Paul Tanck is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on litigating, licensing, and developing his clients’ intellectual property portfolios. His experience encompasses a wide range of areas, including industrial control systems, computer software and hardware, integrated circuits, debit/credit card technologies, graphical user interfaces, financial instruments, medical devices, gray market, and counterfeit goods.
Paul’s practice comprises litigating patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets at trial and on appeal before the Federal Circuit. He also counsels clients and renders opinions on patent validity, infringement, and freedom of use. Fortune 500 companies and startups alike rely on Paul’s guidance to develop, manage, and protect their intellectual property portfolios. One area of particular experience is the area of gray market and counterfeit goods. Paul’s multifaceted approach to ceasing the illegal distribution of authentic goods has protected major manufacturers from harmed distributor relationships, damaged reputations, and loss sales that arise from rampant gray market and counterfeit issues. In addition, Paul is experienced in issues relating
to cryptocurrency, NFTs, and Artificial Intelligence as they relate to intellectual property and other legal rights.
Paul volunteers his legal services to the One Billion Acts of Peace Campaign, an international global citizens’ movement that is led by 13 Nobel Peace Laureates, including the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.