Intellectual Property

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The Intellectual Property Group at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus is dedicated to providing sophisticated intellectual property counsel to domestic and international clients having a technology base or a need for trademark and copyright counsel. Several members of the Group have a background in a broad range of engineering and sciences, including chemical, biochemical, biotechnology, electrical, mechanical and computer software and hardware. Nine members of the group are registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The services that we provide include:

Preparation and Prosecution of Patent, Trademark and Copyright Applications

  • All phases of practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Copyright Office
  • All phases of international practice through a worldwide network of attorneys and agents

Domestic and International Transactions

  • Licensing
  • Joint Ventures
  • Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Due Diligence
  • Secrecy/Non-Disclosure
  • Consulting

Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

  • Infringement and Validity
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Breach of Contract

Counseling

  • Infringement, Validity and Related Opinions
  • Enforcement and Exploitation of Proprietary Rights
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Research, Planning and Technology Protection
  • New Product Introduction

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