SERVICES OFFERED

·Patents  ·Trademarks  ·Copyrights  ·Trade Secrets  ·Licenses & Business Transactions  
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Patent Services:

SoCal IP Law Group LLP assists its clients in protecting their inventions and managing corporate risk by routinely providing the following types of services:

· Strategic patent counseling on creation and utilization of patent portfolios;

· Preparing, filing, and prosecuting U.S. and International patent applications;

· Providing advice and legal opinions on patentability, patent validity, and patent infringement;

· Liability avoidance through patent clearance and design-arounds;

· Preparing corporate patent policies;

· Enforcing patents through negotiation and, if necessary, litigation in the federal courts.

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Trademark Services:

SoCal IP Law Group LLP assists its clients in protecting their trademarks, service marks and domain names and managing corporate risk by routinely providing the following types of services:

· Counseling clients regarding the selection, adoption and use of trademarks and service marks;

· Conducting trademark and service mark searches, and the rendering of legal opinions concerning the adoption, infringement and registration of trademarks and service marks;

· Preparation, filing, and prosecution of applications for registration of trademarks and service marks before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and various state and international trademark authorities;

· Representation of clients in inter partes opposition and cancellation proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and similar administrative bodies in foreign jurisdictions;

· Maintenance and renewal of trademark registrations;

· Preparing corporate trademark policies;

· Enforcement of trademark rights through negotiation and, if necessary, litigation in state and federal courts.

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Copyright Services:

SoCal IP Law Group LLP assists its clients in protecting copyrights in software, literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and managing corporate risk by routinely providing the following types of services:

· Preparing and prosecuting applications for copyright registration before the United States Copyright Office;

· Obtaining copyright searches, and the rendering of legal opinions concerning the infringement and registration of copyrights;

· Enforcement of copyrights through negotiation and, if necessary, litigation in federal courts.

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Trade Secret Services:

SoCal IP Law Group LLP assists its clients in identifying, maintaining and enforcing their trade secrets and managing corporate risk by routinely providing the following services:

· Counseling of clients as to modes of protection and enforcement of their trade secrets;

· Preparing and negotiating secrecy and confidentiality contracts, corporate policy statements regarding trade secrets, and provisions of employment and/or independent contractor agreements regarding maintenance of trade secrets;

· Referrals to appropriate law enforcement authorities for prosecution of criminal trade secret misappropriations;

· Enforcement of trade secret rights through negotiation and, if necessary, litigation in state and federal courts.

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Licensing and Business Transactions:

SoCal IP Law Group LLP assists its clients in the preparation, negotiation and enforcement of various types of agreements relatingto intellectual property, including:

· Agreements for licensing or assignment of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and technical know-how;

· In corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and financings, collaborating with corporate counsel to draft and negotiate agreements and undertake due diligence;

· Manufacturing, Distributorship, and Dealer Agreements;

· Employment and Consulting Agreements;

· Work For Hire Copyright Agreements;

· Research and Development Agreements;

· Pre-market Testing Agreements, including agreements for beta testing of software, video games, and other products;

· Technology Transfer Agreements;

· Confidentiality, Standstill and Non-Compete Agreements;

· Enforcement of contracts and agreements through negotiation and, if necessary, litigation in state and federal courts.

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