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“To Obtain and Enforce the Intellectual Property Rights of Our Clients and  to Advise and Protect Our Clients From the Intellectual Property Rights of Others”

     Established in 1989, in Washington DC,  DNL ZITO has a reputation for providing quality service tailored to the specific needs of each client.  The members of the firm stress direct  communication and regular client contact.  The firm has an extensive litigation history in hourly and contingency fee matters in a wide range of technical disciplines. 

    We represent Fortune 500 corporations, mid-size businesses, start-ups and individual inventors in patent litigation, copyright litigation, trademark litigation, intellectual property litigation, contingency fee litigation, mediation and arbitration. 

     The firm has been actively engaged in intellectual property litigation in District and Appellate Courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the U. S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. District Courts for Maryland, the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the Southern District of Indiana, Nebraska, District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, California, Illinois, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Michigan, Florida, Ohio, Louisiana and Massachusetts, for over thirty years.  The firm represents both Plaintiffs and Defendants in actively defending accused infringers and in enforcing the rights of intellectual property owners. The firm has represented parties in all technical disciplines, including: communications, pharmaceuticals, computers, electronics, chemical, mechanical, automotive, medical, music, movies and agriculture. The firm has litigated patent, design patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, software, trade secret and unfair competition matters.   The firm has numerous published cases in the District and Appellate Courts.

     The firm specializes in intellectual property matters including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, federal regulation, unfair competition, and technology transfer.  We help our clients obtain and manage their intellectual property and actively assist in the continuing development of their intellectual property.   We provide legal counsel  in negotiating business contracts and in cooperative technical ventures.  The firm also represents clients in e-commerce matters.

      International Trade Commission, Section 337 Investigations.
Our attorneys are well-versed in the intricacies of Section 337 Investigations. DNL ZITO’s IP litigators have the technical experience and know how to navigate the complexities of ITC law and procedure.

                                                        1250 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 200
                                                                   Washington, DC 20036
                                                                           (202)  466 - 3500

Contact:   jzito@dnlzito.com