A part of the Intellectual Property group, the McNees patent team provides services in all aspects of patent law including patent application preparation and patent prosecution, counseling on matters of validity and infringement, as well as licensing and litigation, including both court and PTAB proceedings.

Each of our patent practitioners is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and holds an undergraduate or advanced degree in engineering or applied science. Exemplary practice areas in which we assist clients in preparing and prosecuting patent applications include materials, and the chemical arts, metallurgical arts, mechanical arts, electrical arts, along with software and business method arts. Our team’s experience spans an array of technology fields that includes industrial systems, materials-related applications including coatings and materials, turbines, communications, food processing, specialty chemicals and medical devices, to name just a few.

Our patent practitioners are familiar with and routinely provide advice and counseling on a broad array of patent related topics including licensing, trade secrets and confidential information. Our team also handles patent litigation, typically working in close conjunction with the firm’s Litigation Department to appropriately staff each case. 

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, as well as publicly traded and privately held businesses of all sizes.

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