Intellectual Property Litigation

United States Courthouse

Saul Ewing attorneys understand the risks companies and individuals face when their intellectual property and brand are threatened, and we have deep experience helping clients protect their IP rights when disputes escalate to litigation. Our attorneys handle a variety of IP litigation cases across a wide spectrum of industries. We represent clients in federal courts throughout the United States, with significant bench and jury trial experience. We also handle matters before appellate courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Our IP attorneys are also experienced in appearing before other alternative dispute resolution forums. In addition, we advise clients on ICANN domain name disputes before the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Our IP litigators advise on a variety of cases, including in the following areas:

  • Patent Infringement & Litigation
    • Representing clients in patent infringement litigation, including bench trials
    • Advocating before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • Serving as lead counsel in patent litigation, including jury trials
  • Copyright Infringement & Litigation
    • Representing clients in copyright infringement disputes, including asserting and defending claims under copyright law
    • Advising on Digital Millennium Copyright Act circumvention, takedown, and reverse takedown in federal court
    • Drafting and responding to cease-and-desist letters alleging copyright infringement, and advising on takedown notices under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA)
  • Trademark Infringement & Litigation
    • Representing clients in trademark and trade dress infringement, unfair competition, and trade defamation disputes in federal courts throughout the U.S.
    • Initiating and defending against motions for preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders (TROs)
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
    • Representing clients in cases involving trade secret misappropriation, confidential and proprietary information, anti-competitive practices, corporate theft and espionage, and unfair and deceptive trade practices in state and federal courts
  • Hatch-Waxman Act/ANDA Litigation
    • Serving as New Jersey and Delaware litigation counsel in all phases of Hatch-Waxman Act/ANDA cases, including at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court
    • Litigating small molecule and polymorph patents as well as large molecule (biologics) patents
    • Advocating for clients at emergent proceedings for restraining orders and injunctions
    • Enforcing and defending IP rights pursuant to confidentiality agreements


Key Contacts
Charles M. Lizza
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Courtland C. Merrill
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