Sklar Kirsh’s Corporate lawyers have the large firm expertise, practicality and dedication to successfully handle the most sophisticated corporate transactions.

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Intellectual Property

Our team offers strategic insights and solutions to clients confronting complex intellectual property issues. We recognize that such issues must be considered as part of larger business needs and interests.  We partner with clients to develop strategies that effectively and efficiently advance and protect their interests.

We bring deep experience and capabilities to our work on disputes involving copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secrets, counterfeiting, and unfair competition. Our IP-related clients come from a broad range of industries that include entertainment and media, apparel, marketing, technology, communications and manufacturing.

Representative matters

Represented an online provider of conference call services in trademark enforcement and prosecution matters.

Represented and counseled various websites operators about appropriate procedures for triggering DMCA safe harbor protection.

Represented high-profile executive of an entertainment company in a dispute over separation and continuing rights in intellectual property.

Represented production companies and studios in a host of disputes involving copyright and state law implied contract claims for alleged theft of ideas. Prevailed in summary judgment and negotiated early resolutions.

Represented a motion picture studio in a copyright and trademark dispute over animated character rights.  Prevailed on a dispositive motion and obtained a $2 million attorney fee award.

Represented television studio and series creator in copyright action.  Obtained complete dismissal of action through motion, and secured six-figure award of attorneys’ fees against plaintiff.


“For several years, I have worked with Sklar Kirsh for my M&A and other corporate law needs.  They are practical and creative lawyers and have guided me through several major transactions with a steady hand and clear focus on my goals.”

Mark Mickelson, Managing Partner of Next Point Capital, Chairman of Art Brand Studios & Chairman of Next Point Bearing Group
This testimonial does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.