McQuaide Blasko’s Intellectual Property Group has expertise across the spectrum of intellectual property rights, including trademark, copyright and trade secret law.
Our group advises clients in the selection, availability for use, and registration of trademarks, service marks, and corporate names. We represent clients in the preparation and prosecution of United States and international trademark applications and the maintenance. Our firm offers trademark monitoring services to protect our clients’ valuable branding and trade dress; and where necessary, will enforce and defend those marks against infringers in administrative and/or judicial settings.
Our attorneys can assist corporate clients in establishing company protocols and policies designed to protect valuable trade secrets and to prevent proprietary information from falling into the wrong hands. Where competitors or formerly trusted parties misappropriate proprietary trade secret information, our attorneys aggressively pursue a stop to such illegal dissemination as well as monetary damages as remuneration for any loss in value.
We assist clients in the licensing and transfer of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Our group has have broad experience negotiating licensing agreements, joint venture agreements, government procurement contracts and subcontracts, and other associated technology transfer agreements.
When confronted with infringement of our clients’ intellectual property rights, our intellectual property attorneys team with our litigation group in the enforcement of our clients’ intellectual property rights in state and federal courts. McQuaide Blasko handles copyright and trademark infringement cases, false advertising cases, technology disputes, and internet and e-commerce suits. Our seasoned team has experience in obtaining emergency relief to halt infringement in its tracks and permanent injunctive relief to prevent the misappropriation of our clients’ valuable intellectual property