Areas of Expertise
Our attorneys are skilled in securing patents for a wide range of technologies, including:
- advanced weapons systems
- optics and holography
- software architecture
- data cache and database systems
- semiconductor processing and wafer fabrication technologies
- cloud computing
- medical devices and medical imaging
- supersonic aircraft design
- automotive systems
- business methods
- credit and financial services
- mobile devices
- smartphone applications
- consumer electronics
- consumer products
They are adept at generating reliable, non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom to practice analyses and opinions, particularly on short notice. Our attorneys are also equipped to manage diverse international patent portfolios, as well as strategically significant individual patents and patent families.
Jennings Strouss attorneys are experienced in the selection, adoption, and protection of trademarks and corporate names, and in the management of domestic and international trademark portfolios. They file and prosecute domestic and treaty-based trademark applications, and work with foreign counsel to prosecute national applications and maintain registrations in countries around the world. Also, they have considerable expertise in the areas of trademark licensing and merchandising, as well as the legal issues involved with advertising, branding, and marketing.
Jennings Strouss manages the filing of copyright registration applications across the entire spectrum of copyrightable works. We also assist with the procurement, transfer, and license of copyrighted works, and guide clients through ownership issues that arise when employees, independent contractors, and joint ventures contribute to the creation of copyrighted works.
When necessary, our attorneys are prepared to litigate claims of copyright infringement in federal courts, including claims related to the unauthorized use of software, internet content, music, news articles, sculptural works, and other media. We also help our clients determine the permissible quantity and quality of material that may be used without the permission of the copyright owner under the “fair use” doctrine.