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Intellectual Property Law

Trademarks, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Internet, Sports & Entertainment Litigation.

Attorney Steve Vondran focused his legal studies during law school in sports law and entertainment law, trademarks, copyrights, internet law, and trade secrets.  He has litigated a major trademark lawsuit against Bank of America and have filed to cancel one of their trademarks with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). We have successfully recovered against a major sports retailer in a right of publicity case (name, image, likeness case).  We have helped secured intellectual property rights for companies such as a video production company and wine company.   Our law firms has handled copyright trolls, BSA audits, Autodesk audits, and other entertainment law cases.  We are currently working on a large right of publicity (misappropriation) case in a case in the San Francisco Bay area involving misappropriation of a real estate broker’s commercial identity.

Attorney Steve Vondran is a former elected executive counsel member to the Arizona State Bar Intellectual Property Section.  He is a member of the International Trademark Association (“TTA”), American Intellectual Property Law Association (“AIPLA”) and the Sports Lawyers Association.  He is a former privacy consultant, and legislative analyst for the Identity Theft Resource Center in San Diego.  He has developed his own software programs and has worked as an internet marketing specialist for a .com back in the good old days of .com.

We can represent your company and individuals in litigating the following types of, sports, entertainment & intellectual property claims:

1.  Federal trademark infringement lawsuits (including ITC proceedings)

2.  Federal copyright infringement lawsuits (including fair use defense and DMCA litigation)

3.  UDRP domain name dispute proceedings (including ACPA cybersquatter lawsuits)

4.  California right of publicity cases / personality rights (statutory and common law ROP claims)

5.   Right of publicity infringement (celebrity rights law) (Arizona Right of Publicity)

6.  TTAB trademark cancellation proceedings

7.  BSA software licensing audits (go to our Software Audit Defense FAQ page)

8.  Trade secret theft litigation

9.   Software licensing litigation

10.  Internet Lawyer

11.  Music law

12.  Fraudulent sales of website or domain and custom contracts

13.  Sports litigation

14.  Trademark parody litigation

15.  Breach of non-disclosure agreements

16.  Theft of idea cases

17.  Copyright infringement for photographers

18.  Podcast litigation

19.  Video-game right of publicity litigation

20.  Mobile applications law

21.  IBM software license audits

22.  Entertainment industry contracts (ex. model releases)

23. DMCA copyright cases

Does your law firm offer a registered DMCA agent program for ISP’s, bloggers, websites that host third party user generated content?

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Contact an Intellectual Property Lawyer

Whether you find yourself or your company on the Plaintiff or Defendant end of a right of publicity case, trademark or copyright infringement case, domain name dispute (UDRP), or other software or technology related litigation, contact us to discuss our flexible fee arrangements at (877) 276-5084.  You can also fill out the form below and we can have one of our intellectual property lawyers call you.  We have flexible fee programs to help make legal services affordable to your company.

We look forward to working with you.