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Cease and Desist Letters

The patent litigation attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas P. Howard LLC manage patent infringement claims on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants by sending or responding to cease-and-desist letters.

Plaintiffs: The patent attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC regularly send out letters spelling out the alleged infringement(s), detailing the specific facts supporting those allegations, and stating the relevant law supporting the claims. Quite frequently the allegedly infringing party responds, either in person or through counsel, by ceasing the alleged infringement. The likelihood of resolution in each individual case depends on the factual and legal variables specific to the same.

Defendants: The patent attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC regularly represent defendants that are the recipients of cease-and-desist letters. We conduct a swift but detailed analysis of the cease-and-desist letter itself, the patent claims and specification, potential prior art, the case law including newly developed jurisprudence based on the U.S. Supreme Court case Alice Corp. Pty. v. CLS Bank Int'l, 134 S. Ct. 2347, 189 L. Ed. 2d 296 (2014) and the America Invents Act, P.L. 112 - 29 and advise our clients based upon the same. The patent litigation attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC draft response letters for our clients and, if requested, handle all further correspondence with opposing counsel.

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Thomas Howard is an experienced trial lawyer practicing with an emphasis in intellectual property disputes (including copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, Web site infringements and other Internet-related disputes) as well as complex civil litigation (including breach of contract, interference with contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, fraud, fraudulent transfer, trespass, negligence and nuisance).
In addition to representing clients involved in litigation, Thomas Howard frequently negotiates and drafts intellectual property-related agreements, including nondisclosure and license agreements. He has drafted and negotiated such agreements on behalf of his clients with parties as diverse as Microsoft, Best Buy, Phillips and Hyperion. MORE