Intellectual Property Law, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law

Rudman Winchell offers our clients comprehensive intellectual property law services, including assisting our clients with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. We evaluate intellectual property rights and advise as to the best means for protecting and exploiting those rights. Rudman Winchell Intellectual property attorneys offer preparation and filing of patent applications and trademark and copyright registrations, non-disclosure agreements and work-for-hire contracts, and licensing and assignment agreements. We analyze infringement claims and prosecute and defend infringement lawsuits. Our intellectual property lawyers also assist clients with international intellectual property issues.

Representative Services

  • Analysis of patentability
  • Analysis of authorship and ownership rights in copyrighted works
  • Prior art patent searches
  • Prior art trademark searches
  • Freedom of use opinions
  • Preparation, filing, and prosecution of patent applications
  • Preparation and filing of applications for registration of trademarks and copyrights
  • Opposition defense of pending trademark applications
  • Maintenance of patents and registered trademarks
  • International patent, trademark, and copyright protection
  • Assignment agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Work-for hire agreements
  • Legal research
  • Public domain analysis
  • Analysis of infringement claims
  • Cease and desist letters and responses
  • Infringement litigation