Paul Tanck is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on litigating, licensing, and developing his clients’ intellectual property portfolios. His experience encompasses a wide range of technologies, including industrial control systems, computer software and hardware, integrated circuits, debit/credit card technologies, graphical user interfaces, financial instruments, and medical devices.
Paul’s practice comprises litigating patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets at trial and on appeal before the Federal Circuit. He also counsels clients and renders opinions on patent validity, infringement, and freedom of use. Fortune 500 companies and startups alike rely on Paul’s guidance to develop, manage, and protect their intellectual property portfolios.
Paul volunteers his legal services to the One Billion Acts of Peace Campaign, an international global citizens’ movement that is led by 13 Nobel Peace Laureates, including the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Bar Admissions : New York
- Fordham University (J.D.)
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S.)
- Representing a Fortune 500 company in asserting trademark infringement and false advertising claims relating to grey market importation of the company’s products.
- Representing a Fortune 50 company in defending against patent infringement claims relating to video surveillance systems.
- Represented a Fortune 500 company in asserting more than a dozen patents relating to industrial control software against a competitor in the International Trade Commission and district court.
- Defended a software company for the alleged misappropriation of trade secrets relating to rock-crushing technology.
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