Here in the Bay Area, we live among innovative companies that are reinventing the way we live. Those same companies are pushing boundaries daily and the legal system is struggling to catch up.  That presents a challenge the team at Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP is uniquely equipped to handle.

Whether you need to protect your intellectual property through licensing or registration, or defend yourself against an infringement claim, our knowledgeable attorneys can help.

We represent individuals and businesses, as plaintiffs or defendants, in intellectual property litigation matters, including:

    • Trademark infringement
    • Copyright infringement
    • Trade secret theft and disclosure
    • Patent infringement
    • Licensing and royalty matters
    • Executive compensation, non-compete and solicitation agreements

Our attorneys will work with you at any stage of your intellectual property issue; be it creation/implementation of your intellectual property portfolio, registration of your trademark and copyrights, development of a corporate trade secret program, or defending or prosecuting your intellectual property rights in court or before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, or in the Federal Court system.

We will help you explore options for protecting your intellectual property and perform the due diligence necessary to minimize your own risk of infringement. Our attorneys have registered literally hundreds of trademarks and copyrightable material with the appropriate government authorities and we offer flat rate pricing for these services. We also regularly represent clients in proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP will help you make the right moves.