► Intellectual Property

Axis assists clients of all sizes and types with intellectual property matters, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and other intellectual property.

Our IP practice assists established businesses, startups, and entertainment industry clients with advice and counsel on numerous intellectual property matters spanning advisory services, contracts and agreements, intellectual property registrations, litigation, infringement, and enforcement. [/two_third]

► Intellectual Property Practice Areas

Our Intellectual Property  practice spans multiple practice areas, including but not limited to the following:

Copyrights

Axis represents clients in a wide variety of copyright matters, spanning registration of copyright creative works of authorship, as well as the negotiation/licensing of copyrighted material, enforcement of copyrights when infringements are occurring, and litigation of disputes.

  • Copyright registrations
  • Copyright infringement
  • Cease and Desist Demands
  • Copyright licensing
  • Counterfeiting
  • Copyright litigation
  • Copyright claims
  • DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act)
  • DMCA Counter-Notices and disputes
  • Copyright disputes
  • U.S./International copyright infringements

 

Trademarks

Axis represents clients in a wide variety of trademark matters. Our services range from representing clients in negotiating contracts and agreements involving trademark use, trademark registrations with the U.S. Patent & Trademark office, including responding to U.S. PTO Office Actions, and TTAB (Trademark Trials and Appeals Board proceedings), as well as civil enforcement of trademark registration

  • Trademark Registrations
  • Trademark searches
  • Trademark licensing agreements
  • Trademark infringement
  • Trademark disputes
  • Trademark civil litigation
  • U.S. PTO Trademark Responses to Offices Actions
  • TTAB Oppositions
  • TTAB Litigation
  • Concurrent uses

 

IP Infringements

Axis represents clients initiate and respond to IP infringement, whether it involves infringing uses of registered IP, such as a copyright or trademark, or whether it involves misappropriation, breaches, infringement, or outright theft and misappropriation:

  • Cease/Desist Demands
  • Copyright infringement
  • Counterfeiting
  • DMCA Takedowns
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Computer Fraud / Abuse Act
  • Data Breaches
  • Non-disclosure agreement breaches
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Trademark infringement

 

Licensing Transactions

Axis represents clients in negotiating intellectual property licensing transactions involving a variety of products and services:

  • Celebrity licensing transactions
  • Concept development agreements
  • Copyright licensing
  • Endorsement deals
  • Franchise/Franchise agreements
  • IP Licensing
  • Influencer Agreements
  • Memorabilia licensing
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Sports licensing
  • Startup / emerging company licensing Trademark licensing

 

Online / Internet Disputes

Axis represents clients in online and internet disputes involving domain names, digital communications, infringements, and take-downs:

  • Cyberslander
  • DMCA Takedowns
  • DMCA Counter-notifications  and disputes
  • Internet Uniform Dispute Resolution Proceedings (UDRP) Electronic Communications Protection Act (ECPA) Responses
  • Subscriber Notices
  • Right of publicity claims
  • Privacy violations
  • Invasions of Privacy

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