Godfrey & Kahn's Intellectual Property Practice Group has extensive knowledge and experience protecting our clients' intellectual property matters.
Our focus is on each client's business objectives, whether it is protecting intellectual property to attain or maintain industry leadership, establishing exclusivity in a market niche, or increasing company value. We assist our clients in recognizing their protectable rights and in formulating strategies to obtain, protect and commercialize their intellectual property, and we are able to rapidly coordinate the legal and technical resources and experience within our firm to assemble an experienced litigation team to enforce and defend our clients' rights.
Godfrey & Kahn assists in protecting the intellectual property rights of its clients' mechanical, electro-mechanical, electrical, electronic, computer- and biomedical-related inventions through obtaining patent protection on their technologies, enforcing and defending their rights in patent offices and courts throughout the world, and assisting them in intellectual property strategic planning. Our team has extensive experience in providing strategic advice on the development of patent portfolios and the exploitation of technologies through licensing. This includes negotiating and preparing sophisticated patent and trademark license agreements, as well as structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements relating to product development, professional services, joint ventures and strategic alliances regarding patents, software and other technology-related products and services.
Godfrey & Kahn's attorneys also advise clients in a wide variety of matters relating to trademarks and advertising, ranging from trademark clearance searching to analysis of advertisements to enforcement of trademark rights in litigation. Our team stays current with e-commerce and information technology trends to provide service to clients requiring access to emerging technologies.
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