Practice Areas

Transactional Practice

We provide services in structuring, drafting and negotiating intellectual property and e-commerce transactions.  The firm assists clients with intellectual property licensing, marketing and distribution agreements, franchising, advertising and entertainment arrangements.  In addition, the transactional practice has substantial experience with e-commerce and Internet related transactions, including agreements for website development and hosting, co-branding, Internet-based services and content licensing.

Prosecution Practice

Professionals of the firm are licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  This aspect of the practice primarily involves the preparation and prosecution of applications for patents, trademarks and copyrights in the United States and foreign countries.  The firm has expertise in the fields of chemical and pharmaceutical patent practice in addition to electrical and semiconductor technologies.  We have been recognized for our skill and experience in the areas of:  biotechnology; organic electronics; semiconductor design, manufacture and testing; nanotechnology; and biomedical innovations.

Client Counseling

Counseling clients regarding intellectual property rights is another part of the firm’s practice.  This includes performing due diligence investigations and rendering professional opinions on patent infringement and validity in addition to trademark and servicemark infringement.  The firm also provides advice on the selection, design and use of marks as well as recommendations on the protection of inventions, trade secrets and copyrightable subject matter.