Patents are critical and material assets for companies and institutions of all types and stages of growth, making domestic and international patent protection a fundamental component of an effective business strategy. An effective and productive patent strategy is critical for protecting and exploiting one's valuable intellectual property, especially as patent laws evolve and as market conditions change. Developing an integrated global patent strategy to protect key innovations is vital and requires significant international patent experience, knowledge and critical tactical and strategic analyses and actions. Our Patent Law Group delivers results that are cost-effective and commercially significant allowing our clients to increase revenue, improve market position and enhance 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.
Our lawyers have worked with clients in a broad range of industry sectors in connection with the development/enforcement of patent rights, including:
- Life Sciences
- Technology, Media and Telecommunications
- Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
- Clean Tech
- Financial Services
The scope of our portfolio development work is global. Outside the US, we work with a network of experienced patent lawyers around the world to implement the patent strategies that we devise with our clients.
Since the patent application and renewal process can be complex, we provide regular one-on-one training with clients with respect to invention, innovation, disclosure and protection. We often sit on our clients’ patent review boards to assist them in the evaluation process, and we have developed a user-friendly set of materials designed to act as a road map for our clients’ strategic initiatives.
As a multiservice law firm, we offer clients additional value that many boutique firms cannot provide. Attorneys at Pierce Atwood are skilled in a broad range of practices, which means we can address a wide range of our clients’ legal needs.