Intellectual Property & Technology

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Maslon's Intellectual Property lawyers serve clients in virtually every segment of industry. Our broad experience, innovative spirit, and proven business-oriented legal advice helps ensure we provide our clients with the highest level of service and that their interests are always foremost. We offer extensive international experience, negotiating and counseling to clients around the world, and draw upon our proven capabilities to enhance and enforce our client's intellectual property rights domestically and abroad. Our lawyers are thought leaders, quickly and efficiently responding to this rapidly changing area of law.

Biotechnology and Healthcare
Maslon's intellectual property lawyers provide a broad and comprehensive set of services to healthcare, biotechnology, and life science companies. Our services include:

  • Clinical Research Arrangements
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Freedom to Operate Evaluations
  • Patent License Agreements
  • Trademark License Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Joint & Single Product Development Agreements
  • Research Materials Transfer Agreements
  • Outsourcing & Procurement Agreements

Internet and Advertising Law
Our clients leverage our extensive experience in counseling a wide range of companies, from those that already have a well-established presence on the internet to those just starting out. Our services include:

  • Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements
  • Dealing with Spam
  • Adware & Spyware
  • Privacy & Security
  • Publicity Rights
  • Evidence & Discovery
  • Internet & Copyright Litigation
  • Global Outsourcing & Procurement Agreements
  • Domain Name Protection
  • Authorized Dealer Programs
  • Domain Name Lease and Purchase Agreements
  • Web site Design and Hosting Agreements
  • Web site Advertising Counseling
  • Web site Privacy Polices and Terms of Use
  • Email and Internet Usage Policies
  • Joint Venture and Alliance Agreements
  • Product Distribution Agreements
  • Advertising Agreements
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
  • ISP Agreements
  • Talent, Photo and Testimonial Release Form

Technology and Licensing
Our clients leverage our extensive experience counseling on a wide range of technology and licensing matters in domestic as well as international settings. Our services include:

  • Joint Development Agreements
  • Patent Licensing
  • Software Licensing
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) Agreements
  • Application Service Provider (ASP) Agreements
  • Counseling on Software Disputes and Litigation
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Agreements
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Beta Testing Agreements
  • Bailment Agreements
  • Shrink-Wrap, Click-Wrap, Browse-Wrap and End-User License Agreements
  • Software Subscription Agreements
  • Supply and Distribution Agreements
  • Support and Maintenance Agreements
  • Technology Transfer Agreements

Trademark and Brand Management
Our lawyers counsel on all aspects of domestic and international trademark and brand selection, clearance, registration, licensing, and enforcement. Our services include:

  • Trademark Portfolio Counseling
  • Dealing with Counterfeits
  • Trademark Registration, Prosecution and Maintenance
  • Fair Use Counseling
  • False Advertising
  • Brand Licensing
  • Oppositions and Cancellation Proceedings

Entertainment and Media
Our clients include book and magazine publishers, authors, photographers, songwriters, broadcasters, advertisers, agencies, museums, video game developers, content-on-demand providers, and other individuals and entities in the film, television, music, and entertainment industries, as well as businesses engaged in e-commerce and other online activities. Our services include:

  • Broadcast Distribution Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Copyright Clearance and Evaluations
  • Database Licensing
  • Fair Use Counseling
  • Multi-Media Licensing
  • Personal Services Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Purchase Option Agreements
  • Right of Publicity Counseling
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