To create, acquire, enforce, and defend Intellectual Property (IP) rights is the cornerstone of many business enterprises. Palo Alto Legal Group, P.C. represents numerous closely-held private businesses, family-owned enterprises, high technology entrepreneurial start-ups in all aspects of IP law. We provide strategic counseling, manage the full range of IP transactions, and engage in prosecution and litigation when needed to ensure our clients are ahead of their competition.
Resources are properly allocated and managed to avoid unnecessary expenditure and increase efficiency. Our attorneys can play a vital role in identifying and eliminating hidden costs from litigation budgets.
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets
Our attorneys are registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and have experience prosecuting, litigating, and counseling domestic patent rights in the mechanical, biomechanical, chemical, electrical and software sectors. We also have experience in drafting and negotiating patent rights contracts such as licensing agreements, research and development agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc.
Our attorneys have experience prosecuting, litigating, and counseling trademark and service mark rights. We meticulously protect our clients’ business images, technology, brands and names and regularly counsel business entities to capture domain names, trademarks, trade secrets, and service marks.
We also represent individuals and businesses in related IP conflicts involving piracy, cyber-squatting, identity thefts and counterfeiting. Leveraging our experience to obtain mutually beneficial license terms, we attempt to avoid protracted, expensive Intellectual Property litigation. We are well-versed in copyright and trade secret counseling and litigation and are aware of the challenges in protecting copyrighted materials and maintaining trade secrets in today’s rapidly fusing international economy.
Our attorneys recognize the confidential and sensitive nature of information being handled and aggressively work towards protecting our clients’ copyrighted and trade secret assets.