Intellectual Property

Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets. We can help you through all stages of your IP matters - from concept through development, registration, licensing, marketing, renewals, enforcement and sales. Our comprehensive and strategic approach to IP protection is designed to maximize the value of your IP assets and minimize the related risks.

Our IP team can help you to protect your names, logos, inventions, lists, works and other intangible property - which you likely value as being among your most highly prized assets. We represent individuals, private businesses and public companies to develop IP protection plans of varying complexity which meet the specific needs of each client.

Emerging technologies and intellectual property move at a lightning-fast pace in today's global marketplace. Protecting your IP is as crucial as ever, and is often an indicator of the value of your company’s potential. Our clients turn to us early and often for counsel regarding how to build, expand and profit from their IP portfolios.

What We Do

TRADEMARKS & COPYRIGHTS

We help you to protect your brands, logos, taglines, designs and works of authorship.

PATENTS

We help you to protect your inventions, and prevent others from commercially exploiting the same.

PRIVACY & TRADE SECRETS

We develop and review agreements and policies to protect trade secrets and privacy rights.

LITIGATION & DISPUTES

We help solve, through agreements and otherwise, disputes related to various intellectual property rights.

How We Do It

IDENTIFY

We will conduct a comprehensive review of your intellectual property assets and help you determine the appropriate course of action for protecting each such asset.

MONETIZE

We will negotiate and prepare licenses and transfer agreements to help you derive value from the intangible assets you worked so hard to develop.

PROTECT

We will prepare and file patent, trademark and copyright applications and create agreements and policies to further protect your IP assets.

ENFORCE

 

We can monitor the market and we will negotiate, arbitrate, mediate and/or litigate with others as needed to enforce your legal rights.

Friday Factoids

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By Jon Wachs Esq. | July 20, 2017

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Friday Factoid: The World’s Most Famous Brands Series – Patent Recap Edition

By Offit Kurman | July 13, 2017

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Friday Factoid: The World’s Most Famous Brands Series – Red, White, and Blue Edition

By Jon Wachs Esq. | July 6, 2017

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Friday Factoid: The World’s Most Famous Brands Series – Summertime Edition

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Friday Factoid: The World’s Most Famous Brands Series – Father’s Day Edition

By Jon Wachs Esq. | June 15, 2017

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Friday Factoid: The World’s Most Famous Brands Series – Flag Day Edition

By Jon Wachs Esq. | June 8, 2017

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Friday Factoid: The World’s Most Famous Brands Series – Summer Blockbusters Edition

By Jon Wachs Esq. | June 1, 2017

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Meet the Team

Intellectual Property Law

Principal
Fax: 301.575.0335
Mailing: 8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard,
Suite 200, Maple Lawn, MD 20759
Principal
Fax: 267.338.1335
Mailing: 1801 Market Street,
Suite 2300, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Principal
Fax: 267.338.1335
Mailing: 1801 Market Street,
Suite 2300, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Principal
Fax: 267.338.1335
Mailing: 1801 Market Street ,
Suite 2300 , Philadelphia, PA   19103
Prinicpal
Fax: 240.772.5135
Mailing: 50 Carroll Creek Way ,
Suite 340, Frederick, MD 21701
Principal
Fax: 267.338.1335
Mailing: 1801 Market Street,
Suite 2300, Philadelphia, PA 19103