Intellectual Property

CFWW+S provides a full range of intellectual property services including patent, trademark and copyright legal services. CFWW+S assists creative and innovative individuals and companies with the process of securing property rights for their creations and inventions and helps clients realize the full value of their intellectual property. CFWW+S also advises clients regarding due diligence, assignment, licensing, and claims of infringement.

Patents:

CFWW+S offers patent application preparation and prosecution services for a wide variety of technologies and designs. For the individual inventor as well as the corporate client, CFWW+S matches the client’s needs to the type of patent protection available.  CFWW+S works with clients to fully understand and evaluate the need for patent protection at the outset, to identify the potential costs and benefits of obtaining a patent, and to tailor an approach to secure a patent that is customized to fit each client’s unique situation.

CFWW+S works closely with inventors to understand the nature of the invention, its contribution to the advancement of the state of the art, as well as its potential value to the client. CFWW+S assists clients in evaluating the need for patent protection on a continuing basis, helps to identify the type of patent protection most suitable for each individual client, and provides guidance on how to best secure the type of patent protection selected.  CFWW+S works diligently to keep clients informed regarding the entire patenting process and has expertise in navigating the patenting process in ways that suit varied needs.

CFWW+S also provides guidance on assignment, licensing and enforcement issues once a patent has been obtained. CFWW+S assists clients in identifying legal strategies to maximize the value of patent assets and assists clients facing claims of infringement.

Trademarks and Copyrights:

CFWW+S understands that brands, designs and creative works are valuable. CFWW+S assists clients with trademark and copyright legal services to protect the creative work at the core of many businesses.

CFWW+S provides guidance to clients on the process of obtaining trademark registrations, helps clients to maintain their trademark registrations, and assists clients in policing and enforcing their trademarks once registered. CFWW+S also helps clients secure and protect creative works through copyright registration.

CFWW+S assists clients in identifying legal strategies to maximize the value of their intellectual property through assignment, licensing and enforcement, and assists clients facing claims of infringement.