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Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

We represent clients in a broad array of U.S. litigation and international dispute matters.

U.S. litigation and dispute resolution support
In addition to representing clients in U.S. litigation and international arbitration matters, we provide on-the-ground litigation support to international law firms representing Japanese clients as well as to international clients involved in Japanese litigation.

Negotiation
We handle a variety of cross-border negotiation matters, including in dealing with cease-and-desist letters.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

In working closely with Isshiki & Co., – Japanese patent firm with about 70 attorneys and staff – we provide a wide range of IP services.

Opinions, IP clearance, IP licenses, etc.
We provide patent opinions, conduct IP due diligence and freedom-to-operate assessment, negotiate IP licenses, help develop and implement IP enforcement strategy, etc.

Patent and trademark prosecution
With the addition of Joseph Farrar in May 2017, our firm now handles patent and trademark prosecution matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Trade secrets matters
We handle a wide range of trade secret matters, including with helping design information management and compliance programs.