Our Practice Areas

Your intellectual property is a valuable asset that deserves to be protected. Whether asserting your rights or defending against claims, our firm can help. Our attorneys can assist in developing an intellectual property program for your company that evaluates your need for patents, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets. Our attorneys have worked in cases involving all types of technology and in courts throughout the country. Our firm works with clients to develop effective strategies that resolve issues, while being cost-effective as well. We have expertise in all areas of intellectual property disputes including:

  • Patent Litigation – Banie & Ishimoto handles all aspects of patent litigation, from pre-filing investigation, discovery, trial strategy, Markman, trial and appeals.
  • Copyrights – Banie & Ishimoto handles copyright litigation, as well as advises about obtaining copyrights.
  • Trademarks – Banie & Ishimoto handles all aspects of trademark disputes – from counseling about the need to obtain trademarks to litigating trademark disputes to advising about counterfeiting issues. We also have experience in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Trade Secrets – Banie & Ishimoto can assist in developing trade secret policies for your company. We also have extensive experience in litigating trade secret disputes.
  • Internet Litigation – Banie & Ishimoto can assist in all areas of Internet litigation, from issues relating to spam, click-through agreements, domain name disputes, and disputes arising out of social networking sites and online gaming.