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Intellectual Property

Your inventions fascinate us. Your work is meaningful to us. Much’s Intellectual Property attorneys will help protect your ownership rights to these assets and prepare you for future success and growth.

Intellectual Property

Across a wide range of industries, Much’s Intellectual Property team assists clients in protecting, enforcing, and utilizing their intellectual property both domestically and internationally. Our attorneys, admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, provide the broad strength and depth of representation needed to manage your IP assets.

IP services in the context of a full-service platform.

Every industry relies on or relates to IP. If you have a brand, or if you are creating or selling something, you are in the IP business. We regularly consult and work collaboratively with our colleagues in other Much practices, such as Startups & Venture Capital, Corporate & Finance, M&A, Health Care, and Construction. Whatever a company’s specific IP issue or opportunity, it receives the benefit of this seamless approach, which helps us see businesses in their entirety.

  • Contracts and licenses: Our team handles all aspects of patent, trademark, and copyright transactions.
  • Copyrights: We advise on everything from licensing agreements to infringement disputes.
  • Corporate transactions: We handle due diligence reviews of IP assets, guide clients through compliance with state and federal regulations concerning franchise sales, and advise lenders in perfecting and foreclosing on security interests in IP.
  • IP litigation: Our attorneys represent clients in disputes involving patents, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets, antitrust, unfair competition, violation of noncompete agreements, and dealer and distributor termination.
  • IP portfolio management: We work on competitive assessments, evaluation of underlying business and technical strategies, and portfolio creation.
  • Technology Law: We provide deep experience to our clients for transactions in a broad range of technology, including software agreements and general IT agreements. Our attorneys negotiate and prepare technology development agreements and intellectual property licenses and transfers, provide strategic guidance on technology transactions, and negotiate and draft various e-commerce agreements.
  • Non-fungible tokens: Our attorneys advise on rights, obligations, and regulations.
  • Patents: We counsel on protecting innovative technologies in the U.S. and worldwide.
  • Trademarks, branding, and trade dress: We advise on trademarks, branding, and trade dress throughout the U.S. and worldwide.
  • Sweepstakes and contests: We counsel on compliance in terms of form and content.
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets: We represent businesses in regard to antitrust laws, unfair competition, and trade secret disputes.

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