Chadbourne’s Intellectual Property Group has extensive experience in all forms of licensing involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, software and technical know-how. Our representations range from individuals seeking to obtain compensation for an invention to corporations seeking to implement worldwide licensing programs.
Chadbourne’s lawyers provide counseling, negotiating and drafting services for every form of contract involving intellectual property rights, including web development, employment, confidentiality, licensing, distributorship, option, original equipment manufacturing, joint ventures, outsourcing, assignment, manufacturing and supply agreements. We also combine our experience in entertainment and publishing rights with our knowledge of the computer hardware and software fields to help our clients negotiate important multimedia and online agreements.
With regard to IP monetization, Chadbourne’s lawyers are experienced in extracting value from IP through their work with patent licensing and enforcement companies, institutional IP aggregators, defensive patent pools, funds and alliances, technology/IP spinout financing, licensing agents, litigation finance/investment firms, IP brokers, IP-based M&A advisory firms, royalty stream securitization firms, third-party litigation funders, and IP transactions exchanges and trading platforms.
Paul Tanck, chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Group, has been involved in litigating, licensing, and developing IP portfolios in a wide range of technologies extending across industrial control systems, computer software and hardware, integrated circuits, debit/credit card technologies,...