Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law

Sporting Goods & Recreation

Sporting Goods & Recreation

If it can be played, ridden or worn, chances are good that Knobbe Martens has helped our clients to protect it. Our Sporting Goods and Recreation group represents a wide variety of businesses, designers, developers and distributors involved in practically every type of sport, including cycling, golf, tennis, in-line skating, soccer, skateboarding, volleyball, ice hockey, field hockey, roller hockey, surfing, skiing, snowboarding and wakeboarding. We also represent a number of athletes who particulate in a diverse array of traditional and action sports, including skateboarders, surfers, basketball players, football players and Olympians.

Innovators and athletes rely upon our attorneys for veteran strategic legal advice, honed business insight and focused market guidance. Clients depend upon the firm for comprehensive legal counsel in all aspects of intellectual property, including counsel pertaining to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, rights of publicity, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising, domain name registration and acquisition, brand protection, acquisitions and IP licensing.

In addition, we are valued for our significant experience and proven success in enforcing and protecting IP rights through litigation in state and federal courts and in advocacy before administrative agencies, including post grant and inter partes reviews at the U.S. Patent Office. We also work closely with trade, law enforcement and customs agencies to block, seize or impound infringing or counterfeit goods.

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