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Intellectual Property & Technology

Individuals and businesses recognize the value of intellectual property they develop - as well as the importance of protecting it. Cline Williams handles a broad range of matters relating  to intellectual property. Cline Williams serves a wide range of clients with intellectual property matters, including colleges and universities, health care institutions, bio, life and veterinary science companies, software and web development companies, startups, authors and publishers.  These matters include:

  • Technology transfers from colleges and universities
  • Trademark clearance and state and/or federal trademark registration
  • Preparing and implementing policies and agreements to protect trade secrets and proprietary information
  • Copyright clearance, registration, licensing and transfer of copyrights on the various works subject to copyright including books, film, multimedia, music, artwork and computer software
  • Reviewing, preparing and negotiating agreements for the commercialization of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and patents
  • Website development, hosting and related contracts
  • Negotiating and drafting publishing agreements for musicians, authors, film producers and software developers

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