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Paul C. Van Slyke

Paul C. Van Slyke

5051 Westheimer, Suite 1200
Houston, Texas 77056
United States

Telephone: 713-977-8686
Facsimile: 713-977-5395
Firm: Hoover Slovacek Attorneys at Law
Practice Overview:
Commercial litigation and real estate law firm. Legal services include real estate, corporate and business, entertainment law, estate planning and probate, construction, bankruptcy, intellectual property and technology, tax law, employment and family law, advertising and marketing, data security, privacy law, and community association representation.


Professional Profile:
Paul Van Slyke divides his time between commercial litigation, client counseling and transactions in the fields of intellectual property, regulatory compliance, entertainment law, Internet law and information technology law. In his 30 years of experience, he has tried jury trials in state and federal court, handled several appeals in federal courts and conducted arbitrations and mediations.

Mr. Van Slyke has first chair litigation experience in Lanham Act trademark infringement, anti-counterfeiting, copyright infringement, patent infringement, misappropriation of name and likeness and non-compete cases. He also has first chair litigation experience in trade secret misappropriation, non-compete cases and litigation under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, aw well as extensive experience in anti-counterfeiting and customs detention campaigns in the oil industry and luxury goods.

He has been lead trial counsel in trademark opposition and cancellation trials before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in domain name arbitrations under the UDRP and court actions under the Anti-Cybersquatting—Consumer Protection Act.

UndergraduateUniversity of TexasBachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering1964
LawSouthern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence1969

Affiliations & Memberships:
State Bar of Texas, Member
Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, Former President
Houston Bar Association, Member, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee, Law and Media Committee
American Bar Association, Antitrust Section, Member, Private Advertising Litigation Committee, Consumer Protection Committee, Privacy and Data Protection Committee