Cole Schotz P.C.


Intellectual Property


If you create it, we can help you protect it, enforce it, and monetize it. For years, the Intellectual Property team at Cole Schotz has been partnering with clients to provide superior quality service at unmatched value. Our recipe includes superior quality work product, aggressive advocacy, business-focused counseling, creativity, responsiveness, and integrity. Our attorneys have the experience and technical savvy to assist national and international companies with massive portfolios, and the patience and attentiveness to help individuals and small business owners turn an idea into something big.

The intellectual property client base at Cole Schotz is diverse and global. We service industries as varied as medical devices, life sciences, education, consumer products, media and e-commerce. From bet-the-company litigation to complex transactions to creating protection strategies for groundbreaking innovations, we offer a full range of legal services for businesses of every size. Links to more detailed descriptions of our practice areas can be found below:



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Facebook bans news in Australia, Google pays News Corp

As published in: World IP Review February 18, 2021

Career Tracker

As published in: Thomson Reuters Westlaw Today January 19, 2021

IP Hires: Cole Schotz, Bell Nunnally, Tarter Krinsky

As published in: Law360 January 15, 2021

Cole Schotz Nabs IP Atty From Thompson & Knight

As published in: Law360 January 13, 2021

News Digest: On the move

As published in: World Trademark Review January 5, 2021

Wish Upon a Star: Experts Share Their Wildest IP Dreams for 2021

As published in: IPWatchdog January 4, 2021

Sheeran Song-Theft Case Could Let Jury Hear for Itself, at Last

As published in: Bloomberg Law October 9, 2020

Boxed-in brands: dealing with trademark infringement during COVID-19

As published in: World IP Review September 18, 2020

Ninth Circuit Shapes High Bar for Copyright Dismissals

As published in: Bloomberg Law June 23, 2020

Has the public got the taste for free medicine?

As published in: Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review June 5, 2020

Patent Board Sets Precedent for Prior Art in Examiner Appeals

As published in: Bloomberg Law April 7, 2020


Recent Events

Table Talk Live: Intellectual Property Considerations for Food Entrepreneurs (Hosted by Hudson Kitchen)
Attorney Speaking: David S. GoldJune 25, 2020
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Attorney Speaking: Marcella M. BodnerOctober 15, 2018
Art Law Primer
December 2, 2015



Intellectual Property Law July 1, 2020

William W. Stroever
A New Age of Digital Piracy

Intellectual Property Law March 24, 2020

William W. Stroever
Music Licensing

The Licensing Journal December 2019

David S. Gold
Business Owners: Are You Streaming Music?

Intellectual Property Law October 2, 2019

David S. Gold
What day is it?!

Intellectual Property September 10, 2019

William W. Stroever
Houston, We Have a Problem

Intellectual Property Magazine September 2, 2019

Timothy J. H. Craddock and Gary R. Sorden
Peloton Strikes Back at Music Publishers

Intellectual Property Law May 2, 2019

William W. Stroever
Cole Schotz Expands Texas Footprint with Four-Person Litigation and IP Team- CityBiz

CityBizList April 10, 2019

Aaron D. Davidson, Timothy J. H. Craddock, Brian L. King and Gary R. Sorden
Scandalous as…

Intellectual Property Law April 9, 2019

William W. Stroever
Copyright Clarity from the Supreme Court

Intellectual Property Law March 11, 2019

William W. Stroever
Blockchains & Intellectual Property for Startups

Intellectual Property Law February 26, 2019


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