Steven J. Wadyka Jr. focuses his practice on the protection, enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trademark infringement, copyright infringement, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false advertising, anti-counterfeiting and unfair competition litigation in federal courts throughout the United States. Steve serves as lead counsel in trademark, copyright and trade dress litigation, handling such matters as expedited injunction hearings, depositions and discovery, dispositive motions, jury and non-jury trials, and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He also is experienced in obtaining ex parte seizure and asset freeze orders to combat the distribution and sale of counterfeit goods. In addition, Steve has handled numerous cases under the federal Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) and the Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Procedure (UDRP) to enforce the rights of trademark owners against abusive domain name registrations. His clients include major multinational brand owners from a variety of industries, such as consumer products, financial services, footwear and apparel, furniture, toys and games, food and beverages, information technology, media, telecommunications, energy, sports and entertainment.
- Intellectual property law
- Trademarks/trade dress
- Litigation and anti-counterfeiting enforcement
- Domain name disputes
- Intellectual property transactions and licensing
- Trade secrets