Intellectual Property Group
at Devry Smith Frank LLP
Trademarks, Copyright and Patents
Devry Smith Frank LLP has the team of lawyers and the resources to support business innovation. Whether you are an individual researcher, an organization or a company, we can advise you on the steps to take at any stage of the process, whether it be: invention, research and development or commercialization.

The services we provide include:

  • Trade-mark and copyright registration;
  • Reports and opinions on the registrability of trademarks, logos, and designs;
  • Detailed patent investigations and analyses in all technical areas, including providing opinions on questions of patentability and infringement;
  • Assistance in the preparation of Canadian patent applications;
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights including patent, trademark and copyright litigation, licensing, negotiation and arbitration;
  • General client counselling regarding confidentiality agreements, government research funding, university-industry relations, license agreements, corporate sponsored research contracts, clinical trial agreements, development agreements, joint ventures, due diligence strategies, technology transfer agreements, software protection, and employment agreements;
  • Technical assistance to general business counsel, in-house counsel, technology transfer managers, inventors, and business investors on all aspects of intellectual property and its scope and strength, including: title, contract and licensing matters, employment contracts, disclosures, and invention submission procedures; and
  • Establishment of start up companies.

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