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Greene Espel is frequently called upon to protect copyright interests as well as defend against claims of copyright infringement.

From major national retailers to international medical-device manufacturers, clients regularly turn to Greene Espel to represent them in significant disputes involving copyrights and related intellectual-property interests.

Our lawyers have helped clients successfully navigate such disputes no matter the type of copyrighted work involved; whether art, music, or software. For each new copyright matter, to maximize the likelihood of a favorable result, we pay attention early to effectively framing the client’s story of creation of its work at issue, whether the work forms the accused or asserted content.

Jeanette Bazis
Jeya Paul
Holley Horrell
Lawrence Shapiro

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Chambers USA 2023 Recognizes Greene Espel for Litigation in Minnesota; Jeanette Bazis, Sybil Dunlop, and Kate Swenson Named Notable Practitioners

This year’s recognition highlights the firm’s “widely respected litigation group able to provide expertise across a range of commercial disputes, including both class actions and single-plaintiff claims.” 

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3M and Greene Espel Attorneys Recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as 2021 Attorney of the Year Honorees

Since the beginning of the global Covid-19 pandemic, 3M has been working diligently to seize counterfeit N95 masks—both to protect its intellectual property and protect the public from sometimes dangerous and ill-fitting fake masks.

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Update: 'Willful' Thinking: Supreme Court Set To Clarify When Trademark Owners May Recover Profit Awards

During the upcoming term, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider Romag Fasteners v. Fossil, No. 18-1233, a trademark case that presents the Court with a question that has puzzled the federal courts of appeals for years. Does the Lanham Act entitle a trademark owner to an award of the infringer's profits as a remedy for infringement under §1125(a) only if the infringement was willful?

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