Intellectual Property Litigation

Top Legal Talent and Unbeatable Client Service

When it comes to IP, the best prevention is broad protection. However, there are times when it is necessary to enforce and defend your IP rights. If that need arises, Carmody is ready to assist.

Our Intellectual Property Litigation Group is comprised of experienced and talented trial attorneys that deliver results through vigorous and skilled advocacy.  Whether through aggressive trial representation, strategic settlement negotiations or alternative dispute resolution, we achieve your business objectives.

Our trial attorneys have extensive litigation experience in courts throughout the United States and handle cases involving all aspects of intellectual property and related claims.  Our practice also includes investigations before the International Trade Commission and patentability reviews and reexaminations before the Patent Office. 

As the interaction between IP rights and competition law increases, our clients benefit from our anti-trust expertise and our ability to represent them in cases concerning breaches of competition law.

The Right Resources at the Right Time

We recognize that most intellectual property cases don’t require an army of lawyers performing every conceivable task.  Instead, we bring to the table the right resources at the right time to achieve the best result for you in the most efficient way possible.  Our clients get the top legal talent they expect from a large firm plus the value and personal attention of a firm next door. 

We are invested in you as much as your success, so we strive to develop value-driven relationships. Clients appreciate our real-world approach, and we are proud to call many of them friends. As a result, our clients call upon us – repeatedly and exclusively – to represent them in their most significant IP cases throughout the country. 

Recognized and Respected

Our clients choose us because we achieve their goals, and our peers recognize us for our expertise.  Our trial attorneys have been designated as Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers™, Local Litigation Stars by Benchmark Litigation and have been included on lists of the “Top 10 Connecticut Super Lawyers,” “Connecticut Top 50 Super Lawyers,” “New England Top 100 Super Lawyers” and “Best Lawyers in America.” 

Highly Skilled in a Highly Specialized Area of Law

Carmody’s appellate lawyers offer a formidable combination of experience in patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright and law, with a deep understanding of the rules of appellate procedure. Our experience in handling intellectual property appeals spans:

  • USPTO actions
  • Appeals to the Federal Circuit in patent cases
  • ITC Section 337 investigations
  • Appeals to the federal courts of appeals in trademark and copyright cases
  • Petitions for certiorari

Backed by this powerful combination of IP and appellate expertise, we argue regularly before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of our IP clients.