Lowis & Gellen draws from the combined expertise and talents of both its litigation and transactional groups, and their wide array of educational and business backgrounds, to serve its clients’ varied Intellectual Property needs. Our clients include national and international corporations engaged in diverse industries like biotechnology, food manufacturing and distribution, computer sales, computer software design and implementation, home furnishings, clothing and apparel, product packaging, heavy equipment rental, sales and servicing, automotive sales, luxury powerboat manufacturing and sales, metal plating, sunglass manufacturing and sales, cosmetic surgery, banking and financial services and insurance. Lowis & Gellen’s intellectual property attorneys have also represented major universities, non-profit institutions, municipalities, hospitals and professional groups.
The Firm has performed a broad spectrum of services for these clients, including: litigating copyright, trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, trade secrets and restrictive covenant disputes in state and federal court; prosecuting and opposing trademark applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; prosecuting copyright registrations before the Copyright Office; negotiating intellectual property assignments, licenses and co-existence agreements; negotiating franchise agreements; and developing programs to protect intellectual property, including the drafting of policy and procedure manuals, confidentiality agreements, work-for-hire agreements and non-solicitation and non-competition agreements. Our combination of litigation and transaction expertise allows us to formulate and execute integrated strategies to protect our clients’ intellectual property, chief among them avoiding and/or minimizing infringement claims. When litigation becomes necessary, however, our experience in obtaining preliminary injunctions and other emergency relief is second to none. We have taken numerous cases to verdict before judges and juries in state and federal courts throughout the country.