Practice Areas

LRK Patent Law Firm specializes in intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. We counsel clients – ranging from Fortune 50 multinational corporations to early stage, venture capital backed companies – in legal and related technology issues including licensing, joint development agreements, technology transfers, unfair competition and antitrust.

We understand the need to keep pace with rapid advances in technology. We understand the changes in legal protection brought about by such advances. Our attorneys have outstanding academic credentials, as well as extensive legal, technical and industry experience. Using our expertise we work closely with clients to develop, implement and monitor polices and safeguards related to the protection of intellectual capital.

We are proud of our excellences in international patent knowledges and experiences of U.S. but also Korea, Japan, and China. Our expertise allows us to work closely with our clients to develop, implement and monitor their intellectual property policies. We also have numerous affiliations with international associates that allows us to provide world-wide protection and counseling for intellectual property.

Patent

All aspects of patent procurement are principal parts of our practice, including the preparation, filing and prosecution of patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm has substantial expertise working directly with inventors to draft original domestic patent applications. We also specialize in handling U.S. patent applications originating from overseas. We carefully maintain affiliations with international associates in order to provide world-wide protection for our clients' intellectual property. Our attorneys have extensive expertise rendering patentability, product clearance, non-infringement and validity opinions. Our technical competency is multifaceted and includes electronics, optoelectronics, optics, semiconductors, software, physics, telecommunications, industrial chemistry, and mechanical disciplines.

Trademarks

We assist client in protecting and exploiting the commercial and marketing advantages associated with branding and trademark recognition. We routinely conduct trademark searches, prepare trademark registration opinions, and prosecute trademark applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. We also provide legal services in connection with enforcement of trademark rights, as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark

Licensing

We represent clients in licensing negotiations related to intellectual property. Our industry experience affords us unique insights into the commercial as well as the legal and technical drivers behind multi-million dollar technology licenses. We protect client interests in the difficult process of crafting joint development partnerships and technology transfer relationships by successfully representing purchasers and sellers of technology. The firm has considerable experience accessing intellectual property rights and valuations, locating suitable buyers/licensees or sellers/licensors of intellectual property, and establishing successful licensing programs, particularly in the fields of electronics, software and communications technology.