Patents and Technology Licensing

Through its of counsel affiliation with Thomas Peterson, Lutzker & Lutzker is able to offer firm clients a full range of services to protect, exploit and expand their intellectual property portfolios domestically and internationally. The enhanced services made possible by Tom include development of overall patent strategy, patent prosecution and litigation, technology licensing and related antitrust and trade matters.

Specific services offered include preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. and foreign patent offices, representation in contested patent proceedings, and negotiating and concluding technology transfer agreements.

In coordination with Tom, the firm provides advice and services with respect to the protection of design patents.

Representative Matters

  • Representing a company that has developed revolutionary video monitoring software in protecting its inventions domestically with a patent application with the U.S. PTO and internationally via an application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
  • Counseling the U.S. subsidiary of a Philippines-based cosmetics company on its U.S. and European patent strategy.
  • Advising a U.S. company selling rare automobile parts on protecting its design of a new coupling adapter.