Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor’s IP group provides a broad range of services to achieve the specific business objectives of its clients. With decades of experience litigating in the District of Delaware and in other locations, Young Conaway’s IP group has a reputation for excellence. Its attorneys are involved in significant patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, copyright infringement, trademark infringement and licensing and indemnity disputes on behalf of the world’s most innovative companies. The team assigned to a given matter strives to identify decisive issues early in the litigation, and then executes a strategy to win in the courtroom while otherwise exceeding client expectations.
The Delaware-based firm also provides a variety of transactional services to protect and promote a client’s IP assets. Young Conaway’s IP attorneys leverage their understanding of the marketplace to strategise with clients the best plan for optimising their IP assets. Young Conaway attorneys prepare and submit all of the documents needed to seek patent or trademark protection. When a patent is issued, the assigned team assists the client in identifying any conflicting third-party patents in the marketplace and in proactively protecting the client’s IP rights, whether in litigation or by negotiating appropriate licensing agreements.
Many of Young Conaway’s clients are high-tech companies where a data breach or an employee departure can trigger competitive threats. Young Conaway’s IP group can provide its clients with up-to-date information on non-compete, non-disclosure and IP ownership agreements for joint ventures, independent consultants, vendors and employees. The firm also has substantial experience prosecuting and defending trade secret misappropriation cases from the pleadings stage through hearings for emergency injunctive relief and trial.
Timely updates are provided to firm clients on new developments in the District of Delaware through Young Conaway’s patent law blog and email alerts. The firm’s attorneys actively participate in various pro bono initiatives, court committees and bar groups. They are also active in their communities and write and speak extensively on areas relevant to their legal practices.
1000 North King Street
Wilmington DE 19801
Adam W Poff, Partner
Anne Shea Gaza, Partner
James M Lennon, Partner
Georgetown, New York
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