The protection of intellectual property rights has become increasingly important in modern business endeavors. Because patent protection is so crucial to the success of our clients, virtually all of the firm’s attorneys are registered patent attorneys with extensive experience prosecuting and litigating patent-related matters. Our attorneys also have extensive experience in obtaining patents and registrations for trademarks and copyrights worldwide.
Our attorneys also regularly represent clients in litigation and trials in federal and state court to prosecute and defend claims of copyright, trademark and patent infringement, trade secret, unfair competition, defamation, trade libel and false advertising claims. We place particular emphasis on bringing the combined knowledge of patent prosecution and litigation practice to bear during the complex patent litigation process.
The firm also prepares and negotiates agreements regarding the licensing or transfer of intellectual property and contracts and agreements necessary to protect intellectual property for our clients regularly. This includes the preparation and negotiation of contracts for music, film, television and multimedia intellectual property in entertainment industry matters.
The firm has a substantial on-going practice representing foreign clients and their attorneys in protecting intellectual property in the United States. The firm recognizes that intellectual property is most valuable when it is protected worldwide. Through our ongoing relationships with foreign inventors and attorneys, we protect the intellectual property rights of our clients around the globe.
Our firm also specializes in assisting entrepreneurs as they start businesses. We provide services aiding in business plan development directed to the analysis and integration of intellectual property assets so that our clients may establish and maintain a strategic marketplace position. Our attorneys also counsel clients regarding the organization of small business enterprises and the operation of established businesses having a strong technological base to maximize shareholder value.
The members of the firm have extensive expertise, as both in-house and outside counsel, representing United States and foreign enterprises, individuals and other law firms in a broad range of technical disciplines, including electrical, chemical, mechanical, biological, biomedical, electronic media and computer arts. Our attorneys also have experience protecting the intellectual property for personalities and companies involved in the entertainment, telecommunications and multimedia industries.
Clients come to us because they know our firm has both the academic background to understand the intellectual property at issue, and the expertise to handle virtually all of their legal needs. Our attorneys hold degrees in numerous scientific disciplines, each applicable to various types of patent matters. Our attorneys are prepared to help our clients maximize the value of their intellectual property.