Joanna Ardalan represents clients in intellectual property cases including copyright, trademark, unfair competition, patent, trade secret, and idea theft cases. Her practice focuses on disputes in the entertainment, internet, biotechnology/pharmaceutical, and advertising sectors.
Her work includes litigating cases in trial and appellate courts and in arbitrations through the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). She also advises clients on how to avoid litigation—and how best to position themselves when case litigation becomes inevitable.
Before Joanna became an attorney, she was an entrepreneur. She founded and managed a music and software company where she took her company’s products from initial conception to worldwide distribution. Joanna understands the practical realities of business and the high stakes her clients face in litigation. Her litigation strategies are tailored to her clients’ business needs.