Domestic and international patent protection is a fundamental component of an effective business strategy for companies and institutions of all types and stages of growth. An effective and evolving patent strategy is critical for protecting and exploiting one's valuable intellectual property; especially as patent laws evolve and as market conditions change. Our Patent Law Group delivers results that are cost-effective and commercially significant allowing our clients to maximize revenue, market position and shareholder value while retaining and growing their core assets.
Our group includes seasoned patent attorneys, the majority of whom bring to bear practical industry experience coupled with advanced degrees in engineering and science. This unique combination allows our attorneys to understand our clients' business considerations and goals, and provide practical business advice that is tailored to each client's specific needs, opportunities and challenges.
We obtain and file both US and foreign patents for our clients, covering innovations that span the technological spectrum, including aerospace, biochemistry, biotechnology, business methods, chemistry, clean technology, computer science, electronics, lasers, mechanical, medical devices, nanotechnology, optics, pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, semiconductor devices/processes, software, and telecommunications. We also prepare and prosecute patent applications internationally—under the Patent Cooperative Treaty and in working with a network of seasoned patent lawyers around the world.
Areas of Focus
- Patent prosecution and portfolio development
- Patent litigation and dispute resolution
- Licensing, negotiation of strategic alliances and technology transfer
- Due diligence studies
- Opinions on infringement, validity, enforcement, inventorship, and freedom-to-operate