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Intellectual Property Practice

Our IP practice encompasses patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing services and domain name dispute resolution. Our patent and trademark services are highlighted below.

Patent services

  • Patentability opinions
  • Preparation and prosecution of utility, ornamental design and business method patent applications (U.S. and international)
  • Freedom to operate opinions
  • Patent infringement, patent invalidity and related opinions, litigation and counseling
  • IP Audits and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
  • Negotiation of intellectual property licenses and the sale/purchase of intellectual property assets
  • Litigation of intellectual property matters involving imported goods before the US International Trade Commission (Section 337 Investigations)
  • Strategies for responding to patent trolls
  • Advice and counsel on how the America Invents Act of 2011 will affect patent owners, inventors and the process for registering new patents.

Trademark services

  • Selection, acquisition and clearing of marks, including advising clients on the availability of marks and the timing and procedures for acquiring marks from others
  • Registration of trademarks, service marks, certification marks, collective marks and collective membership marks in the US and globally
  • Protection, policing and enforcement of trademark rights, including prosecution and defense of trademark infringement claims
  • Border intervention/confiscation, injunctions to keep counterfeit products off the market and global strategies for building and protecting a company's brand
  • Representation of clients in opposing the registration of marks similar to their own, and in the cancellation of marks that have been abandoned misused or obtained through fraud, and which stand in the way of a client seeking to register a mark
  • Commercial exploitation of marks, including the licensing, assignment and sale of marks and the use of marks as collateral for loans
  • Advising clients on extending their marks to new products and services and into new industries and fields of business

Contact Information

If you would like more information on Cameron LLP's Intellectual Property Practice and how we may be of service to you, please contact:

Stephen L. Humphrey, Executive Committee chair and head of Cameron LLP's Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice
Phone: 202-293-3529 or E-mail: shumphrey@CameronLLP.com

Thomas E. Skilton, Managing Partner
Phone: 202-293-3543 or E-mail: tskilton@CameronLLP.com

Thomas H. Jackson, leader of Cameron LLP's Patent Practice Group
Phone: 202-293-3559 or E-mail: tjackson@CameronLLP.com

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