Intellectual Property

Protecting an organization’s intellectual property is vital to its success. Our litigation support services team members are seasoned professionals with the highest levels of accreditation.

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Protecting an organization’s intellectual property is vital to its success. Our litigation support services team members are seasoned professionals with the highest levels of accreditation.

As the rapid development of technology continues to change our daily lives, intellectual property law and the related litigation becomes more and more relevant. Intellectual property such as copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets are key elements of a company’s business strategy and foundation for growth. blum provides forwardlooking solutions through a full range of IP services across a wide scope of industries.

The Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group at blumshapiro includes highly-trained certified fraud examiners, accredited senior appraisers and certified public accountants, as well as other credentialed professionals with subject matter expertise. Combining multi-jurisdictional reach with local knowledge and experience, they will help you navigate the challenges presented by the intangible nature of intellectual property—providing innovative, comprehensive counsel at every stage.

Areas of Service

Intellectual Property Insights

Protecting an organization’s intellectual property is vital to its success. Our litigation support services team members are seasoned professionals with the highest levels of accreditation. They deliver sophisticated, relevant analysis on the complex issues of economic damages, whether in the form of lost profits, reasonable royalties or unjust enrichment.

  • Patent Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Trade Secrets Misappropriation
  • Trade Dress Infringement
  • License Agreement Disputes
  • Multi-state and International Taxation Matters

Members of our team routinely testify as expert witnesses in state and federal courts while endeavoring to make complex information easily understandable to a jury. Our highly-trained specialists consider all angles when formulating their findings so that you can make informed decisions that will help bring your next move into sharper focus.

 

Valuation

• Charitable IP Donations
• FAS 141/142/144 Intangible Asset Valuations
• Inbound and Outbound Licensing Transactions
• Intercompany Transfer Pricing
• Investments and Collateral Purposes
• IP/Technology Transfer

Expert Testimony

• Lost Profits
• Market Analysis
• Price Erosion
• Reasonable Royalty
• Unjust Enrichment

Transactions

• Identification of Potential Licensees, Targets and Opportunities
• IP Portfolio Advisory
• License Structuring and Deal Negotiations
• Market Research and Analysis
• Royalty Audit Analysis

IP Investigative Services

Intellectual property and patent infringement misuse deprives legitimate companies of billions of dollars each year. Our investigations will identify the offenders, accurately uncovering critical evidence with a flexible and thorough approach appropriate for your unique case.

• Investigative Research and Competitive Intelligence
• Intellectual Property Theft
• Non-compete violations
• Investigation of patent, copyright, trademark infringement
• Theft of IP assets
• Gray Market and Counterfeiting Investigations
• Computer Forensics and eDiscovery Services
• Dark Web and Social Media Inquiries

Our Team