Patent Preparation and Prosecution
The firm provides advice and procurement services concerning U.S. and international patent rights, including filing, prosecution and maintenance of US and foreign patents.
The firm provides advice and procurement services concerning U.S. and foreign design rights with an emphasis on high technology subject matter.
The firm has experience in both ex parte and inter parte patent reexaminations, successfully defending patents under reexamination and also instituting reexamination proceedings against adverse parties.
Litigation and Trials
The firm provides comprehensive litigation and trial representation to a wide range of corporate and individual clients involved in intellectual property litigation, commercial and private disputes, and governmental investigations and litigation. Our professionals have substantial experience in federal, state, arbitrational, and administrative proceedings in California and throughout the United States. The firm is also available to provide technical and strategic expertise in connection with intellectual property and commercial litigations, including acting as local counsel, preparing expert witnesses, and conducting infringement analyses.
Opinions of Counsel
We are very experienced in providing opinions on patent infringement, and on the validity and enforceability of patents and associated client counseling involving a broad range of technical subject matter.
We offer strategic counseling for clients seeking advice regarding the effective development and use of an intellectual property portfolio, including review and analysis of a client’s existing patent portfolio or of a competitor’s products, activities or patent portfolio.
The firm is available to evaluate intellectual property issues associated with investments and other business transactions.
The firm is available to negotiate and draft license agreements, evaluate licensed portfolios and analyze the rights to technology and patents.
The firm provides advice and procurement services concerning international and U.S. trademark rights, including trademark searching, filing, prosecution and maintenance of US and foreign trademark applications and registrations, with an emphasis on high technology subject matter.
The firm provides advice and procurement services concerning international and U.S. copyright matters, including registration and licensing of copyrights.