Patents & Trademarks

        Protecting your intellectual property is important in creating barriers to entry for competitors, establishing brand recognition for your products and services, building worth in your business, and maximizing the monetary value of your creations.

 

        We have a broad range of experience helping individual inventors, start-up and early-stage companies, and Fortune 500 companies secure, license, and enforce their patents, trademarks, and copyrights. We manage intellectual property portfolios ranging from a single patent or trademark to well over 200 patents and trademarks.
 
Our experience in handled intellectual property matters extends to:
 

  • Patent Application Preparation and Prosecution –
    International & Domestic
  • Patent & Trademark Searches
  • Appealing final rejections to the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Trademark Registration Applications and Renewals – International & Domestic
  • Copyright Application Filings
  • Negotiating Book Deals
  • Intellectual Property License Agreements
  • Legal Opinions on patentability of potential inventions &
    validity of issued patents
  • Legal Opinions on trademark infringement
  • Patent, Trademark, and Copyright infringement and
    litigation matters
  • Negotiating settlements in patent infringement litigation
  • Trademark Use and Co-Existence Agreements
  • Lanham Act Violations
  • Intellectual Property Ownership and Assignment Issues
  • Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Patent and Trademark litigation
  • Trade Secret Matters
  • Counterfeiting and Grey Market Goods
  • Maintenance of patent & trademark portfolios

 
        Properly protecting your intellectual property can be tricky. For example, merely telling a friend or co-worker about a potential invention can jeopardize your ability to ever receive a patent. If you have an idea and you want to protect it, call Wooten so we can help guide you through the process.
 

Patents & Trademarks