intellectual property law
In today’s global marketplace, protecting your intellectual property rights has become ever more important.
Our IP Group can assist you with an array of services, from counseling and strategic advice to brand development, trademark registration and infringement, licensing, confidentiality, copyright protection and infringement, and disputes over Internet domain names.
Intellectual Property Counseling and Strategic Advice
Startup Counseling and Early Stage Development
Trademark Prior Art Searches
Trademark Registration and Prosecution
Trademark registration protects your brand. It builds value and credibility for your company and allows you to prevent others from riding on the coattails of the goodwill you have worked hard to establish. We assist you through all stages of brand selection, trademark law, and management of your trademark portfolio. This includes assessing the strengths and weaknesses of potential marks, performing a trademark search to determine if your mark conflicts with others in the marketplace, registering and maintaining your mark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and assisting with international registration.
Confidentiality, Noncompete, and Nondisclosure Agreements
Effective agreements related to intellectual property are a critical component for many businesses, and allow you to protect the brand and the client base you have built. Our IP Group is experienced in enhancing the value of your trademarks and copyrights through effective licensing agreements. We also provide protection of your assets through confidentiality, noncompete, and nondisclosure agreements.
Intellectual Property Litigation
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