Intellectual Property

Weil offers a truly comprehensive intellectual property practice, encompassing IP litigation (including patent, copyright, and trademark); technology and IP transactions; and our unique IP counseling practice. Weil has the leading name in IP/Media with an established brand in traditional publishing while remaining at the vanguard of the digital media sector in recent years. Our patent practice represents many of the world’s leading technology companies.

Notable Representations, Key Contacts

Intellectual Property Litigation

Weil’s intellectual property litigators regularly handle high-stakes cases for a broad range of clients.

Patent Litigation

When the world’s leading companies face critical patent issues – disputes where the stakes are high, the jurisdiction is unfriendly, or the technology is complex – they turn to Weil’s patent litigators.

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IP/Media Litigation

Weil is among the elite firms helping to shape emerging intellectual property and media law. In a media landscape undergoing constant technological transformation, our practice regularly handles high-stakes cases whose outcomes affect how intellectual property and content are developed, distributed, and licensed.

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Technology and Intellectual Property Transactions

Our Technology and IP Transactions lawyers spend 100% of their time on transactions where both technology and intellectual property issues are present — a distinguishing feature of Weil.

Accordingly, they are trusted advisors on many of the technology sector’s most significant global transactions.

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Intellectual Property Counseling

Weil offers a unique IP Counseling practice that advises clients on issues relating to IP management, enforcement, dispute counseling, transactions and acquisitions.

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Key Contacts

Jared Bobrow

Jared Bobrow

Partner

Silicon Valley


Michael A. Epstein

Michael A. Epstein

Partner

New York


Brian E. Ferguson

Brian E. Ferguson

Partner

Washington, D.C.


Bruce Rich

Bruce Rich

Partner

New York

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Weil was named a Law360 Technology Practice Group of the Year for the last 2 consecutive years.

Weil is ranked as a Tier 1 firm nationwide for both IP: Copyright and IP: Patent Licensing and Transactional—notably the only law firm with this distinction 

Legal 500 US

All five US-based Technology & IP Transactions partners are recommended for licensing in IAM Patent 1000, named “Leading” lawyers in Chambers USA, and named IP Stars for licensing in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars guide.

This international powerhouse handles a significant amount of work in the overlap between IP and media…" and "maintains its position at the cutting edge of media issues" by acting "for an enviable list of top media clients." Clients call us “true experts in the field,” and highlight our “practical, knowledgeable and well-staffed” practice. 

Chambers USA

Offers powerful patent litigation capabilities, with hubs of expertise in many of the most important IP jurisdictions.

Chambers USA

The ‘excellent’ practice at Weil in New York has particular expertise in music licensing and frequently represents distributors in first impression copyright litigation, as well as expertise regarding secondary liability of intermediaries for trademark infringements.”

Legal 500, 2016

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