We evaluate its clients’ products to ensure they do not infringe patents held by others. During this process we perform an in-depth study of relevant patents within the specified field in order to assess scope of coverage, validity and enforceability.
Through our efforts, your company will have the utmost confidence that its new product does not infringe patents of others. If necessary, we will suggest alternative product features to alleviate infringement concerns.
Additionally, we assist clients in monetizing intellectual property rights, through enforcement and licensing.
Representative services relating to client counseling include:
- Patent infringement and validity opinions
- Right to Use evaluations
- Patent avoidance designs
- Licensing of intellectual property assets
With patent infringement suits frequently being filed in venues which would normally not be proper, but for long-arm statutes exercising personal jurisdiction, this recent ruling stands to have a significant impact.
While design patents are an important piece of intellectual property protection, the contours of damages that can be sought based on infringement of a design patent can be confusing and easily misunderstood. Below is an outline of what damages can be sought for infringement of a design patent.
Amazon takes on counterfeiters for the first time in its 20 year history. Here are the details you need to know.
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One of the primary requirements for trademark registration is that the mark is “Use in Commerce”, or that the mark was used in commerce in connection with a good or service for which it is being registered. The exact definition of the extent of “use” required was vague however.