Protect and invest in your intellectual property like you do with your other business assets. Foster competitive advantage with Shapiro Cohen LLP. We provide strategic guidance to protect your IP and leverage it to increase revenue and your business’ net worth. Working with you, we become an extension of your business. 

 

About IP

Protect

Protecting your IP ensures you are in the best position to enforce your rights should a dispute arise.

We will review your business, including your ideas, brands and inventions, and provide you with the information you need to decide how to protect the IP that gives your business a competitive edge including:

Manage

We help manage your key business assets (your IP) to maximize your return on investment and company net worth with the following IP services:

  • IP audits

  • Licensing agreements

  • Security agreements

  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements

  • Web audits, including terms and conditions

  • Privacy requirements

  • Start-up services and financing

Defend

We provide cost-effective consultation and representation when resolving disputes including:

  • Proceedings before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office

  • Related appeals to the Federal Court and Court of Appeal

  • Investigating use of trademarks by third parties

  • Reviews before the Patent Appeal Board

  • IP actions and remedies before all Court levels

  • Negotiations and alternative dispute resolution

  • Domain Name disputes, including UDRP and CDRP proceedings