Practicing Partners: Brian E. Bates and Howard M. Haenel

Your company’s intellectual property includes all creative assets that may be considered original or unique, including everything from the corporate brand or logo to the products, methods, and platforms that give your business its competitive advantage.

We apply our IP expertise to help entrepreneurs, inventors, corporations, and individuals properly secure and protect these types of creative advantages. We offer our legal expertise, industry awareness and experience, and applied knowledge of your business to advise you on how to properly monetize proprietary ideas, trade secrets, and technologies. We also offer essential guidance on how to proceed when those assets are unlawfully compromised.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Asset management
  • Brand audits
  • Copyright registration
  • Domain name registration
  • Due diligence
  • eCommerce
  • Infringement (copyright and trademark)
  • Licensing agreements
  • Litigation
  • Technology transfers
  • Trademark registration
  • Trade secret protection