We provide our clients with a broad range of intellectual property law services, including:

  • Copyright and trademark counseling, clearance, prosecution, and registration.
  • Licensing of all forms of intellectual property, including patents and trade secrets.
  • Preparing and negotiating tailored proprietary restrictions in confidentiality, consulting, employment, non-compete, and software agreements.
  • Working with international counsel to obtain, maintain, license, and enforce all types of intellectual property rights in countries around the world.
  • Conducting audits for clients to assess what intellectual property assets they have and what policies and agreements they should put in place to protect, maintain, and enhance those assets.
  • Litigating intellectual property issues in the federal and state courts.
  • Handling administrative proceedings before the United States Copyright Office and United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Franchise-related counseling, including preparation and registration of franchise-disclosure and related documents in states where required.
  • Counseling and protection with respect to domain names, including handling domain-name disputes.

Our attorneys conduct on-site seminars for clients, professional organizations, and trade associations on topics such as:

  • Copyright, patent, trade secret, and trademark ownership, licensing, and infringement issues.
  • Intellectual property issues associated with use of the Internet.
  • Protecting trade secrets and other proprietary rights.
  • Developing and maintaining rights in data and other information.

We also regularly provide our clients with summaries and advice about the latest statutes and cases involving intellectual property issues, including by quarterly publication of the firm’s Tech Law Letter.

Links to Intellectual Property Resources on the Web

For more information about our Intellectual Property practice, please contact the Group Leader, Timothy J. Lockhart, at (757) 628-5582, or via email at tlockhart@wilsav.com.

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