Practice Areas

OGRP’s wide range of knowledge and skills, including the extensive in-house experience of many of its professional staff, allows the firm to provide REAL BUSINESS GUIDANCE on the various aspects of intellectual property law.

Patents

 Patents

Our Patent Group has professionals with sophisticated and advanced technical backgrounds providing significant expertise in advising on complex patent-related issues stemming from new and complex technologies and advancements coming from U.S. and international business entities.

The Group works closely with clients and handles the full spectrum of patent practice, including:

  • Counseling and advising on patent-related issues:
    • – The development of worldwide patent portfolios.
    • – Global patenting strategies.
    • – Monitoring and enforcing patent rights.
  • Clearance searches, investigations and patentability opinions.
  • Preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patents.
  • Periodic review of patent portfolio and competitors’ patent activity.
  • Patent surveillance and policing procedures.
  • Proactive enforcement of client patents, including strategy development.
  • Merger and Acquisition intellectual property due diligence.

Trade Mark

 Trademark

Our Trademark Group counsels clients on a broad range of trademark-related issues. Our clients have come to rely on our advice and counsel in the strategic selection of names, brand protection programs, prosecution of challenging trademark registrations, and overall advice and counsel on enforcement and protection matters.
Our trademark services include:

  • Development of worldwide trademark portfolios, global branding strategy counseling, monitoring and enforcement strategy.
  • Domestic and international trademark clearance searches using on-line and traditional search services; investigations and availability opinions.
  • Preparation, prosecution and maintenance of U.S. and international trademark applications and registrations.
  • Inter-parties proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), including, oppositions and defense against oppositions; cancellation proceedings.
  • Trademark infringement matters and litigation.
  • Trade dress and product packaging infringement issues.
  • Customized trademark use and licensing manuals.
  • Trademark audits.
  • Trademark surveillance and policing procedures; watching services for competitive marks.
  • Domain name acquisition, protection and litigation including UDRP actions to recover stolen trademark interests for our clients.

Copyright

 Trade Secret

Protection against unauthorized disclosure of trade secrets and confidential information (including competition by former employees/vendors) is becoming increasingly important as competition in business increases on a global basis.

OGRP actively counsels clients on how to protect against unauthorized disclosure or use of their trade secrets and confidential information; our attorneys provide trade secret audits and advice, including:

  • Drafting appropriate provisions in employee contracts, particularly those of key employees, to cover non-disclosure and, to the extent lawful and enforceable, non-competition commitments.
  • Taking adequate steps to meet judicial standards for the maintenance of trade secrets, particularly with respect to R&D and design operations.
  • Training of personnel on the need to require confidentiality agreements with vendors and other third parties, in order to maintain trade secrets and preserve patent opportunities, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Intellectual Property

 Contracts and Transactional IP

Intellectual property issues are vital to virtually all business relationships, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as purchase & sale agreements involving digital materials.
  • Domestic and international licensing of patents, trademarks and trade secrets/know-how, as well as inter-company licenses.
  • Advertising and public relations.
  • Talent agreements.
  • Website design.
  • Promotions and sponsorships.
  • Entertainment and educational products, including television, motion pictures and instructional aids.
  • Employment, consulting, joint development, licensing and product development counseling and contracts.

Patents

 Patents

 

Our Patent Group has professionals with sophisticated and advanced technical backgrounds providing significant expertise in advising on complex patent-related issues stemming from new and complex technologies and advancements coming from U.S. and international business entities.

The Group works closely with clients and handles the full spectrum of patent practice, including:

  • Counseling and advising on patent-related issues:
    • – The development of worldwide patent portfolios.
    • – Global patenting strategies.
    • – Monitoring and enforcing patent rights.
  • Clearance searches, investigations and patentability opinions.
  • Preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patents.
  • Periodic review of patent portfolio and competitors’ patent activity.
  • Patent surveillance and policing procedures.
  • Proactive enforcement of client patents, including strategy development.
  • Merger and Acquisition intellectual property due diligence.

Trade Mark

 Trademark

 

Our Trademark Group counsels clients on a broad range of trademark-related issues. Our clients have come to rely on our advice and counsel in the strategic selection of names, brand protection programs, prosecution of challenging trademark registrations, and overall advice and counsel on enforcement and protection matters.
Our trademark services include:

  • Development of worldwide trademark portfolios, global branding strategy counseling, monitoring and enforcement strategy.
  • Domestic and international trademark clearance searches using on-line and traditional search services; investigations and availability opinions.
  • Preparation, prosecution and maintenance of U.S. and international trademark applications and registrations.
  • Inter-parties proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), including, oppositions and defense against oppositions; cancellation proceedings.
  • Trademark infringement matters and litigation.
  • Trade dress and product packaging infringement issues.
  • Customized trademark use and licensing manuals.
  • Trademark audits.
  • Trademark surveillance and policing procedures; watching services for competitive marks.
  • Domain name acquisition, protection and litigation including UDRP actions to recover stolen trademark interests for our clients.

Copyright

 Trade Secret

 

Protection against unauthorized disclosure of trade secrets and confidential information (including competition by former employees/vendors) is becoming increasingly important as competition in business increases on a global basis.

OGRP actively counsels clients on how to protect against unauthorized disclosure or use of their trade secrets and confidential information; our attorneys provide trade secret audits and advice, including:

  • Drafting appropriate provisions in employee contracts, particularly those of key employees, to cover non-disclosure and, to the extent lawful and enforceable, non-competition commitments.
  • Taking adequate steps to meet judicial standards for the maintenance of trade secrets, particularly with respect to R&D and design operations.
  • Training of personnel on the need to require confidentiality agreements with vendors and other third parties, in order to maintain trade secrets and preserve patent opportunities, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Intellectual Property

 Contracts and Transactional IP

 

Intellectual property issues are vital to virtually all business relationships, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as purchase & sale agreements involving digital materials.
  • Domestic and international licensing of patents, trademarks and trade secrets/know-how, as well as inter-company licenses.
  • Advertising and public relations.
  • Talent agreements.
  • Website design.
  • Promotions and sponsorships.
  • Entertainment and educational products, including television, motion pictures and instructional aids.
  • Employment, consulting, joint development, licensing and product development counseling and contracts.

30 Years of Experience in Intellectual Property

It is not exhaustive since through our experience we understand that a client’s needs are always diverse and dynamic.

More than 30 years serving as intellectual property counsel to general practitioners, general counsel, patent in-house counsel, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, artists and big thinkers.

Get In Touch

   One Landmark Square,

10th Floor Stamford,

CT 06901-2682

   info@ogrp.com

   (203) 327-4500

More than 30 years serving as intellectual property counsel to general practitioners, general counsel, patent in-house counsel, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, artists and big thinkers.

Get In Touch

   One Landmark Square,

10th Floor Stamford,

CT 06901-2682

   info@ogrp.com

   (203) 327-4500

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