Intellectual property is the fastest growing practice area within Armstrong Teasdale as we continue to expand the firm’s ability to protect our clients’ copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and business plans. In, fact we’ve been recognized by Intellectual Property Today as one of the nation’s top patent firms.
Many of our professionals in the intellectual property services area have Ph.D.s in chemical, biotech, electrical and mechanical areas, and understand the complex inventions and ideas they advocate. They guard those innovations by prosecuting patent applications and conducting patentability, non-infringement, and validity studies. Some of the world’s leading companies choose us to develop and manage their patent portfolios, run due diligence studies related to acquisitions and provide infringement investigation services.
For those clients who need technology and licensing assistance, we help select and screen new trade and service marks, as well as trade names. Our services including registering, maintaining and guarding their marks worldwide on works that range from visual arts to computer programs.
If litigation is necessary, our experienced trial lawyers are prepared to take and defend a full range of intellectual property cases in both state and federal courts. We assist clients in all stages of litigation including seeking and defending temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and ex-parte seizures.