Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Musick Peeler offers its clients a comprehensive range of intellectual property services. These include strategic planning and counseling, as well as the litigation and prosecution of patents, trademarks and copyrights in the United States and around the globe (in conjunction with a network of qualified foreign counsel).

The Intellectual Property Group assists clients in identifying intellectual property assets and in formulating strategies to protect and leverage those assets. When intellectual property litigation or other disputes occur, the firm's attorneys have the skills, technical backgrounds and resources to protect their clients' interests while seeking a favorable and cost effective resolution. Musick Peeler has extensive experience in all forms of dispute resolution, including trials and appeals in both federal and state courts, administrative proceedings, arbitrations and mediations. The firm also handles matters in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; and post-grant proceedings in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Musick Peeler represents a broad range of intellectual property clients comprising numerous large U.S. and multinational companies, as well as many mid-size and start-up enterprises. The Group's clients include universities, research institutions, charitable foundations, industrial and manufacturing concerns, technology companies, Internet enterprises, electronic businesses, telecommunications concerns, sporting goods and apparel companies, financial and insurance institutions and real estate businesses, in addition to franchisors and franchisees and clients involved in entertainment and sports, medical and health services, food and restaurants, and software development. We represent and advise clients on all aspects of intellectual property.

Trademarks
Patents
Copyright
Intellectual Property Litigation
Licensing
Internet 
IP Issues in Business Transactions
Trade Secrets
Domain Name Disputes