Protection of Intellectual Property: Damon advises clients in all aspects of obtaining and maintaining intellectual property rights, including both patents and trademarks, before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Damon also advises clients with regard to foreign patent and trademark prosecution.
Intellectual Property and Technology Related Agreements: Damon advises clients in the drafting and negotiation of all manner of intellectual property and technology agreements, including licensing, assignment and related technology transfer agreements, development agreements, supply and distribution agreements, confidentiality and employment agreements, and various software and internet agreements.
Intellectual Property Counseling: Damon advises clients on the patentability of inventions and renders patent validity, infringement, product clearance, and trademark clearance opinions.
Due Diligence: Damon conducts and advises on due diligence investigations related to intellectual property transfer including those relating to licenses and merger and acquisition transactions.
"To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries." – United States Constitution, Article I, Section 8, Clause 8