No one likes being sued, or needing to sue someone else, but lawsuits are often an unavoidable aspect of being in business.
Some of the most common types of business disputes resulting in litigation involve:
- Breach of contract
- Insurance disputes
- Unpaid debts
- Financing (investment or loan related)
- Intellectual Property
- Internet Domain Names
While lawsuits are sometimes inevitable, there are often better ways to settle a business dispute. Sometimes all it takes is a strongly-worded letter from an attorney to get someone to realize the error of his or her ways and honor a contract. Sometimes alternative forms of resolving disputes – mediation or arbitration – can be a better choice than litigation.
Business litigation is just one piece of our business services practice. Some business people never look at a contract unless there’s a dispute – and then what’s in the contract becomes vitally important. We work with our clients to make sure contracts they sign protect their interests, and if litigation becomes necessary that the contracts can be enforced in a court of law.
Disputes over intellectual property are also quite common, whether it’s someone infringing a trademark or copyright or a dispute over internet domain names. Our staff includes attorneys registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office, reflecting our special capabilities in intellectual property issues.