Cole Schotz’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring practice is a distinguished and nationally renowned full-service group that is regularly cited in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and lauded for a track record that boasts unparalleled effectiveness, success and value.
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Our Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency Group has closely monitored the evolving legal and regulatory landscape surrounding the advent of blockchain technology. We are experienced and ready to assist companies and applications utilizing public blockchains and private ledgers in every stage of their businesses, including: + Read more
Cole Schotz’s multi-faceted practice is uniquely well-suited for investors and entrepreneurs alike with respect to the emerging cannabis industry and the opportunities and challenges it presents. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides comprehensive construction related services for every phase of construction projects, both public and private, throughout the country. Our group is comprised of attorneys with transactional, litigation, environmental and regulatory expertise. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides practical advice regarding all business matters, from simple governance issues to complex corporate transactions. We assist companies in achieving their short- and long-term business objectives, whether they are public corporations, closely held and family owned businesses, or sole proprietorships. + Read more
We value our close working relationship with clients and the trust they place in us to address and resolve complicated and often sensitive employment issues. Our attorneys provide preventive counseling and guidance to both large and small employers on a wide range of compliance issues and evolving statutory and common law requirements. This includes those related to wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, sexual and other forms of harassment, family and medical leaves of absence, disability, substance abuse, wage and hour, and restrictive covenant trade secret and other related issues.
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Our Environmental Law department is vibrant, growing and ideally situated to assist those who buy, sell or conduct business on commercial or industrial property where environmental risks can create significant challenges to business ventures.
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If you create it, we can help you protect it, enforce it, and monetize it. For years, the Intellectual Property team at Cole Schotz has been partnering with clients to provide superior quality service at unmatched value. Our recipe includes superior quality work product, aggressive advocacy, business-focused counseling, creativity, responsiveness, and integrity. + Read more
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Cole Schotz’s Real Estate Special Opportunities group has been active in advising clients on the issues being confronted today, and opportunities that will arise as parties seek to monetize assets and/or deploy capital in the weeks and months to come. + Read more
In today’s ultra-competitive food and beverage marketplace, where guests are sophisticated and business challenges come from both expected and unexpected places, it is imperative that foodie entrepreneurs, restaurant groups, celebrity chefs, craft brewers, hotel owners and investors engage a strong team of advisors to limit bumps along the road to success.
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The players in the world of sports go far beyond those performing on game day. Whether you are an athlete, sports-related organization or supplier to the industry, our experienced team is ready to assist. + Read more
The Cole Schotz Tax, Trusts & Estates attorneys counsel individuals and businesses in a range of tax and estate planning strategies. Our clients include owners of family businesses where succession planning and asset protection are linked, and individuals of substantial means who wish to take advantage of sophisticated tax planning techniques to retain and build their wealth for future generations.
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At times, individuals and corporations may unwittingly run afoul of the law and government regulations. Ordinary commercial disputes can give rise to allegations of fraud and abuse. Grand jury subpoenas may be directed at innocent targets and present logistical record-gathering challenges for legitimate businesses. + Read more
Creating and maintaining a strong brand requires constant vigilance to ensure that the marketplace respects those rights. Our trademark litigation attorneys regularly appear in federal and state courts, appellate courts, and administrative bodies like the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board on behalf of our trademark clients. We handle cases for both plaintiffs and defendants across diverse industries involving trademark infringement, dilution, tarnishment, unfair competition, trade dress infringement, and cyberpiracy, among others. When time is of the essence, we assert and defend against applications for emergent relief. Our seasoned trademark litigation team brings a balance of technical expertise and business savvy to every situation. We appreciate the importance of each case to our clients, and we work with them to develop efficient, innovative, and convincing strategies to meet and exceed their expectations.
Our Trademark Litigation team makes its impact felt for clients outside of the courtroom as well. We assist clients in assessing the risks and benefits of adopting particular trademarks, in implementing global brand protection programs, and in applying strategies to avoid litigation altogether.
Successfully defended New York dental group against federal and state trademark infringement claims and defeated motion for preliminary injunction leading to a favorable settlement.
Represented international food products company in gray-market goods asserting federal false advertising and unfair competition claims against group of infringers.
Defended small business owner in Trademark Trial and Appeal Board action and navigated claim to resolution without institution of formal federal or state court litigation.
Represented an international distributor of consumer goods in connection with the alleged distribution of counterfeit goods abroad by successfully unwinding a transaction involving multiple up and downstream distributors and the destruction of goods abroad.
Assisted a large on-line distributor of food products in quickly resolving false claims lodged with Amazon that had resulted in the client’s Amazon Seller Account being temporarily suspended.
Successfully represented a burgeoning cannabis dispensary against claims of common law trademark infringement.
Successfully defended a California-based online e-commerce website against allegations of trademark infringement and similar claims relating to the alleged unauthorized use of certain trademarks on its website.
Assisted multi-national medical device manufacturer with development and implementation of international brand protection and enforcement strategy.
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