Davidson Law Group

Effective Advocacy In Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Matters

The Davidson Law Group is a boutique firm that litigates patent, trademark, and copyright disputes and related trade secret and commercial litigation. The firm was founded by Ben Davidson, an attorney with 20 years of experience in litigating intellectual property rights.  Mr. Davidson is an electrical engineer and served as an examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for four years before becoming an attorney.  He has successfully represented clients in patent litigation involving a variety of technologies, including Caterpillar Inc., Mercedes Benz USA, and Isuzu in litigation involving automotive technology, Procter & Gamble in litigation involving packaging technology, and NycoMed, Oasis Medical, and GenSci Regeneration in litigation involving medical technology.  In trademark and trade dress litigation, the firm’s clients have included MEGA Brands and Spin Master.  Mr. Davidson’s clients in copyright cases have included artists such as Sir Sean Connery and Andrew Leicester.  The firm advises clients in all Patent & Trademark Office proceedings, including patent prosecution and Patent Trial and Appeal Board inter partes reviews.  He has successfully used the PTAB inter partes procedure to favorably resolve patent litigation at an early stage.

The Davidson Law Group also acts as local counsel in the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California for a number of other firms with offices outside California, advising them on local practice in these courts.

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Davidson Law Group wins at trial for Melli Yellow Pages

On May 4, 2016, Davidson Law Group prevailed at trial on all claims asserted against Melli Yellow Pages by Ketab Corp., which had asserted claims of trademark infringement, unfair competition, and counterfeiting.  Melli Yellow Pages succeeded in showing that Ketab’s alleged trademarks were generic and not protectable, and that there was no likelihood of confusion. More…

Crakmedia Wins Appeal In Patent Fight Against Essociate More…

Wall Street Journal
Ben Davidson interviewed by Wall Street Journal Law Reporter Ashby Jones in article regarding calls to abolish the Federal Circuit’s exclusive jurisdiction over patent disputes.  More…

Law360

Federal Circuit Affirms Axing of Web Referral Patent Under Alice.  More…

Los Angeles Daily Journal

“The Death Of Internet Patents,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 20, 2014) More…

“The Supreme Court Strikes Down Abstract Software Patents,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 19, 2014) More…

Ben Davidson explains importance of two Supreme Court cases on induced infringement and vague patents.  Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 2, 2014).  More…

Ben Davidson interviewed on why companies are increasingly challenging patents through inter partes reviews at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”).  Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 17, 2013)

Davidson Law Group, together with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, obtains $8.6 million jury verdict on behalf of Spin Master Ltd.  (Spin Master et al. v. Zobmondo Entertainment et al.). More…

Inter Partes and Covered Business Method Patent Reviews: A Summary Of Representative Orders, Decisions, and Notices in PTAB Trials, by Rick Neifeld of Neifeld IP Law and Ben Davidson of the Davidson Law Group. More…

Ben Davidson quoted by American Lawyer on trademark claim against CNN’s “Above The Law” blog.  More…

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