Worldwide Patent Protection
The firm provides advice and helps clients obtain U.S. and international patent rights, including the filing, prosecution and maintenance of U.S. and foreign patents. This advice includes the advisability of keeping an invention a trade secret rather than seeking a patent.
The firm provides advice and procurement services concerning U.S. and foreign design rights with an emphasis on high-technology subject matter.
Reexamination of Patents
The firm has experience in ex parte patent reexaminations, successfully defending patents under reexamination and also instituting reexamination proceedings against adverse parties.
Litigation and Trials
The firm is available to provide technical and strategic expertise in connection with intellectual property litigation, 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 perform due diligence of an intellectual property portfolio in connection with an investment, merger, acquisition or other business transaction.
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 helps clients obtain international and U.S. trademark rights, including filing, prosecution and maintenance of U.S. and foreign trademark applications and registrations. We also provide advice on whether your proposed mark conflicts with an existing mark, including performing a trademark search.
The firm provides advice and helps clients obtain international and U.S. copyrights, including use of a copyright notice, and the registration and licensing of copyrights.