Mr. McCormack’s practice covers a wide variety of intellectual
property issues, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets,
patents, unfair competition, licensing, litigation and related business
concerns, such as: business formation, employer/employee issues,
contracts and corporate governance. Accomplishments include:
Counsel for Lopez USA, retained to assist
in product development. Work included procuring copyrights and
trademarks for martial arts and fitness DVD’s featuring
Olympic gold medalist Steven Lopez and development of talent
contracts and model releases. Later represented Lopez USA in
a lawsuit involving a non-compete contract.
Lead counsel for retail import company Mais
Oui! Represented client in unfair competition and trade secret
and defamation case. Achieved favorable resolution that included
published opinion in Washington State appeals court.
Counsel for local business hired to procure
licensing agreements with the National Football League, a Major
League Baseball team, and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Successful negotiations resulted in licensed product.
Lead outside counsel overseeing special matter
for Microsoft Corporation.
Filed over seventy-five United States trademark applications
and related foreign trademark applications. Specific experience
with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, representing clients
in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.