When it comes to your business, success means prioritizing growth, and your organization’s intellectual property (IP) should help drive it. We are our clients’ secret weapon in the boardroom and the courtroom for IP litigation, licensing, monetization and strategic portfolio development. Our global intellectual property practice includes more than 100 lawyers and professionals who offer a mix of business savvy and technical skills to help achieve success for our clients.
However, a return on your IP investment is hardly guaranteed these days. Product lifecycles are short, competition is fierce and reputations can be won or lost at the push of a social media button. Not to mention, an increasingly complex web of international laws and regulations, judicial decisions and new legislation poses a constant challenge.
So, whether you’re building the next iconic brand, protecting game-changing new technology or creating new revenue streams from your established IP assets, our team can help you achieve your business goals at every stage of the IP lifecycle.
Patents are the foundation of your brand and products. To protect and manage your innovations, our team develops strategies that fully leverage your IP assets and give you a strategic advantage in the competitive market.
The IP litigation market has grown increasingly complex and more competitive, and it’s more important than ever to have a comprehensive protection and enforcement strategy for your IP assets. As trusted advisors, McDermott’s IP litigation team can help you maintain your market position and maximize your investment in core patents and products.
Trademark Prosecution, Counseling and Enforcement
Selecting the right brand name is critical for companies bringing a new product or service to market. We partner with clients from the earliest stages of product development to search and file for brand names globally. We are also well-equipped to partner with your in-house legal and marketing teams to enhance your current brand and offer counsel on potential new brands and markets.
IP Transactions and Licensing
With decades of combined experience performing IP due diligence on acquisitions, investments and IP asset purchases of all deal sizes (from $1 million to $70 billion), we collaborate with colleagues in our Transactional Group to provide scalable solutions that are tailored to your business needs and budgetary constraints.
Drive growth to your bottom line. We develop programs for in-house legal departments to commercialize and license their IP assets. We will help you derive income from your dormant IP assets and act as a profit center, not a cost center.