Vance Langford Joins Field Law
Field Law is pleased to announce that Vance Langford has joined the partnership effective May 1, 2013....
Jim Casey (Managing Partner) presented the Screeners' Award of Merit to Morgan Moe of StrokeLink at TEC VenturePrize....
June 20, 2013
Negotiating IP Licensing and Distribution Agreements
The main areas of Intellectual Property (IP) are patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial design, and information and technology not registrable but nonetheless protectable. IP and Technology are found in "bricks and mortar" situations such as oilfield equipment and in electronic or other intangible forms.
Trademarks - Field Law has 7 registered trade mark agents with over one hundred years of combined experience dealing with an extensive array of issues including the following issues for clients who range in industry from financial services to fashion to construction to food and beverage; and in size from major universities and multinational corporations to family businesses. We provide a full range of services:
Patents - Field's patent agents Thomas Malyszko P.Eng. (Mechanical), J.D., Shohini Bagchee, P.Eng., M.Eng. (Chem.) and the Patent Agents we also work with cover much of the common and uncommon subject matters of your ideas. Our agents include one with a law degree and together they have drafted hundreds of applications and office action responses, and have close to 40 years combined experience in writing and prosecuting patents, advising on "prior art" and on patent strategies and disputes. Our group's experience also includes another practitioner with over 20 years of experience, Neil Kathol, who has litigated patent infringement, patent ownership, novelty/anticipation and other validity issues in several important court cases.
We handle complex patent license negotiations, technology transfer, patent infringement and expungement litigation and patent due diligence including freedom-to-use validity and other opinion work.
Copyright - Our lawyers serve clients in many different industries, including universities and the tech transfer "arms", the energy sector, manufacturers, the software development industry, the entertainment industry and media publishers. We provide a full range of services including:
Technology including Trade Secret or Proprietary Technology - we provide an extensive range of services related to the development and exploitation of technology. We offer our clients services in the following areas: