Dallas Intellectual Property Attorney
Contrary to other courtroom trends, intellectual property litigation has grown explosively in Texas and nationally. As Texas intellectual property lawyers, we recognize and help our clients protect the value of their inventions, designs, strategies, systems and methods. Some businesses try to use the law to initiate patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret litigation to protect themselves by limiting competition. Too often, start-up and small businesses find themselves on the wrong end of intellectual property litigation, which some companies use as leverage to stifle innovation and competition.
Protection for Creative Individuals
Kilgore & Kilgore provides assistance to individuals, small businesses and large corporations in Texas, New York and internationally. As the world grows more integrated, Kilgore & Kilgore has been helping international business negotiate the American legal system for results that promote business growth and investment here and abroad.
Kilgore & Kilgore works on many different types of intellectual property issues including patent, copyright and trademark infringement, trade secret theft or disclosure by an employee, non-competition matters involving the movement of employees from company to company and non-disclosure agreements.
We can ensure that the proper safeguards are in place for your continued business success. Click on this link to contact us for a free 15-minute consultation. We can help you understand your situation from a legal perspective.
Are you an inventor employed by a large corporation who would like help protecting your intellectual property rights? Are you the head of a large corporation whose employees are being lured away by other companies seeking information about your trade secrets? We can ensure that the proper safeguards are in place for your continued business success.
Wide Range of Cases
Kilgore & Kilgore serves clients throughout the United States, in Europe and Asia. A few examples include the following:
- Successfully defended a Chinese business against a trademark infringement lawsuit in Dallas.
- Represented a Hong Kong investor in its claims to a fashion industry trademark and trade name.
- Successfully defended an Italian design company’s copyrights protecting a line of jewelry in a copyright infringement matter.
- Represented a client in a copyright infringement case who sued a company for the unauthorized use of a motorcycle painted with flames in a Super Bowl commercial, a design the client created for his bike.
- Helped two entrepreneurs who wanted to build a new company without running afoul of the non-compete agreements and non-solicitation agreements they had with a former employer.
- Ensured that a young software engineer understood the agreements put in front of him by a potential employer and negotiated with that employer for more favorable terms.
Build a Law Team
Kilgore & Kilgore respects established relationships with corporate counsel and frequently joint ventures with other lawyers representing companies wishing to create legal teams with adequate resources. We receive most of our business referrals from other lawyers. When a conflict arises or there is a need for local or trial counsel, we stand ready to support the team in whatever configuration makes the most sense for achieving the best outcome.
Clients Tell Us
Click on this link to read some of the many client testimonials that people have sent to thank our intellectual property attorneys for getting them back on track. Kilgore & Kilgore can do the same for you.
We Work With You
We are especially keen to control legal costs and align ourselves with the economic interests of clients. We use a variety of strategies to fit different situations, such as flat rate fees, contingency fees, reverse contingent fees and modified hourly rates. When contingency fee scenarios come into play, we apply legal fees, court costs and other reimbursable expenses to the client’s portion of the settlement amount.
Reach Out to Us
To learn more about intellectual property rights protection or to schedule an appointment to discuss matters in confidence with an intellectual property attorney at our Dallas office, contact us today. We offer a free 15-minute consultation with a Kilgore & Kilgore attorney to help you understand your situation from a legal perspective and whether or how to proceed with an action.
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