Marina L. Lang, JD, a cum laude graduate of Duke Law, specializes in complex business litigation in state and federal court and trademark and copyright law. She has successfully represented large Internet-based companies, including Priceline and Hotwire She also represented some of the leading companies in consumer products, including Mead Johnson & Company and GM, Ford, Chrysler. She has also successfully managed the intellectual property needs of several computer software engineers, artists, and musicians. Ms. Lang has represented businesses, both small and large, in complex litigation proceedings from initiation to trial, gaining extensive experience in despositions, motion practice, oral argument, and trial preparation, both in state and federal court, across the United States. While in law school, Ms. Lang served on the Executive Board for the Duke Law and Technology Review, a highly regarded intellectual property publication. She has also published several articles, which have been cited by others as leading intellectual property authority, including: "Different Strokes: Ninth Circuit Brushes Off City's Attempt to Restrict Street Art," (American Bar Association Media, Privacy, and Defamation Law Committee, October, 2007); "The Legal Smack Down on Music Sampling: Is the Age of Hip Hop Over?" (American Bar Association Media, Privacy, and Defamation Law Committee, July 2006); "What, if any, Are the Ethical Obligations of the U.S. Patent Office?: A Closer Look at the Biological Sampling of Indigenous Groups," (Duke Law & Technology Review, May, 2006).
Pro-bono Information Ms. Lang volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children, working so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.
Areas of Practice Civil Litigation; Intellectual Property; Copyrights; Copyright Infringement; Trademarks; Internet Law; Consumer Class Actions; Trade Secrets; Unfair Competition; Breach of Contract; Art Law; Technology Disputes; False Advertising; Complex Business Litigation; Medical Devices; Retail and Consumer Products; Digital Media and Entertainment; Trademark Infringement; Computer Software Law; Consumer Fraud; Media and First Amendment