We provide comprehensive legal services for all aspects of securing, monetizing and preserving exclusive IP rights.
In today’s world, establishing and preserving exclusive IP rights is becoming both increasingly difficult and increasingly important. As more entrepreneurs, companies and institutions seek to claim their share of the marketplace, and as the global online economy continues to present new challenges for controlling the use of trademarks, creative media, inventions and proprietary data, IP owners are increasingly finding it necessary to take an all-encompassing approach to securing their intangible assets in the U.S. and abroad.
The Six Stages of IP Protection
At AdamsIP, we take a systematic approach to all aspects of helping our clients secure, monetize and preserve their exclusive IP rights. In doing so, we focus on all six major stages of IP protection:
Prior to adopting a new trademark or claiming a novel technology as your own, it is necessary to conduct clearance research. The steps involved depend on the type of IP at issue; but, in all cases, the focus needs to be on ensuring that you, your company or your institution has standing to claim exclusivity.
Trademarks, copyrights and patents all can – and should – be registered at the federal level. Registration affords the maximum protection available, and in some cases it can provide access to important additional remedies and other benefits as well. We file trademark, copyright and patent registrations on behalf of our clients in the U.S. and abroad.
After filing an initial trademark or patent registration application, it is necessary to continue to shepherd the application through the USPTO’s registration process. Frequently, it will be necessary to submit additional information and/or overcome issues raised by the USPTO’s examiner or a third-party challenger. We handle all aspects of the registration process on behalf of our clients, and we have deep experience resolving all types of registration-related issues.
When seeking to monetize IP assets, it is critical to ensure that all necessary legal protections are in place. We provide drafting, negotiation and advisory services for licensing, sale and other IP transactions, and we assist our clients with marketing and other issues as well.
Preserving IP rights requires ongoing monitoring. If a third party is using your company’s or institution’s trademark, copyright, patent or trade secret without authorization, you need to know about it—and you need to take appropriate responsive action as soon as possible.
As an IP owner, you must be prepared to enforce your exclusive rights when necessary. At AdamsIP, we represent our clients in all types of IP enforcement matters, from infringement and counterfeiting litigation to third-party attempts to cancel our clients’ USPTO registrations.
Schedule a Free Initial Consultation at AdamsIP
At AdamsIP, we are passionate about helping our clients protect and get the most out of their IP assets. If you would like to learn more about what we do, we encourage you to get in touch. To schedule a free and confidential consultation at your convenience, please call 251-289-9787 or contact us online today.