Steven P. Mandell
Through its representation of clients in the entertainment, media and computer industries, Mandell Menkes has developed a sophisticated intellectual property law practice. Mandell Menkes provides a wide array of legal services relating to intellectual property rights, including:
Trademarks: counseling and guidance regarding the selection and policing of trademarks, clearance and prosecution of trademarks, trade names and service marks before the United States Patent and Trademark Office; dispute resolution and litigation of infringement and dilution claims in state and federal courts, inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, negotiation, review and drafting of license and assignment contracts.
Copyrights: counseling and guidance regarding copyright clearance and registration with the Copyright Office, evaluation, litigation and dispute resolution of copyright infringement claims, negotiation, review and drafting of license and assignment contracts.
Patents: litigation of patent infringement claims in trial and appellate courts.
Trade Secrets: evaluation of and counseling and guidance relating to trade secrets, development of programs to preserve trade secrets, negotiation and drafting of non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements and non-compete agreements, litigation and dispute resolution of trade secret claims, negotiation, review and drafting of license and assignment contracts.
Internet and e-Commerce: domain name acquisition, registration and dispute resolution, review, negotiation and drafting of Internet and e-mail use, privacy and document retention policies, web development and hosting agreements.