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IP Innovation Webinar Series, Session 4

IP Innovation Webinar Series, Session 4

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Stopping IP Infringers Without Expensive Lawsuits

With all of the work that goes into protecting your trademarks, patents, and copyrights, you want to make sure your business is adequately prepared if and when someone infringes on your intellectual property. With the rise of e-commerce, infringers have increased in numbers and become more elusive. In this webinar presented by McDonald Hopkins' Intellectual Property Department, attorneys Matt Cavanagh, Nicholas Kurk and Mark Masterson will highlight cost effective alternatives to combatting IP infringement that occurs nationally or internationally, especially in e-commerce.

Matt is a member of the McDonald Hopkins IP Litigation group. He has a unique legal practice, as both an intellectual property litigator and a First Amendment attorney. Matt has represented businesses and individuals in patent, trademark, copyright, false advertising, and trade secret cases.  

Nicholas is a member of the McDonald Hopkins IP Department and Data Privacy and Cybersecurity group and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). His litigation practices focuses on resolving intellectual property and complex commercial disputes in venues throughout the country. 

Mark is a member and licensed patent attorney with a diverse practice that focuses on developing and executing strategic IP solutions for innovative companies and individuals, and identifying practical legal strategies to resolve IP related disputes in a cost-effective manner.


  • UDRP complaints (cyberpiracy, infringing domain names)
  • DMCA takedowns (copyright)
  • Trademark and Copyright Modernization Acts
  • TTAB trademark oppositions and cancellations
  • E-commerce complaint mechanisms (counterfeits; IP infringers)
  • Overcoming difficulties with international infringers