Patent Prosecution & Counseling

Capabilities

We are experts at litigating corporate and Intellectual Property matters in Federal and State courts, developing patent strategies, filing applications, managing appeals, enforcing and defending rights. We help our clients create intellectual property to protect their business interests, and help those in arts and entertainment with copyright, distribution, and IP agreements.

Patents

Patent Stategy Counseling
Patent Application Preparation
Patent Prosecution
Patent Appeals
Patent opinions – freedom to operate, patentablity
Patent Litigation
PTAB: Inter Partes Reviews, Post Grant Reviews, patent challenger and defense
Hatch-Waxman opinion letters and counseling
Trademarks
Trademark/market strategy counseling
Trademark filing and prosecution
Trademark appeals
Trademark litigation
Copyrights
Copyright counseling
Copyright filing
Copyright litigation
Trade Secrets
Trade secret counseling
IP Agreements
Confidentiality agreements
License agreements
Litigation

Corporate Law

Angel and venture capital financing
Mergers & acquisitions
Strategic alliances, joint ventures and other partnering transactions
Debt/loan transactions
Leveraged buy-outs
Sales of businesses
Joint ventures
Private equity investments
Corporate governance
Private placements
Restructurings and reorganizations
Venture capital financing
Investment fund formation
Corporate Counsel
Startup counseling
Formation of corporations, LLC’s and other entities, and preparation of related documentation
Restricted Stock Purchase Agreements and other founder agreements
IP agreements, including IP assignments, licensing, confidential information, inventions, terms of service, use and privacy policy
Employment and consulting agreements
Stock option plans and related documentation
Commercial contracts, including services agreements, partnering agreements, vendor/supplier and reseller agreements
Structuring of equity ownership, including vesting issues
Corporate governance, including board of director matters and stockholders’/voting agreements
Trademark advice and registration
Arts and Entertainment
Advertising, promotions and branded entertainment
Production, distribution and development
Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances
Financing
Digital content distribution and licensing
Talent agreements
Litigation and dispute resolution
Guild- and union-related labor issues, including SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, Teamsters and IATSE agreements