How To Select Patent Counsel

Law360, New York (September 3, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT) -- If you find a need to engage an outside counsel to handle an intellectual property matter, you should be aware that not all patent attorneys or law firms will have experience relevant to your particular situation. Patents are complex legal instruments, and different attorneys can each spend an entire career working with patents — while each doing entirely different things. This article should hopefully assist you in selecting the right OC.

There are three primary practice areas in which attorneys specialize: prosecution, litigation and licensing. Additionally,...
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