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Our general partners each take an active role in advising clients in matters concerning patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, transfer or conveyance thereof, and website compliance by working closely with management and staff of technology transfer offices and research departments, on-site and off-site.

It is our practice at MBH that, once an attorney has taken responsibility for a client matter, she will remain available and follow through with the direct handling of the matter along with the Macheledt Bales & Heidmiller staff, professional advisors and draftspeople.

Patents, including preparing and prosecuting U.S. national patent applications (utility, provisional, and design) and international (PCT) patent applications, working with foreign associates in obtaining patents in other countries, invention novelty searches and opinions, patent enforcement, infringement analyses and validity assessments, and litigation support.

Licensing and technology transfer, including preparing, assisting in negotiating, and reviewing licensing agreements and assignments covering all forms of intellectual property.

Trade secrets, including assistance in identifying, maintaining, and enforcing rights to trade secrets, drafting and analyzing nondisclosure and confidential disclosure agreements, and litigation support.