Stokes Lawrence was recently listed by Chambers USA among the top nine leading Washington state law firms in the practice of Intellectual Property based on "its ability to cover a broad range of both IP transactions and disputes."
The firm has also received Second Tier rankings in U.S. News Best Law Firms in the Seattle area for Trademark Law and Third Tier rankings nationally and in the Seattle area for Copyright Law.
We have deep experience in worldwide trademark clearance, registration and portfolio management, and work closely with our global network of associated counsel. We provide strategic advice and registrations involving leading-edge copyright issues, including digital music, media, and online content.
Our team includes transactional attorneys who have a breadth of experience in all manner of development, license, acquisition and transfer agreements. We work on the front lines, assisting some of the world’s leading purveyors of technology and digital content in developing innovative means of protecting, leveraging and monetizing their intellectual property.
We negotiate and conduct due diligence for corporate transactions, and investigate and structure IP ownership and security interests. Looking inward, we help you structure employee and management agreements and relationships to protect corporate confidences, trade secrets, and information, and provide in-house training and workshops for employees who are involved with the company’s intellectual property. Business Practice
When disputes arise or enforcement actions are necessary, our team draws on its extensive litigation experience to safeguard your interests. We routinely litigate intellectual property matters in state and federal courts and in contested proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. We recognize that litigation is not always the answer, and are skilled in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. We have favorably resolved countless domain name ownership disputes using the ICANN domain name dispute resolution procedures. Litigation Practice
We work closely with you to successfully negotiate the complex regulations and statutes concerning advertising, marketing and sweepstakes. We understand that marketing decisions are implemented in real time. You can rely on us for responsive, targeted, effective solutions.
Consumer loyalty is critical to your success. We can assist you in navigating applicable rules and regulations, and in drafting and complying with privacy and data protection policies to protect your competitive positions.
JENNIFER GUILD, General Counsel, Attachmate Corporation
We represent individuals, entrepreneurs and their families, small businesses, non-profit organizations and Fortune 500 companies. Click here to see a list of representative clients.