Litigation: Protecting your rights in court
A leading player in IP, Cittone & Chinta applies a winning formula to its commercial litigation practice. We understand that the only purpose of litigation is to meet the client’s specific business objectives. We prepare every case with those business objectives in mind. We then work with our client to formulate a strategy for the most cost-effective solution to the problem. When we can best serve our clients by resolving disputes short of trial, we do so. But if necessary, we are prepared to go the long-haul to protect our clients’ rights through trial.
We enforce and defend an array of intellectual property claims for clients, ranging from some of the world’s largest corporations to individual inventors and innovators.
Prosecution & Counseling
We help our clients maximize their IP—often their largest asset—to meet their business objectives. Organizations that value their intellectual property as a strategic business asset choose us for our technical depth and strategic counseling and portfolio management. We help our clients with patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secret matters.
We apply a winning formula to our prosecution practice. We always ensure that we understand the clients’ business objectives and the technical subject matter. Then we develop a plan for the most cost-effective solution to obtaining the registrations you need to maximize your IP portfolio.
Our patent applications are always drafted with potential litigation in mind. Our in-depth knowledge of the latest developments in the law ensure that our clients are always in a strong position to get “litigation-proof” claims allowed.
Your intellectual property portfolio is critical to your business, markets, and investors. Let our experienced attorney’s help you maximize this asset.
Patent Appeals and Post-Grant Trials
We are highly experienced in appellate matters at the USPTO. We handle and succeed in appeals from the denial of claims. We file and defend post-grant trials at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, including Inter Partes Review proceedings, Post-Grant Reviews,
License agreements and contracts are essential instruments for many of our clients. We help our clients get the most cost-effective and profitable agreements possible. Our formula is to understand our clients’ business needs and objectives, and then work with the client and the contract partner to negotiate and draft an agreement that meets the needs of all the parties.
License agreements require highly competent legal work to meet your needs and avoid the pitfalls that can lead to expensive and distracting disputes. Our experienced team has seen these dangers, and we help our clients avoid these pitfalls.
License agreements are often critical business assets necessary for your business, markets, and investors. Let our experienced attorney’s help you maximize this asset.
Well run businesses need patent opinions to avoid the cost of litigation understand the risks of the IP landscape for their products and services. Our experienced lawyers provide expert analysis for matters such as freedom-to-operate opinions and patent invalidity opinions.
Let us help you avoid the traps in your path with our expert analysis.
Developing patent strategies for Orange Book listings is critical for pharmaceutical generics and innovators. Our experienced attorneys are expert at providing counseling to develop cost-effective strategies for maximizing your response to these issues. We suggest non-infringing alternatives and outline options for a matter early in the develop process, to maximize your return on investment.
For generics, our experienced lawyers draft Paragraph IV notice letters that are critical to your business. We work with our clients to obtain non-infringing arguments to the greatest extent possible. But where that isn’t possible, we develop forceful and well-explained invalidity positions that minimize litigation costs.
When ANDA litigation, is necessary, let our experienced team help you get the most cost-effective outcome possible. We prepare every case with a strategy to get the most favorable outcome for you. This includes creative strategies such as using Inter Partes Reviews which can be a more cost effective vehicle to challenge patent validity, and the use of strategies like staying a case pending the outcome from other parties. If we can, we seek to resolve disputes short of a full trial. But if necessary, we are prepared to go the long-haul to protect our clients’ rights through trial.