Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks

Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks 2017-01-08T11:23:09+00:00

Our Intellectual Property practice group has extensive experience working with companies on intellectual property issues, including in the areas of:

Protecting Intellectual Property:

  • preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications
  • preparing, filing, and prosecuting trademark applications
  • protecting trade secrets (identifying trade secrets, establishing necessary procedures, maintaining trade secrets)
  • seeking copyright protection
  • patentability searches
  • trademark searches

IP Counseling:

  • counseling businesses on: (1) reducing risk of costly intellectual property disputes; and (2) using various forms of IP to gain a competitive advantage
  • avoiding loss of patent and trademark rights
  • clearance searches/freedom to operate investigations
  • assessing patentability and enhancing likelihood of obtaining patent protection
  • strategic development of IP portfolios

IP Disputes:

  • post-grant patent reviews
  • trademark cancellations and oppositions
  • patent invalidity searching and analysis
  • noninfringement analyses
  • evaluating patent scope

IP Licensing & Agreements:

  • patent license agreements
  • nondisclosure agreements
  • IP and technology licensing and development agreements
  • privacy policies

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