Startup companies and entrepreneurs often face significant risk and liability with respect to Intellectual Property (IP) on their path to success. Intellectual property issues arise regularly in business, particularly with startups companies, and if not addressed, permanent loss of IP rights or exposure to potential litigation may arise. McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP can help maximize opportunities while minimizing risk and liability with respect to IP issues by assisting startup companies and entrepreneurs in avoiding common pitfalls while protecting and enhancing their IP assets.
At McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, we work to obtain broad and comprehensive protection for our clients’ intellectual property, enhancing value through the application of our technological and legal expertise. Our practice areas encompass all aspects of intellectual property law – including litigation, prosecution, and counseling; as well as copyright, patent, trade secrets, and trademark, unfair competition and advertising law.
Each of our experienced attorneys is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. We negotiate patent licenses and help our clients establish and manage patent portfolios worldwide. Our core technical competency is extensive. Our attorneys have practical industry experience in a number of technological disciplines and product categories including cannabis, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, chemical, electrical, mechanical and materials, medical device and diagnostics, software and business methods, and telecommunications.
At MBHB, we know high-technology industries, and we know the law. We work with our clients to provide them with the benefit of our extensive knowledge and experience, so that they can rest assured that their technology assets are protected.