Strategic and Committed Intellectual Property Protection

The mechanical/industrial space is broad in scope and vast in impact. From developing electrical connectors to testing advances in optics, our clients are engaged in industries that are vital to everyday life. As barriers to market entry continue to fall, companies need to safeguard their innovations and intellectual property. We meet this challenge with a cost-effective, pragmatic approach. We understand the pressures our clients face, and we have the expertise to create strategies that maximize the value of their IP portfolios, effectively and efficiently.

Our attorneys and legal professionals have expertise across a wide range of mechanical and industrial innovations, from imaging and control systems to sensors and communications systems. Prior to entering the field of law, several members of our team worked as in-house engineers engaged in cutting-edge research and development.

Our Approach Includes

  • Provide strategic analysis of commercially important IP assets, from advanced fabrication technologies to novel consumer electronics.
  • Work with clients to develop effective patent strategies to capitalize on IP investments.
  • Analyze and prioritize core technology elements to focus patent filings on the most valuable and protectable IP assets.
  • Counsel clients regarding patentability of their product designs.
  • Provide comprehensive IP support—from preparing and negotiating non-disclosure and consulting agreements to advising on licensing and joint development agreements and acquisitions/divestitures.
  • Protect valuable brands with strategic trademark counseling, clearance, and portfolio management.

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