News by Jean-Paul Ciardullo

Jean-Paul Ciardullo is a partner and intellectual property lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP, where his primary practice area is intellectual property litigation. Jean-Paul litigates in all areas of intellectual property – including utility patents, design patents, trademarks, trade dress, copyright, and trade secrets – and also counsels on business torts, contract disputes, and licensing matters related to intellectual property. Jean-Paul has litigated extensively in the area of consumer product design rights, and has secured numerous summary judgment and trial victories that have helped shape the law of trade dress. Jean-Paul also has a winning track record in trade secret litigation under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and state trade secret laws, where he has won summary judgment and favorable settlements for his clients. Jean-Paul has assisted clients in a wide range of industries that include industrial manufacturing, E-commerce, medical devices, sporting equipment, semiconductor fabrication, automotive products, satellite radio, and hospitality. He is a member of the firm’s IP Litigation Practice and Manufacturing Sector Team. Jean-Paul also serves as the Training Chair for the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, where he has implemented many new and practical course offerings for The Foley Academy, the firm’s apprenticeship training program.

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