Software Disputes, DMCA anti-circumvention, Copyright infringement and other Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Disputes
Vondran Legal provides business and intellectual property services for creative entrepreneurs and innovative business organizations in both California and Arizona. We can help protect and enforce your company's intellectual property including copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and trade secrets. We also are a leader in the area of software audits and compliance handling cases involving Microsoft, BSA (business software alliance), SIIA, and Autodesk licensing audits.
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In addition, we have handled California right of publicity matters and lead Attorney Steve Vondran has litigated a major trademark lawsuit against Bank of America and in that case filed to cancel one of their trademarks with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). We have successfully recovered monetary damages against a major sports retailer in a right of publicity case (name, image, likeness case involving a prominent athlete) and we have helped secure intellectual property rights for companies such as a video production company, wine company in Napa region, Vape online retailers and others.
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When it comes to mediation, arbitration, and litigation, we offer tenacious legal representation and flat rate/contingency fees for some cases.
Attorney Steve Vondran is a former elected executive council member to the Arizona State Bar Intellectual Property Section and a member of the Arizona Technology Council. Also a member of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. and a member of the International Trademark Association (“TTA”), American Intellectual Property Law Association (“AIPLA”), and a former member of the Sports Lawyers Association. He is a former privacy consultant for Experian, and legislative analyst for the Identity Theft Resource Center in San Diego. He has developed his own software programs and has worked as an internet marketing specialist for a web-based ASP software company in Newport Beach, CA (back in the good old days of .com)!
We can represent your company and individuals in litigating the following types of, business, sports, entertainment & intellectual property claims:
2. Federal copyright infringement lawsuits (including “Contributory Infringement” and “Vicarious Liability” cases, fair use defense, and DMCA litigation). See also claims for “Inducing” infringement. See also Jewelry Infringement and Poetry infringement and Siemens PLM subpoena response.
3. UDRP domain name dispute proceedings (including ACPA cybersquatter lawsuits)
4. California right of publicity cases/personality rights (statutory and common law ROP claims)
10. Internet Lawyer
15. Breach of non-disclosure agreements (NDA)
19. Metaverse and Video-game law (right of publicity litigation)
20. Mobile applications (disputes with Apple or Google Store dealing with IP)
22. Entertainment industry contracts (ex. model releases)
25. IPRR e-recordation with Customs and Border Protection ("CPB") to protect against imported counterfeits
29. Satellite Piracy defense [Joe Hand Promotions Pay Per View]
Does your law firm offer a registered DMCA agent program for ISPs, bloggers, websites that host third-party user-generated content?
Yes. To learn more about our Law Firm DMCA Agent program click here. There are many benefits to having a law firm serve as your DMCA copyright counsel.
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Whether you find yourself or your company as a Plaintiff or Defendant in a right of publicity case, trademark or copyright infringement case (ex. Strike 3 Holdings), domain name dispute (UDRP), BSA software audit, Autodesk audit, or other software/technology related arbitration, mediation or litigation, contact us to discuss our legal services and general strategy in your case at (877) 276-5084.
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We have been serving business and IP clients since 2004 and have appeared in over 300 state and federal court litigation cases.