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Welcome to The Law Offices of Steven C. Vondran

Intellectual property lawyer

We are a business & civil litigation firm with offices in CA and AZ

We handle federal copyright and trademark cases nationwide*

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The First Name In Legal Services®

This is also the home of Copyright Watchdog®

And home of the popular Youtube Litigation Whiteboard®






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Our law firm is a boutique federal intellectual property firm with prominent national leadership in the area of software audits, copyright infringement, Torrent illegal download cases and other cases dealing with federal IP law.  We have helped businesses of all sizes from Coast to Coast in regard to federal IP legal cases.  We also have a prominent California Real Estate Broker Law practice that has been second to none since 2004.

Click here to read our website terms of use which applies to all users/viewers of our site and potential new clients.  Click here if you were looking for our popular Litigation Whiteboard® videos.

Our practice areas center around the following areas:


1.  Copyright Law (ex. copyright infringement prosecution and defense, DMCA “take-down” and “safe-harbors“, photo infringement cases, copyright bully & Bittorrent defense

2.  Trademark Law (ex. trademark search & applications, response to USPTO office action letters, federal trademark litigation)

 3. Software Licensing Audits (ex. Microsoft, Autodesk, Business Software Alliance, and SIIA audits);

RESULTS:  Click here to see a few of our sample settlements in software  licensing compliance cases.

4. Internet Law (ex. UDRP domain name disputes, online defamation, libel, slander, right of publicity, invasion of privacy and other cybertorts).  Also Free Speech, First Amendment, Fake News and California Anti-SLAPP.  Youtube MCN Contract Review.

5.  TV signal piracy cases [Joe Hand Promotions, JJ Sports Productions, Dish Network, Direct TV, illegal pay-per-view broadcasting of Ultimate Fight Championship, Boxing, Extreme Fighting piracy.

6.  Contingency recovery services for lost licensing & copyright infringement fees

7.  Failed ERP software implementation

8.  Pirate Radio – FCC Enforcement Actions

We seek to form a partnership with our clients and to provide cost-effective legal solutions. We offer flexible legal fees including possible contingency fees and low flat rate (predictable) legal fees in many cases.

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Attorney Steve Tip:  To people who say “I can’t decide which IP law firm to go with” I have tried to make it easy.  View our youtube channel.  See our extensive federal court experience, (we have appeared as counsel in over 65 cases) and review our past client reviews.  If you are still undecided, I really don’t know what else to tell you except call us to discuss your dilemna at (877) 276-5084.  We offer low flat rate (predictable) legal fees that are literally changing the practice of law.

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For more information, or to discuss your case or our experience and qualifications please contact us at (877) 276-5084. Please note that our firm does not represent you unless and until a written retainer agreement is signed, and any applicable legal fees are paid.  All initial conversations are general in nature.  Free consultations are limited to time and availability of counsel and will depend on the type of case you are calling about (no free consultations for other lawyers).  All users and potential clients are bound by our Terms of Use Policies.  We look forward to working with you!

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