Services

Legal Expertise

Global Utility Patent Procurement

  • Application Preparation – Domestic and International
  • Prosecution - Domestic and International
  • Examiner Interviews
  • PCT Filings
  • National Stage Filings
  • Coordination of Prosecution in Foreign Jurisdictions

Industrial Design Protection

  • Preparation and Prosecution of Design Patents
  • Strategies for Integrating with Utility Patent Protection

Strategic IP Portfolio Development & Management

  • Patentability Search & Analysis
  • Freedom to Operate; Validity; Infringement; and Patentability
  • White Space Determination/Identification Competitor Monitoring
  • Joint Research & Development Agreements
  • Acquisitions
  • Blocking Patents
  • Inventorship Analysis
  • Global Prosecution Strategies

 Post-Grant Practice

  • Reissue
  • Ex Parte Reexamination
  • Inter Partes Reexamination
  • Post-Grant Review Proceedings (PGR)
  • Inter Partes Review Proceedings (IPR)
  • Covered Business Method Review Proceedings (CBMR)

 Practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)

  • Patent Application Appeals
  • Ex Parte Reexamination
  • Inter Partes Reexamination
  • Post-Grant Review Proceedings (PGR)
  • Inter Partes Review Proceedings (IPR)
  • Covered Business Method Review Proceedings (CBMR)

Opinions

Due Diligence Investigations

  • Audits
  • Negotiations
  • Rights Licensing

 Trademarks

 

Technical Expertise

Biotechnology

  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical

Chemistry

  • Polymers
  • Catalysts
  • Automotive Technologies
  • Nanochemistry

Computer Science

  • Business Methods
  • Networking
  • Database Systems
  • Computer Hardware/Software
  • Internet-Related Inventions
  • Mobile Devices
  • Automotive Technologies
  • Electric Automobile Technologies

Design Patents

  • Consumer Appliances
  • Graphic User Interfaces

Electrical Engineering

  • Wireless Communication
  • Cellular Communication
  • Satellite Communication
  • Control Systems
  • Consumer Appliances
    • Vacuums
    • Ovens
    • Air Purifiers
    • Water Heaters

Mechanical Engineering

  • Laboratory Instrumentation
  • Automotive Systems
  • Electro-mechanical