Stoll Berne attorneys represent parties in intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright, false advertising, unfair competition, defamation claims, and medical research practice.
We are frequently consulted by patent and trademark counsel when litigation develops and are often asked to serve as trial counsel.
Our attorneys are recognized by both peers and clients, and consistently rank in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, and Oregon Super Lawyers lists.Oregon Super Lawyers listed Rob Shlachter in the “Top 10” of Oregon lawyers and Tim DeJong in the “Top 50” Oregon lawyers.
Protecting Your Ideas, Designs, Inventions, Patents, Copyrights & Trade Dress
In patent litigation regarding hand tool technology, Stoll Berne attorney Tim DeJong represents a leading company sourcing and supplying automotive tools to retailers and distributors throughout North America.
In current patent litigation regarding waterproof-breathable apparel technology, Stoll Berne attorneys Tim DeJong and Maddie Holmes represents Columbia Sportswear Company, a leading company in the global outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment markets.
Tim DeJong successfully represented a leading producer of chipping and planing systems for the global wood products industry, in patent litigation to enforce the client’s patent rights in its proprietary chipper technology.
In a copyright infringement lawsuit to stop the unauthorized copying and sale of the client’s designs and content, Stoll Berne represented a seller of specialized sewing patterns and instructional materials.
Stoll Berne attorney Tim DeJong obtained $1.1 million for Columbia Industries in a suit against the company's former engineers for misappropriating trade secrets relating to equipment for oil and gas drilling operations.
Tim DeJong represented Too Marker Products, a Japanese maker of high-end art markers, in several lawsuits against infringers of its trademark, including U.S. affiliates and manufacturers and distributors based in Korea and Great Britain.
In a trademark dispute involving the CrossFit trademark, Rob Shlachter and Tim DeJong successfully defended CrossFit, Inc., resulting in the plaintiff assigning its registered trademark to CrossFit, dismissing its claims with prejudice, and entering into a consent judgment and permanent injunction.
Rob Shlachter and Tim DeJong successfully represented a manufacturer of backup power fuel cell products in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to the client’s patented integrated hydrogen generator systems.
Steve Larson obtained an injunction prohibiting former employees from starting a competing business using a client list and other proprietary information that were improperly taken from the client, a medical device manufacturer.