Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and transactional matters. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London and Brussels, and is internationally recognised for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity.
Year after year, Crowell & Moring is recognised as a top antitrust practice by legal and industry journals. Specifically, Crowell & Moring’s antitrust/intellectual property team is experienced in the full range of counseling, litigation, transactional, and public policy issues at the intersection of antitrust and IP. Crowell & Moring draws on the experience of seasoned antitrust and IP attorneys in our East Coast, California and Brussels offices; our team includes former senior officials from the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice and the US Patent & Trademark Office.
The firm regularly litigates antitrust and related issues that may arise when IP rights are asserted in federal courts, including claims of monopolisation, attempted monopolisation and patent misuse. The team has also handled complex litigation matters and government investigations involving cutting-edge competition and IP issues associated with the development and implementation of industry standards. Attorneys routinely counsel clients on bilateral patent licensing and patent pool arrangements, as well as developments in the courts (and at antitrust agencies and the International Trade Commission) that affect the owners and implementers of technology covered by patents contributed to industry standards. Crowell & Moring’s antitrust/IP team also collaborates with our government relations professionals to provide strategic guidance and advocacy on emerging competition and innovation policy issues involving IP rights.