Intellectual Property Services

Smith & Hopen represents clients world-wide in a practice limited exclusively to intellectual property law including patents, trademarks and related litigation. The firm is one of the largest IP practices in the State of Florida and represents clients ranging from independent inventors to Fortune 100 institutions. All attorneys at Smith & Hopen are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Why you should hire Smith & Hopen P.A.
Granted patents provide a legal monopoly and competitive advantage

Patents

Utility patents protect the way something works, an arrangement or composition of matter. Design patents protect the ornamental shape of an article of manufacture.

Trademark registration certificate

Trademarks

Trademarks protect source-identifiers….the unique origin of a product or service. Unlike patents and copyrights, properly maintained trademarks may last indefinitely.

United States Copyright Registration

Copyrights

Copyrights protect artistic expression reduced to tangible form. This also includes more functional expressions like computer software code. Depositing copyright works provides for substantial damage recovery in the event of infringement.

Trade Secret Documents

Trade Secrets

Utility patents protect the way something works, an arrangement or composition of matter. Design patents protect the ornamental shape of an article of manufacture.

U.S. Federal Circuit Courtroom

Litigation

Trademarks protect source-identifiers….the unique origin of a product or service. Unlike patents and copyrights, properly maintained trademarks may last indefinitely.

Signing an intellectual property license agreement

Licensing

Copyrights protect artistic expression reduced to tangible form. This also includes more functional expressions like computer software code. Depositing copyright works provides for substantial damage recovery in the event of infringement.


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