Cease and Desist Letters Representing Both Plaintiffs and Defendants
The patent litigation attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC manage patent infringement claims for both plaintiffs and defendants by sending or responding to cease-and-desist letters.
Plaintiffs: The patent attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC, regularly send out letters spelling out the alleged infringement(s), detailing the specific facts supporting those allegations, and stating the relevant law supporting the claims. Quite frequently the allegedly infringing party responds, either in person or through counsel, by ceasing the alleged infringement. The likelihood of resolution in each individual case depends on the factual and legal variables specific to the same.
Defendants: The patent attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC, regularly represent defendants that are the recipients of cease-and-desist letters. We conduct a swift but detailed analysis of the cease-and-desist letter itself, the patent claims and specification, potential prior art, the case law including newly developed jurisprudence based on the U.S. Supreme Court case Alice Corp. Pty. v. CLS Bank Int’l, 134 S. Ct. 2347, 189 L. Ed. 2d 296 (2014) and the America Invents Act, P.L. 112 – 29 and advise our clients based upon the same. The patent litigation attorneys at Thomas P. Howard, LLC draft response letters for our clients and, if requested, handle all further correspondence with opposing counsel.