Pleasanton Intellectual Property Lawyers Serving Alameda & Contra Costa Counties
The intellectual property lawyers at Garcia & Gurney help businesses and individuals from Fremont to Palo Alto protect their valuable intellectual property (IP) through the creation and enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights and other protections. At the same time, we help clients make the most use of these assets by negotiating profitable licensing and distribution agreements.
Attorneys Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Most companies need to protect some trade secrets and proprietary information. Many businesses rely on their intellectual property for their very existence. It is important to protect such property to the fullest extent possible under the law. This may mean securing copyrights or patents, or finding protection through provisions in employment agreements and similar contracts that are carefully drafted and diligently enforced.
We help clients in the following IP matters:
- Corporate partnering and joint venturing
- Trademark, copyright, trade secret and patent law
- Contracts, licensing agreements and nondisclosure agreements
- Development, licensing and distribution
- Negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of intellectual property disputes, including infringement claims
Our practice includes taking all the steps necessary to secure intellectual property rights, as well as enforcing those rights through proactive vigilance, including litigation if necessary. As Pleasanton attorneys practicing throughout the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, we are sensitive to the needs of clients for quick action to protect confidential information and valuable commodities and products. Our practice also extends to issues surrounding intellectual property and the Internet, from domain-name protection to online copyright infringement.
Individuals and businesses with valuable IP are often able to maximize and profit from their property through commercial transactions. We help clients negotiate, draft and enforce agreements for licensing their technology, distributing their products, selling a business or franchise, or otherwise making commercial use of the intellectual assets they have worked so hard to develop.
Pleasanton Attorneys Who Understand Intellectual Property
Whether you are an individual inventor, a start-up or other entrepreneurial venture, we recognize the need for immediate and adequate protection, and the sensitive nature of timing issues related to the development and commercialization of your enterprise. We are also sensitive to budget constraints, and will develop a legal strategy that meets your goals within your means. For sound advice and effective assistance with your intellectual property needs, contact the Pleasanton attorneys at Garcia & Gurney.