Protect it! IP provides intellectual property and contract-based legal counseling... more
Protect it! IP provides intellectual property and contract-based legal counseling for technology companies. Our international practice focuses on merging legal counseling with economics and marketing. We’re in the business of making our clients money through their technology, and particularly protecting their technology from competitor theft and copying.
I advise clients to protect theirIP assets and manage their IP risksin the... more
I advise clients to protect theirIP assets and manage their IP risksin the commercial marketplace, with an emphasis on patent transactional issues such as patent procurement, product clearance, due diligence of IP assets, the changing legal landscape in view of the America Invents Act, and IP-related agreements including licensing, joint development, cooperative research agreements, supply agre... view profile
Sunjeev Sikand focuses his practice on patent counseling, prosecution, and... more
Sunjeev Sikand focuses his practice on patent counseling, prosecution, and adversarial proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has drafted over 100 patent applications for U.S. clients, prosecuted several hundred U.S. and foreign utility applications, and provided opinions of counsel on non-infringement and invalidity issues. He possesses extensive experience developing pa... view profile
John W. Ryan served as a presiding officer at the 8th Annual Advanced Patent Law... more
John W. Ryan served as a presiding officer at the 8th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute sponsored by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, George Mason University School of Law and the University of Texas School of Law (January 24-25, 2013) at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA. John W. Ryan served as a Presiding Officer at the 7th, 6th, and 5th Annual Ad... view profile
People who invent unique products and processes need patent prosecution attorneys to apply for government protection of their inventions. Patent application lawyers are uniquely qualified to file your patents with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, as they know what to file to show the unique quality of your invention and can clarify precisely why it differs from other similar patented inventions. The process is complex and a patent prosecution attorney usually has a related technical background. For example, a patent application attorney working on new cancer drugs may have a microbiology degree, or one working on new operating systems may have a computer science degree.
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