Yuval H. Marcus, the chair of the litigation practice at Leason Ellis, is a litigator with 20 years of experience in federal courts throughout the country. He specializes in all types of intellectual property disputes, including litigating copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, false advertising, domain name and trade secret matters, and has consistently achieved favorable results for his clients. Working closely with his clients, he also offers them practical strategies to strengthen their intellectual property rights and to avoid potential conflicts, and routinely conducts IP due diligence in connection with potential acquisitions and investments. He represents clients from many different fields, including the restaurant, food and beverage, hotel, apparel, toy, financial services, biotechnology, telecommunications, software, publishing, entertainment, jewelry, luxury goods, cosmetics and consumer goods industries. Yuval frequently lectures and publishes articles on many intellectual property topics, including litigation strategy; best practices for preparing and responding to IP cease and desist letters; and keyword advertising trademark issues.