Practice/Industry Group Overview
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP maintains a highly experienced and focused intellectual property practice within a multi-service law firm. At Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, our clients receive the benefit of both the expertise of an “Intellectual Property Boutique” and the broad-based advice of business lawyers in related fields. Our IP practitioners are highly experienced and qualified to counsel and represent clients on matters relating to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights, including the acquisition, use, licensing, and enforcement of intellectual property rights on a global basis.
Our IP practitioners counsel clients on identifying, acquiring, registering and protecting intellectual property rights. Our IP attorneys work closely with our clients to identify and define technology, works of authorship, trade and service marks, and trade secrets so that steps may be taken to protect such key assets. The firm also advises on the IP aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions. Hinckley, Allen & Snyder’s IP attorneys frequently conduct intellectual property audits and due diligence reviews, and we draft and negotiate agreements involving the transfer and licensing of intellectual property assets.
The firm prepares and prosecutes applications to obtain registration of trademarks, copyrights and domain names in the United States. In other countries, the firm operates through a network of highly qualified practitioners and agents to assist clients in obtaining protection for their valuable intellectual property assets worldwide. We work closely with each client to learn its business and to develop and implement cost-beneficial domestic and international intellectual property registration and protection strategies best suited to the client and its business objectives. The firm manages trademark, copyright and domain name portfolios for a broad spectrum of clients including individuals, middle market companies and multi-national corporations. Our attorneys represent clients in a wide range of industries including computer hardware and software, electronic commerce, electronics, telecommunications, publishing, advertising, multimedia, entertainment, hospitality, food and beverage, consumer products, banking and financial services, healthcare, sports and entertainment.
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder's IP attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in state and federal courts, and before governmental agencies and administrative tribunals worldwide. Our attorneys represent clients on a variety of matters throughout the United States, including infringement, dilution, misappropriation, counterfeiting, unfair competition, false advertising and cybersquatting. They have also served as advisory counsel in coordinating and managing disputes in numerous countries worldwide.