Innovation isn’t limited to factories, plants or labs; new ideas also flow from not-for-profit entities and universities. To stand out, these organizations must protect their business processes, publications and other intellectual property. That’s where Fay Sharpe comes in, developing focused IP strategies aligned with client objectives to carve out a differentiated niche.
Our patent attorneys and IP engineers have degrees in technical fields including chemistry, biotechnology, electrical, mechanical and computer engineering and computer science. We also have real-world experience in relevant industries and in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, giving us practical understanding of the IP challenges facing your organization.
We have prosecuted patents and trademarks for nonprofits, foundations, universities and other institutions, safeguarding their proprietary ideas, inventions and branding. Because we take the time to understand each client’s technologies and IP issues, we can offer sophisticated, relevant IP solutions, as we:
- Conduct due diligence investigations to assess IP assets
- Prepare and prosecute patent and trademark applications
- Provide counsel on patent law, trademark law, copyright law, trade secret law and other areas of IP
- Negotiate and develop licensing agreements
- Develop IP portfolio management and protection strategies
- Enforce and defend IP assets through litigation or other dispute resolution
With more than 130 years of Intellectual Property law experience, Fay Sharpe helps nonprofit clients implement comprehensive, cost-effective IP strategies, protecting their innovations to create a competitive difference.
- Cleveland State University
- Kent State University
- The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
- University Hospitals
- Naval Research Laboratory
- Naval Medical Research Corp.
Contact Fay Sharpe now at 216.363.9000 to assess and safeguard your IP priorities.