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Much more than the province of dotcoms and e-businesses, intellectual property assets can underpin the success of clients in virtually any industry. Tonkon Torp attorneys are skilled in the law of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and patents, and enjoy helping their clients develop, protect and strategically exploit those assets. Our intellectual property practice encompasses the full range of counseling and compliance services, as well as litigation expertise.

Counseling and Transactions

Tonkon Torp attorneys help clients at all stages of growth on strategies for protecting and leveraging intellectual property assets. We assist in the protection and preservation of intellectual property, and negotiate and structure transactions to help clients generate revenue from intellectual property assets. Our intellectual property counseling and transaction practice includes:
  • Identifying and protecting trademarks, service marks and copyrights.
  • Negotiating technology transfer and licensing agreements relating to patents, trademarks, know-how and copyrighted works.
  • Negotiating software development and licensing agreements.
  • Developing copyright compliance programs, including with respect to open source code.
  • Performing due diligence of intellectual property assets in merger and acquisition transactions.
  • Protecting inventions, creations and trade secrets through intellectual property assignments, nondisclosure and non-compete agreements.
  • Developing privacy policies.

Intellectual Property Litigation

Our Intellectual Property Litigation lawyers have decades of experience defending disputes through negotiation, litigation, mediation or arbitration.  For more information about Tonkon Torp's Intellectual Property Litigation practice, click here.