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Levin & Dicterow: We Wrote The Book On Intellectual Property Law

Your intellectual property rights are extremely important. When you are seeking to protect your interests, you could seek out a team of lawyers that knows the book on intellectual property law. Or, you could work with the attorneys who wrote the book on intellectual property law.

At Levin & Dicterow, in Laguna Beach, California, we represent clients and businesses of all types in a range of IP matters. Our clients trust in our decades of experience and track record of success. The firm is capable of handling complex litigation matters, while its small size makes it eminently user-friendly, flexible and able to move quickly.

We work with large and small companies, and act as co-counsel, trial counsel, consultants, or expert witnesses, to other law firms and their clients.

With Levin & Dicterow, you know your intellectual property rights are in good hands.

William Levin

One of the firm’s co-founder, nationally recognized attorney William E. Levin, provides legal services exclusively in the areas of trademark, copyright, trade dress, false advertising, unfair competition, trade secrets, and related intellectual property law and litigation matters.

Mr. Levin is the author of a comprehensive trade dress treatise, Trade Dress Protection (2nd edition), making him one of the leading authorities in the field of trademark and trade dress law.

Steve Dicterow

A former four-term mayor of Laguna Beach, Steve is an attorney with 35 years of experience in private practice. He is the former COO of International Racers, Inc., manager of world championship motorcycle racers, and he has been deeply involved in Laguna Beach and Orange County civic, legal, and arts organizations, including the Festival of Arts, Orange County Bar Association, North Laguna Community Association, Laguna Beach Neighborhood Watch, the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce, to name a few, and has affiliations with many other nonprofit organizations.

His 15 years of experience on the Laguna Beach City Council, and his private sector experience in business development, legal services, financial management, and strategic planning and operations, makes him an effective advocate for clients from all walks of life seeking to protect their intellectual property rights.

Representative Clients

The attorneys of Levin & Dicterow have represented clients that include:

  • American Airlines
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • The British government
  • The Coca-Cola Co.
  • Dial Soap
  • Fila
  • Foster Farms
  • Gibraltar Savings & Loan Assoc.
  • Hansen’s Beverage Co.
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Izod
  • Kaiser-Permanente
  • Laura Ashley
  • McKesson Corp.
  • The San Francisco Chronicle
  • See’s Candies
  • Sony
  • Sonoma Mission Inn
  • The Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters
  • Safeway Stores
  • See’s Candies
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Thompson-Brandt
  • Unilever
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Winterland Productions
  • Wrangler Jeans

Contact Us

Schedule a consultation to discuss your case with an experienced California IP attorney. Call 949-516-6945 or email us today.