What we do: We provide advice and services related to national and international intellectual property.
Whom we serve: We serve innovative universities, globally active corporations, sophisticated research institutes, and entrepreneurial individuals.
Who we are: We have large-firm experience yet provide the economies of a small firm. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in all California courts, Federal courts for the Central District of California, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Where we are: We are located in Los Angeles.
Scope of services: Our firm helps clients develop patent strategies, pursue patent protection in the United States, oppose U.S. patents, and establish freedom-to-operate. We perform patent portfolio due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions. We negotiate and draft technology-related agreements such as purchase agreements, licenses, joint development agreements, non-disclosure agreements, sample agreements, inter-institutional agreements, and research agreements in a wide range of technologies. The firm has long established associates in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, and The United Kingdom.
The firm also has close familiarity with the special needs of early stage companies and routinely assists with University patent programs and technology transfer. We also offer our expertise in drafting opinions on the legal validity and infringement of intellectual property rights. We focus on the technical areas of organic and physical chemistry, materials science, medical devices, catalysts, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, agrochemicals, foodstuffs, photochemistry, petrochemicals, polymers, clean technology, and many types of devices.
We are also well versed in patent infringement litigation. We advise clients when they wish to monetize their patents and we can negotiate license agreements on their behalf. With a network of top ranked associate firms in more than 20 countries, we can meet all your U. S. and international intellectual property needs.
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