Brownlee LLP helps clients effectively handle a wide range of technology and intellectual property matters, which have become increasingly important to our clients.

The clients that we serve from our Technology and IP practice group are:

  • owners of intellectual property;
  • creators of intellectual property; and
  • authorized users of intellectual property.

Our advice and services include:

  • trade-marks applications for registration
  • performing searches on registered rights
  • providing opinions on registration
  • providing opinions on potential liability for infringement of IP interests
  • providing opinions and support for foreign registration and rights protection
  • conducting trade-marks oppositions, including appeals and expungement actions
  • conduct litigation on matters including IP ownership, protection of trade secrets
  • wrongful use of confidential information
  • negotiating and drafting agreements for:
    • confidentiality
    • non-disclosure
    • licensing
    • information technology sourcing
    • software development
    • software distribution
    • employment and independent contractor agreements for IP development
    • purchase and sale of intellectual property rights alone or as part of the purchase and sale a business