Industries

Electronic and Information Technology

Intellectual property portfolio development and enforcement are key in today’s dynamic business environment fueled by rapid advancements in the electronics industry. IPLL helps clients to achieve the optimal use of IP for their business objectives by offering advice on management, creating enforcement-ready portfolios, negotiating licensing deals, performing IP due diligence for investment and acquisition opportunities and defending or enforcing clients’ intellectual property rights. We cover these areas of the electronics




High Technologies

In today’s rapidly expanding technological world, IPLL is uniquely qualified to represent the high technologies. Our counsel have advanced and industry experience in key areas of technological development, including aircraft, biotechnology, chemical and chemical products, communications equipment, communications over radio and television, electrical machinery, electronics, machinery and related machinery equipment, medical precision and optical instrumentation, pharmaceuticals, spacecraft and vehicular transportation. Our attorneys provide counseling and extensive expertise in all areas




Communications

The communications industry encompasses a wide range of legal, business, and technological issues, including operational decisions such as capacity purchase and interconnection arrangements; complex technology licensing, transfer and development agreements; strategic alliances; and tax implications. Further, strong patent portfolios have long been essential to creating enterprise value within the communications industry where success is determined based on the strength and effective exploitation of clients’ patent portfolios. IPLL capitalizes on its




Life Sciences

Rapid technical advances and an increasing regulatory burden pose opportunities and challenges for the life science industry. Combining legal and technological expertise, IPLL’s experienced attorneys help clients succeed in this changing industry environment across all relevant disciplines. With a clear understanding of how patents fit into a company’s overall business model and commercial strategy, IPLL assists clients with developing and monetizing their patent portfolios, creating an IP strategy that aligns




Entertainment and Sports

In today’s fast-paced entertainment and sports world, IPLL applies a multi-discipline approach to advising our clients. We bring our “A” game, namely years of industry experience, pooled across multiple jurisdictions, and a full range of related practice and industry specialties for these industry. We have the breadth and depth of experience required to strategically address the myriad of legal considerations involved in the complex businesses of entertainment and sports law.




Chemical

IPLL helps clients with developing chemical patent portfolios to build a solid business foundation, ultimately increasing market value. We prepare and prosecute patent applications while coordinating with foreign associates to obtain patents and maintain consistency in protection abroad. Our chemical patent attorneys conduct risk, validity and infringement analysis in counseling as to whether patent properties should be appropriately enforced, the likelihood of infringement and how to steer clear of potential




Biotechnology

Rapid development in biotechnology continues to improve the quality of our lives with its high applicability in various industry sectors including medicine, healthcare, agriculture, industrial process, and environmental uses. Similar to other high technology industry sectors, strong patent portfolios have long been essential to creating enterprise value within the biotechnology industry where success is determined based on the strength and effective exploitation of clients’ patent portfolio IPLL assists clients in




Pharmaceuticals

IPLL provides guidance and legal advice to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies on matters at the intersection of FDA regulation and intellectual property. Our attorneys have extensive experience in advising companies on market protection strategies, data exclusivity, patent term restoration, transactions, licensing, and due diligence. We also provide advice in these subsections: • Agrochemicals • Biodefense • Biologics and Biosimilars • Bioprocessing and Biofuels • Chemical • Life Science




Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is the engineering of functional systems at the molecular scale, a technology based upon recognized scientific disciplines and material science fabrication techniques where individual molecules and even atoms can be arranged into precise structures. As a field and area for product development, nanotechnology includes numerous scientific disciplines, including microfabrication, molecular biology, organic chemistry, semiconductor physics and surface science. As the technology may be used to generate new materials and




Financial Services

IPLL offers financial services effectively and efficiently in the most significant matters affecting financial institutions. While IPLL’s coverage is broad, key industry counseling areas include: regulatory initiatives and legislation; asset management; Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC; capital market activities; capital-related issues; derivatives and innovative financial products; mergers and acquisitions; privacy law compliance; private label programs; product development and compliance; regulatory enforcement defense and internal investigation. Exemplary areas of counseling include