Notable Representations, Key Contacts
Intellectual Property Litigation
Weil’s intellectual property litigators regularly handle high-stakes cases for a broad range of clients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Strong litigation practice engaged by global leaders in the telecommunications, life sciences and hi-tech manufacturing arenas.
Chambers Global 2017
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.
Offers powerful patent litigation capabilities, with hubs of expertise in many of the most important IP jurisdictions.
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