Our Services

We do IP. Globally.

Patents

We protect inventions using patents to obtain nationwide rights to prevent others from making, using, or selling a claimed invention.

Trademarks

We protect brands using trademarks to identify the source of goods or products.

Transactions & Portfolio Management

We establish and manage intellectual property portfolios, as well as facilitate sales, valuation, and licensing of intellectual property.

Litigation

We enforce patents against infringers and we defend against allegations of infringement.

Our services

Using experience in domestic and international intellectual property matters, we build and execute IP strategies to propel our clients forward.

Patents

We protect inventions using patents to obtain nationwide rights to prevent others from making, using, or selling a claimed invention.

Learn more about our Patent services

Litigation

We enforce patents against infringers and we defend against allegations of infringement.

Learn more about our Litigation services

Trademarks

We protect brands using trademarks to identify the source of goods or products.

Learn more about our Trademark services

Transactions & Portfolio Management

We establish and manage intellectual property portfolios, as well as facilitate sales, valuation, and licensing of intellectual property.

Learn more about our Transactional and Portfolio Management services

Copyrights

We protect creative works using copyrights to ensure authors maintain control over their works.

Learn more about our Copyright services

Trade Secrets

We formulate trade secret strategies to protect companies' business-critical secrets.

Learn more about our Trade Secret services

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FAQ

Do you offer flat fee services?

Yes. Our services are primarily offered on a flat-fee basis. If you have particular fee requirements or need hourly billing, please let us know at your initial meeting.

Where can I send an RFP?

Requests for proposals can be sent to us directly at rfp@mertzlufft.law. We will follow up with any questions we have prior to responding.

Do you have docket management in place?

Yes. We manage a full intellectual property docket using two distinct systems. If we are engaged to prosecute an application, we track all of the relevant deadlines.

Do you provide contract SERvices

From time to time we assist other attorneys on cases ranging from litigation to transactional IP services. If you are an attorney in need of assistance, please contact us.

Do you take every case?

No. We prize integrity, so we will not “sell a patent” that lacks value. Further, as a law firm, we have to perform a rigorous conflict check prior to accepting any engagement.

Are you insured?

Yes. We carry robust errors & omissions insurance to support a global IP prosecution and litigation practice. If you require a certificate of insurance, please contact us.

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