – Litigation Practice Chair

John Skeriotis

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademarks, Copyright, Internet Law, Litigation, Licensing



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