Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Employee Agreements
Preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications and international (PCT) patent applications; work with foreign associates to obtain patent protection outside the U.S.; perform invention novelty searches and opinions; infringement analysis; patent enforcement.
Trademark and service mark search searches and selection; business name and trade name selection; domain name selection; preparation and prosecution of applications to register U.S. and state trademarks and service marks; work with foreign associates to obtain protection of trademarks and service marks outside the U.S.; assist in enforcement of trademark rights.
Assist in the protection of copyrights in original works of authorship (software, literary, audiovisual pictorial works, etc.); registration of works (U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress); contracting for works made for hire; fair use analyses; assist in identifying and enforcing copyrights.
Assist in identifying, maintaining, and enforcing rights to trade secrets and technological know-how; drafting and analyzing non-disclosure agreements.
Assist in negotiating and drafting licensing agreements and assignment of intellectual property; due diligence for acquisitions.
Assist in analyzing, negotiating and drafting employee agreements covering rights to intellectual property, noncompete agreements, trade secret maintenance.