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Paul Van Slyke focuses his practice on litigation, regulatory compliance and counseling in matters of intellectual property, trademarks, cyber law, advertising and marketing.
In his litigation practice, Paul has acted as lead trial counsel and tried cases to verdict and judgment. He has obtained, presented courtroom evidence for and defended against preliminary injunction motions in hundreds of trademark, copyright, trade secret and covenant-not-to-compete cases in federal and state trial courts. In addition, he has represented large and small companies as lead trial counsel in bench and jury trials before numerous state and federal district trial and appeals courts across the United States.
Paul has significant experience in anti-counterfeiting litigation and has obtained preliminary injunctions, asset freeze orders and asset seizure orders involving counterfeit computer software and luxury merchandise for Fortune 100 companies. He has also litigated cases for trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent and design patent infringement, patent ownership and unfair competition matters. In addition, he has represented brand owners in many Internet marketing law suits involving use of trademarks as search key words and in advertising text.
Further, Paul has litigated cases under the Anti-Cybersquatting-Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) in trial courts and domain name arbitrations under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP). Paul also practices regularly before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in trademark opposition and cancellation actions. In addition, Paul has experience as lead trial counsel in a lawsuit involving the right of publicity and privacy of an ex-employee in a federal district court. He has experience as lead trial counsel with appeals from the TTAB for a trial de novo before a Federal District court.
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Paul is experienced in due diligence investigations and indemnification of intellectual property rights and liabilities in mergers, acquisitions and loan financing transactions. He also advises clients on freedom to operate and non-infringement of patent, copyright and trademark rights of third parties.
Paul’s practice covers a broad spectrum of technologies and industries, including petroleum exploration and production, manufacturing, oilfield tools and oilfield processes, computer software and computer hardware. He also has experience with media, publishing, banking and retailing and a wide variety of consumer products and services including clothing, food, alcoholic beverages, jewelry, air fresheners, motor oil, gasoline and automotive aftermarket products.
Before attending law school, Paul was an engineer at a research and development center in the patent and licensing division of a major oil company where he obtained a background in the acquisition of patent rights for developments in petroleum exploration, well logging and production technologies.
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