Copyright Litigation & Counseling

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It is a powerhouse firm in trademark and copyright. - Chambers USA, 2019

Our lawyers have been engaged in some of the most important fair use cases of the last decade and are deeply involved in the questions of copyrightability and the scope of copyright protection in software. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in handling high-profile matters involving copyright law, and were centrally involved in myriad ground-breaking cases such as Oracle v. Google (copyrightability of software), and high-profile district court victories such as Warner Bros. and Rowling v. RDR Books (copyright/fair use) and Shepard Fairey v. Associated Press (copyright fair use).

Kirkland provides a one-stop shop for all copyright, trademark, internet and social media, and false advertising needs, and we manage these practices as an integrated whole. For more information, please see our Copyright, Trademark, Internet & Advertising (CTIA) brochure.

Tier 1 for Copyright

The Legal 500 United States, 2017 and 2018

Tier 1 for Copyright

IP Stars, 2013–2018

Nationally Recognized Copyright Practice

Chambers USA, 2018–2020