Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets of a business.

Protecting it is critical to a company’s success. Turn to Strauss Troy’s experienced team of attorneys for advice, counseling and assistance on trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain names, slogans, logos, trade secrets, customer lists, business plans, copyright and other proprietary rights.

Our attorneys routinely handle intellectual property matters for clients of all sizes and in a wide variety of industries, ranging from small, start-up companies to established mid-size and larger companies with operations in Ohio, Kentucky, throughout the United States and worldwide.

We protect your intellectual property rights through searches and clearance; preparation and prosecution of registration applications (at the state and federal levels); maintenance; licensing; infringement and counterfeiting litigation (both enforcement and defense), and the licensing and transfer of intellectual property rights.

 

Services Provided

  • Evaluation of new and proposed trademarks and service marks
  • Preliminary searches and availability opinions
  • Preparation and prosecution of trademark registration applications (state and federal)
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Protection of intellectual property rights counseling
  • Obtaining and protecting rights in domain names
  • Infringement matters involving patent, trademark copyright and trade secret law
  • Licensing of patents, trademarks and copyright
  • Nondisclosure agreements
  • Assignment and transfer of intellectual property rights
  • Transactional services in connection with mergers and acquisitions
  • Cease and desist letters
  • Patent and trademark litigation, including theft of trade secrets, trademark, patent, and copyright infringement, counterfeiting, and unfair competition
  • Copyright protection and registration advice, including registration applications