Withers & Keys LLC is focused solely on intellectual property. Our practice primarily assists clients in strategic tasks outside of or in conjunction with intellectual property litigation. By focusing our practice in this way, we can provide an extremely economical and high quality work product from partner-level attorneys in a consistent manner, and help clients maximize their outside intellectual property counsel budgets.

Patents Including all Primary Areas of Technology

  • Non-disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements
  • Patentability Searches & Analysis
  • Provisional & Non-provisional Application Preparation – Utility & Design
  • Application Prosecution – U.S., PCT, Foreign
    • – Manage applications pending in most global regions, including foreign oppositions
  • Contested Patent Challenge Proceedings with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
    • – Third Party Submissions, Supplemental Examination, Ex Parte Reexamination, Inter Parte Review, and Post Grant Review
  • Licensing, Marking, & Other IP Transactional Counseling
  • Portfolio Management
  • Due Diligence Analysis for IP
    • – Patent Acquisition/Sale
    • – Product Line Acquisition/Sale
    • – Company Merger/Acquisition/Sale
  • Patent Related Opinions of Counsel
    • – Patentability, Infringement/Non-infringement, Validity/Invalidity, Clearance/Freedom to Operate (FTO), Landscape Survey

Trademark / Servicemark

  • Initial search & counseling on trademark/service mark selection, availability, and ability to register marks
  • Application preparation & filing – U.S., Foreign, CTM
  • Application prosecution with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Trademark opposition proceedings
  • Trademark portfolio management
  • Trademark licensing
  • Opinions
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