Practice Areas & Industries: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP


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"An impressive firm that is very much on the ball. They explain very clearly the pros and cons of a certain strategy and help us to the best outcome.’” – Chambers USA

Cadwalader's Intellectual Property team is known for its depth of experience and exceptional capabilities in all intellectual property matters. Our lawyers help clients maximize their investments in intellectual property and protect their market assets, whether that requires enforcing or defending IP claims in litigation and trials, or providing expert opinions, or evaluating and selling or licensing intellectual property, or obtaining comprehensive/strategic IP protection, or conducting due diligence.

The lawyers who advise in these areas include a growing number of nationally and internationally recognized intellectual property lawyers who hold Ph.D., bio-medical, engineering and other advanced scientific degrees and who are highly experienced in range of technologies - mechanical and electro-mechanical subject matters, computer hardware/software, business methods, financial services, cellular telephone and semiconductor technologies, sophisticated medical devices, chemical and pharmaceutical matters, and complex biotechnologies. Our lawyers have even helped clients obtain pioneer patent protection in new emerging technologies, such as the famous "Priceline" patent, which was successfully asserted in litigation.

Many of our IP lawyers have also been serving in prestigious leadership positions with and remain active members of key bar associations, including the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), the International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (ITCTLA), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the Licensing Executives Society (LES), Intellectual Property Owners (IPO), the Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law and Intellectual Property Sections of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.