Intellectual Property

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. has considerable experience in the area of intellectual property, including litigation, transactions and counseling in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. We have solicited thousands of patents and trademark registrations, both domestic and foreign, in a wide range of disciplines; prepared thousands of patentability, trademark availability, infringement and validity opinions; negotiated and prepared hundreds of license and other technology related agreements; and litigated hundreds of cases involving patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition and trade secret matters.

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Our lawyers are also experienced in managing all types of intellectual property portfolios and counseling on infringement avoidance. We regularly teach major aspects of intellectual property at nationally recognized law schools and organizations. In addition, our lawyers provide opinions and recommendations to in-house general counsel and intellectual property counsel on issues involving both intellectual property matters and related areas of law and business.

Our experience includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Patents

  • Trademarks

  • Unfair Competition

  • Copyrights

  • Trade Secrets

  • Litigation

  • Licensing/Agreements

  • Advertising/Marketing

  • Infringement and Validity Opinions and Counseling

  • Product Clearance

  • Infringement Avoidance

  • Portfolio Management

  • Complex Machinery/Conveyors

  • Machine and Hand Tools/Equipment

  • Agricultural Equipment

  • Automotive Components

  • Commercial and Consumer Products

  • Optical Filters

  • Coin-Operated Equipment

  • Electronic Musical Instruments

  • Chemistry

  • Biotechnology

  • Medical, Dental and Prosthetic Devices and Methods

  • Paints and Coatings

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Nanotechnologies

  • Semiconductors

  • Water Treatment

  • Solvent Recovery Systems

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Software and Business Methods

  • Computer Engineering