Our Intellectual Property and Technology practice covers a broad range of legal services and areas, including trademark and copyright registration, patent prosecution, licensing agreements, infringement actions, Intellectual Property litigation, and Data
Privacy counseling. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, our firm is well positioned to represent clients with their Intellectual Property needs, including litigation in Intellectual Property infringement disputes.
A trade secret refers to a “formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, or process” or other information that is: (a) not generally known within the particular industry or the public; (b) economically valuable because it is not
disclosed to the public; and (c) is subject to reasonable efforts to maintain its secrecy such that its existence or content is not revealed. The firm advises, counsels, and defends clients regarding trade secret misappropriation
issues, particularly those involving claims of unfair competition.
Trademark and Copyright
A trademark may include a word, phrase, logo design, or a combination of these elements to help consumers identify and differentiate sources of goods and services in commerce. Copyrights, on the other hand, protect original works of authorship including
literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. Our firm carefully identifies our clients' intellectual property and helps develop innovative
ways to ensure that our clients' marks, creative works, and other materials are protected. We also provide services for licensing trademarks and copyrights to help clients reap the maximum benefit from our clients' Intellectual
Property assets or through the licensing of other entities' assets.
Our firm provides legal services for filing various types of patent applications such as design and utility provisional and non-provisional applications. In addition, our firm provides patent application management, in particular, patent prosecution services
for filed patent applications. In addition to prosecuting patent applications, we also provide a full range of portfolio-management services. We work with our client's business needs to help our clients decide which inventions
to patent, which jurisdictions they should seek patent protection, and how long they should maintain such patents. To meet the financial constraints of many organizations, our firm offers high-end patent services for competitive
Licensing Intellectual Property provides companies with an opportunity to generate additional revenue streams and form partnerships with other innovative companies in industry. We help our clients establish licensing programs such as patent and technology
transfer ventures and software and data licensing initiatives for various distribution channels. We work diligently with clients to identify evidence of infringement and quantify infringement exposure. Once a licensing
program is established, our firm actively participates in the licensing process to aid clients in resolving any infringement matters.