Trademarks

Our services include comprehensive counsel regarding trademark availability and registration, including:

  • performing clearance and registration searches and investigations to determine the prior use of marks

  • acquiring federal, state and foreign registration of trademarks and service marks, and defending registration opposition and cancellation proceedings

  • administering trademark watch services to detect similar trademark filings

  • performing opposition and cancellation proceedings

Copyrights

We assist clients building intellectual property protections that safeguard rights. We offer advice regarding:

  • protection of copyrighted material

  • protection of software and databases

  • copyright protection for online materials

  • registration of logos, designs and product packaging

  • use and licensing of open-source software

  • works for hire

  • joint authorship

  • ownership of works created by artificial intelligence

Corporate

Providing services and advice to startups, investors, and established companies regarding:

  • company formation

  • founder agreements, shareholder agreements, partnerships, and operating agreements

  • stock option plans and agreements

  • executive compensation agreements

  • commercial contracts

  • mergers and acquisitions

  • confidentiality agreements

  • intellectual property assignment agreements

  • consulting agreements

  • development agreements