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We are intellectual property attorneys

Patent, Trademark and Copyright Protection

The firm’s Patent, Trademark and Copyright services include:

  • Conducting patent searches and studies
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications, including utility and design applications, before the U.S. Patent and TrademarkOffice and in foreign jurisdictions throughout the world
  • Patentability, patent validity and patent infringement opinions
  • Counseling concerning the selection, design and use of protective trademarks and service marks
  • Conducting trademark and service mark searches and studies
  • Rendering opinions concerning trademark infringement and registration of trademarks and service marks
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting applications for registration of trademarks and service marks before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and foreign jurisdictions throughout the world
  • Representing clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Preparing, filing, and prosecuting copyright registrations

 

Commercial Exploitation of Intellectual Property

The firm offers clients broad legal experience in the commercial exploitation of intellectual property and in commercial matters relating to protection of intellectual property including:

  • IP due diligence investigations
  • Patent, trademark and copyright license agreements
  • Trade secret license agreements
  • Contracts for high technology enterprises
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Software license agreements
  • Consulting agreements

 

Litigation

When conflicts arise with respect to intellectual property, the firm meets clients’ needs by representing clients either exclusively or as co-counsel with litigation counsel selected by the firm. The firm represents clients, both individual and corporate, at all levels of state and federal agencies. The firm handles litigation and related activities in the following areas:

  • Patent infringement
  • Trademark and service mark infringement
  • Trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Copyright infringement
  • Unfair competition
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information
  • License agreement disputes
  • Assist with Post-Grant Review Proceedings