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Cotman gets client Cablecam to the Super Bowl. Defeats injunction attempt. 
*CF Inflight vs. Cablecam International
Carpad patents found invalid. Case dismissed.
*Carpad vs. Auto Care Products, et al.
Jury finds Plaintiff TSX Toys liable for Copyright Infringement. Defendant CA-WA cleared.
*TSX vs. CA-WA, et al.
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Cotman invalidates all 4 patents in suit one fell swoop.
*Velocity Wheels vs. Valley Custom Tire, et al.
Plaintiff abruptly drops case before invalidity attack on patent.
*Stillman vs. Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. et al.
Cotman turns the tables. Plaintiff loses trademark in case against alleged infringer.
*Hernandez vs. Los altos Boots, et al.
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Named as one of the Top Patent Litigation Firms in 2015 by Lex Machina, Cotman IP is known for its work advocating the rights of inventors and intellectual property owners alike.

"Their billing was transparent and reasonable, especially considering the quality of the work. All in all I couldn’t be more pleased and amazed at the speed and effectiveness with which Cotman IP handled the patent drafting process."

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Patent Monetization

We've negotiated hundreds of license agreements and know what it takes to get patent owners paid for their inventions.

Patent Applications

Our experienced patent attorneys are efficient and cost effective at protecting your innovative ideas.

IP Infringement Litigation

Our trial attorneys know IP litigation. We've handled 100s of disputes and understand what it takes to succeed.

Business Law

Running a business is complicated. Let our attorneys guide you through how to keep things in line.

Trademark Protection

If your trademarks are a valuable part of your business. We know that it takes to protect your marks and minimize risk.

Entertainment Law

Entertainment is art. We have a passion for art in all its various forms and dedicate ourselves to protecting creative expression.

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Book Title Trademarks

Learn whether or not you can trademark your book title or a series of books.

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How quick should you register copyrights?

The statute of limitations for copyright infringement is three years. However, there is an important three-month bar date as well.

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Trademark Considerations

What should you be thinking about when selecting a name for your company or new product?

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Someone's Copying Your Invention, What Now?

If you believe someone is infringing your invention, the best course of action will depend on your specific situation.

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