Litigation​
  
We litigate all types of IP lawsuits

Dale has litigated numerous IP lawsuits in courts across the country as part of his nationwide litigation practice. He is experienced litigating claims for patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, Lanham Act violations, false advertising, false patent marking, cancellation of federal trademark registrations, copyright infringement, declaratory judgments and related state and common law causes of action, such as claims for breach of contract, tortious interference with existing and prospective business relationships, fraudulent concealment, and bad faith notice of infringement.

He recently obtained a permanent injunction in a trademark and unfair competition lawsuit from an Arizona federal court on behalf of a well-known Houston restaurant.  In another recent lawsuit for patent infringement, he obtained an injunction for one of his oil field clients from a Texas federal court.  Dale has collected millions of dollars for his clients through infringement lawsuits he has litigated in courts throughout the United States.  On the defense side, he successfully defended a Wyoming-based restaurant in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas.

Dale is currently representing a photographer in multiple copyright infringement lawsuits against over 50 defendants filed in federal courts in Nevada, Delaware, Maryland and Tennessee.  For the same client, he obtained a default judgment in the amount of $5,754,941.88 against a London-based defendant from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Knoxville Division.
   
We litigate nationwide

Dale is admitted to practice in numerous courts, including the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the Northern District of Oklahoma, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Federal and Tenth Circuits, and the Court of Federal Claims. He has also been admitted pro hac vice in numerous United States District Courts throughout the country as part of his litigation practice, including in California, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, Maryland, New York, Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Support and Co-Counsel to Non-IP Civil Litigators

Dale also supports civil litigators in a consulting or co-counsel role in state and federal court lawsuits involving intellectual property legal issues.

Fee Structures

In addition to billing by the hour, in certain situations we are open to handling certain types of cases, such as patent infringement and copyright infringement lawsuits, under an alternative fee structure, such as a performance-based and results-oriented structure.  Contact us to discuss your case at no charge.


For a list of Dale’s representative lawsuits, click here .