Intellectual Property

Norris McLaughlin’s clients change the world.

From the first flush of a new idea’s spark to creating then navigating a roadmap for successful product or service launch, Norris McLaughlin’s Intellectual Property attorneys are experienced leaders in the IP sector. 

We guide today’s creative pioneers through the process to protect their most valuable assets: breakthrough innovative ideas.

We’re here to help shepherd and protect creators and their work through the entire process – from trademark and patent, to trade secret or copyright.

With decades of experience in legal procurement and registration to the protection, transfer, and licensure of intellectual property rights and assets, our team is attentive to the successes and concerns likely to accompany clients along the way. Our firm practices cover those working in the U.S. and around the world. We’ll secure rights and resolve use conflicts. We’ll draft and negotiate licensing agreements to protect their best interests. And our clients rest easy, knowing we’ll work for them to define the best terms for IP protections to safeguard their unique, creative harvest. 

Because our clients change the world, we’re here to help safeguard their work and watch their intellectual investments flourish.

Who We Are

No idea is too small. Our IP group is fierce, advocating for clients in nearly all industries.

With effective, insightful, and enterprising counsel, our attorneys offer practical solutions to meet – and exceed – our clients’ aspirations and business goals.

With advanced academic degrees in a wide range of STEM disciplines – like engineering and pharmaceutical, petrochemical, chemical, biochemical, biotechnology, electrical, mechanical, medical devices, computer software and hardware – our patent attorneys are licensed by their state bar and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Our attorneys bring decades of proven industry experience to every client appointment. Operating as an IP “boutique” within the broad resources of a multidisciplinary business law firm, we offer our clients a deep bench of legal talent. That means challenges are met, in nearly any jurisdiction.

Who We Help

From startups to Fortune 500 corporations, clients of all sizes trust our IP attorneys.

Our attorneys legal acuity, results-based track records and prompt response to clients’ needs are part of our culture and mission. Throughout the U.S. and around the world, Norris McLaughlin is here to set up and oversee client IP assets – in multiple jurisdictions and across international venues.

What We Do

A comprehensive approach is vital to protecting an intellectual property portfolio. Our IP group’s experience covers all kinds of intellectual property – from patents to trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Our approach includes prosecution litigation practices, which is a valuable one-stop benefit for creators who must be ever watchful against infringement of their IP rights.

 Norris McLaughlin’s IP group offers a full range of legal services, including:

  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Trademark and Copyright Prosecution and Enforcement
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution
  • Portfolio Strategy and Management

Our legal talents’ experience runs deep and wide to cover virtually any intellectual property matter. That’s why our clients trust Norris McLaughlin to protect their most precious resources: their ingenuity and the first fruits of their imagination. 

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