Attorney Paul C. Van Slyke spends most of his time between commercial litigation, client counseling and transactions in the fields of intellectual property, regulatory compliance, entertainment law, Internet law and information technology law.
With over 30 years of expertise, Paul has tried jury trials in both state and federal court, handeled numerous appeals in federal courts and conducted arbitrations & mediations.
Attorney Van Slyke has first chair litigation experience in Lanham Act trademark infringement, anti-counterfeiting, copyright infringement, patent infringement, misappropriation of name and likeness and non-compete cases.
Paul also has first chair litigation experience in trade secret misappropriation, non-compete cases and litigation under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, as well as extensive experience in anti-counterfeiting and customs detention campaigns in the oil industry and luxury goods.
He has been lead trial counsel in trademark opposition and cancellation trials before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in domain name arbitrations under the UDRP and court actions under the Anti-Cybersquatting—Consumer Protection Act.
Mr. Van Slyke has handled litigation in courts all over the United States. The state courts include: Arizona, California, Delaware, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas & Utah.
Mr. Van Slyke was a partner in a highly regarded, international law firm and was the global head of its trademark, copyright and branding practice, and litigation.
He gained IP experience as in-house counsel for a major oil company and served as Chair of the International Trademark Association Committees on both Anti-Counterfeiting Law and Right of Publicity Law.
He also served as Chair of the American Bar Association Litigation Section Committee on Computer and eCommerce Litigation.
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