With decades of patent experience, patent prosecution has been the core practice of Larson Newman since its inception. We specialize in preparing and prosecuting patent applications for electronic, computer, and software inventions. Individually, our practitioners cover integrated circuits, computer hardware, networking, telecommunication, video, and software technologies. We also have practitioners with extensive skills in biomedical instrumentation, chemical arts, and mechanical arts.
We are experts in all phases of preparation and prosecution, including appeals and post-grant review procedures under the new America Invents Act. Our proficiency applies to other USPTO proceedings such as reexamination, interference, and reissue procedures. We also serve as local agents to manage U.S. national stage PCT filings. The depth of our technical resources and extensive legal experience provide our clients with adept capabilities in the prosecution and post-grant phases of the patent process.
Larson Newman attorneys regularly counsel clients in a variety of intellectual property matters. We have extensive experience in identifying strategies to protect or defend our clients' rights. The firm’s skill stems from decades of litigation and prosecution experience. We analyze IP portfolios for both offensive and defensive purposes. Opinions, landscape studies, patent mining, due diligence, IP clearance, and freedom to operate counseling are among other counseling services we provide.
The combination of Larson Newman’s seasoned legal experience and broad technical expertise provides formidable depth in the quality of our IP counseling services.
Our attorneys’ experience includes many years of handling intellectual property litigation. We defend or represent clients in patent litigation, trademark litigation, or third-party representations in IP suits. Larson Newman professionals are also experts in administrative, litigation-type proceedings before the USPTO, many of which now require phases of discovery and motion practice similar to federal litigation.
We usually handle litigation matters ourselves and team up with trusted counsel from other firms when the situation is appropriate
In connection with our counseling work, we are also experienced in representing our clients in technology transactions. Larson Newman attorneys have experience negotiating license agreements, joint development agreements, and other technology transfer agreements.
Larson Newman helps clients to file for trademark protection and enforce and defend trademark rights. We are experienced in representing clients for all phases of trademark prosecution. We also handle trademark disputes before the USPTO, including trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.
Trade secret and copyright counseling is a service Larson Newman provides to clients to assist them in protecting their rights to information. We counsel on the registration of copyrights and protection and enforcement through litigation and licensing. We can also assist with strategies to protect trade secrets.