Kramer Levin's IP lawyers help clients develop and protect their intellectual property, advising them on everything from patent, trademark and copyright acquisition to worldwide IP portfolio management and patent litigation. Our litigation-focused team regularly asserts and defends IP-related claims in courts throughout the U.S. and Europe and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as the European Union Intellectual Property Office and European national intellectual property agencies.
We employ a unique blend of legal acumen, business orientation, technical knowledge and litigation focus that fosters creative thinking and exploration of alternative theories. This approach often has a decisive impact on case outcomes and has contributed to our remarkable record of successes in the areas of mechanical and electronic devices, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, and medical devices. By crafting IP applications and structuring deals with an eye toward litigation, we ensure that the advice we give our clients best positions them should a dispute arise.
Our IP team takes a creative, proactive approach to every assignment, meeting challenges with practical solutions and helping our clients leverage opportunities through strategic licensing transactions, creative alliances and technology transfers.
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Whether we are called on to serve as counselor, warrior, peacekeeper or problem-solver, we focus on responding to our clients’ needs, removing barriers to their success, and helping them protect and optimize the value of their intellectual property.