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IP Portfolio Management


At Chernoff Vilhauer, we understand that in today’s fast-paced business landscape, intellectual property (IP) is often the most valuable asset a company possesses.  Whether you’re a startup with a groundbreaking invention or a seasoned corporation with an extensive portfolio, our dedicated team of IP experts is here to safeguard and optimize your intellectual assets.


Our services encompass:

  1. Patent Strategy and Prosecution: Our attorneys work closely with clients to develop a strategic patent portfolio that aligns with their business objectives.  We guide clients through the patent prosecution process, ensuring their innovations receive the protection they deserve.

  2. Trademark and Brand Protection: Chernoff Vilhauer provides comprehensive trademark registration and protection services, helping clients establish and maintain a strong brand presence in the marketplace.

  3. Copyright Management: We assist clients in registering and managing copyrights to protect their creative works, from artistic creations to software code, and ensure they benefit from the full scope of copyright protection.

  4. Trade Secret Protection: Our attorneys help clients establish and maintain robust trade secret protection measures to safeguard their valuable confidential information, including know-how, customer lists, pricing information, and more.

  5. IP Portfolio Evaluation: We conduct thorough assessments of existing IP portfolios to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for optimization, including monetization through licensing, sales, or strategic partnerships.

  6. IP Litigation and Enforcement: When disputes arise, our seasoned litigators stand ready to protect our clients’ interests in IP-related litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.


At Chernoff Vilhauer, we understand that each client’s needs are unique.  Our client-centric approach means we take the time to understand your business goals, industry dynamics, and competitive landscape.  This enables us to develop a tailored IP portfolio management strategy that aligns with your objectives.

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