- Client Counseling, Licensing & Technology Transfer
- Interference and Derivation
- Litigation and Trial
- Portfolio Management and Due Diligence
- Post-Grant Patent Group
- PTO Petitions, Appeals & Special Procedures
- Software, Computer, Electrical and Telecom
- Startup Group
Software, Computer, Electrical and Telecom
Greenblum and Bernstein’s Software, Computer, Electrical and Telecom Group provides patent services in all aspects of intellectual property law for leading domestic and foreign companies in these industries. The Group has helped clients obtain and enforce patent rights for more than 30 years.
The Group includes professionals that served previously as Patent Examiners and Supervisory Patent Examiners, as well as former Administrative Patent Judges and the former Vice Chief Judge of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. Attorneys and agents in the Group have degrees in electrical and computer engineering and related fields. Members understand not only software, computers, electronics and telecommunications, but also the issues relating to obtaining and enforcing patent rights in these technical fields.
The Group’s expertise extends to preparation of infringement and validity opinions, licenses and technology transfers in these fields; and the Group has a highly successful track record of enforcing and defending its clients’ intellectual property rights in all areas of inter partes proceedings, including litigation in various courts. Additionally, the Group has experience in working directly with inventors and developing intellectual property protection strategies both domestically and internationally.
The Group recognizes the unique needs of our clients in the specialized areas of obtaining and enforcing trademarks and copyrights in cyberspace, and the Group’s attorneys are well versed in the emerging legal issues of cyberspace law. Several members specialize in obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights in cyberspace, including multimedia, software license agreements and internet domain name protection.
The Group publishes a monthly newsletter regarding recent developments in patent, copyright and trademark issues relating to software, electronics, telecommunications and the internet. The newsletter is distributed at no charge to those that are interested and is also available on the firm’s website.