Intellectual property issues are often at the core of competition in today's rapidly expanding world market. U.S. and foreign patent protection. Patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright litigation. The Internet. Technology and merchandise licensing. Worldwide trademark registration and protection. Outsourcing and its attendant concerns. These issues and others define not just profitability but survival.
To make sure your company's intellectual property is protected in the U.S. and abroad, you need a law firm that has extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property law and a full range of capabilities to handle any issue that may arise. Alston & Bird is that law firm. Alston & Bird attorneys draw on more than 85 years of commitment to intellectual property as a specialty practice. Numbering more than 180 lawyers, including approximately 100 legal professionals registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark office and 17 with Ph.D.s., Alston & Bird’s Intellectual Property group is one of the largest in any general practice firm in the country.