Copyright & Trademark

Chaffe McCall’s copyright and trademark litigation lawyers offer strategic insights and innovative solutions to individuals and companies facing complex intellectual property issues. We partner with our clients to cultivate strategies that effectively protect their proprietary interests.  Whether enforcing rights against infringers or defending against claims, our practice has deep capabilities across all categories of transactional matters including:

  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Copyright
  • False advertising
  • Patents
  • Trademark
  • Trade secrets
  • Unfair competition

Our practice experience includes not only state and federal litigation, but also proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as well as before arbitration panels and the International Trade Commission (“ITC”).  Our lawyers have extensive experience drafting and negotiating IP representations, publication contracts and copyright registration, warranties and covenants as well as licensing, cross-licensing and grant-back arrangements.  Our litigators are recognized throughout the industry in providing the necessary insight to defend against sophisticated claims in today’s wide range of complex technologies.

Featured News

  • Chambers USA 2020 Rankings Announced

    Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffe McCall Attorneys with Top 2020 Rankings April 27, 2020 Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce that attorneys from its New Orleans and Houston offices have been recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in the 2020 Chambers USA:…More»

  • Firm Mourns the Passing of Former Chaffe McCall Partner Robert Bryan Deane

    Longtime partner Robert “Bob” Deane, an integral member of Chaffe McCall’s Marine and Admiralty practice, passed away on May 1, 2020.  Bob joined Chaffe McCall in 1959 and practiced in the firm’s New Orleans office for over 42 years.   At Chaffe McCall, Bob had an outstanding legal career in litigation,  focusing his…More»

  • United States Supreme Court Decision on Safe Berth Clause

    Recently, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision in CITGO Asphalt Refining Co. v. Frescati Shipping Co., Ltd.(“ATHOS I”). In a 7-2 majority opinion, the Court affirmed the judgment of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, holding a safe berth clause…More»

  • Chaffe McCall Responds to the COVID‐19 Outbreak

    Chaffe McCall remains open and operating at full strength. To our valued clients, friends, and colleagues: We hope that you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite this unusual and highly complex environment, Chaffe McCall is…More»