Akerman serves clients worldwide in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and Internet matters. Our lawyers are experienced counselors representing clients in all aspects of intellectual property litigation, intellectual property licensing, intellectual property transactions and due diligence, and entertainment and sports issues.
Our goal is to help clients maximize the value of their intellectual property portfolios. We consistently develop creative strategies that achieve optimum results for clients' intellectual property matters.
|Serve as primary point of contact for senior management, brand managers, in-house counsel, technology transfer professionals, and inventors|
|Deliver on-site training regarding brand management, policing and enforcement of intellectual property rights|
|Negotiate licensing and distribution agreements, and intellectual property acquisition documents|
|Assist intellectual property owners and venture capitalists on whether to and how to proceed with potential transactions by assessing the validity and enforceability of the intellectual property rights in technology, brands, and trade secrets, and by assessing freedom to operate|
|Represent patent, trademark and copyright applicants before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Copyright Office|
|Litigate efficiently and effectively all facets of intellectual property disputes, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and related contract and antitrust disputes|
|Preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications|
|Preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign copyright applications, including protection of architectural designs, computer software, literary works, musical works and visual art|
|Trade secret protection, and trade secret enforcement through agreements and litigation|
|Internet issues, including procurement of patent, trademark and copyright protection for website content, drafting and negotiation of co-branding agreements, litigation of civil actions and arbitrations involving domain name disputes, online license agreements, preparation and drafting of Internet usage and privacy policies, and website development agreements|
|All facets of intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and related contract and antitrust disputes|
|U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Litigation - Intellectual Property category|