Our lawyers represent clients before all federal agencies responsible for intellectual property matters, including the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the U.S. Copyright Office. The firm also has extensive experience in federal district court litigation, appellate practice and arbitration.
Through our participation in such organizations as the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), the International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (ITCTLA), the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA), and the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT), we continually enhance our expertise and ability to offer clients excellent legal counsel.
We assist clients with a wide range of intellectual property matters including:
- Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and licensing litigation before administrative agencies and in federal and state courts nationwide;
- Intellectual property agreement preparation and negotiation, for example concerning licenses;
- Recording intellectual property rights with CBP and interfacing with the agency to prevent infringing products from being imported into the United States; and
- IP and trade public policy and government relations.
Specific Benefits to Clients:
Extensive experience in intellectual property matters enables us to offer the full range of enforcement options and assistance that companies and individuals require in the competitive global market place. The firm's intellectual property attorneys have held positions with various government agencies including the ITC and USPTO.