Intellectual Property


Day Pitney's intellectual property lawyers provide a full range of transactional, litigation, prosecution, and counseling services to clients in all areas of IP law, including patents, trade secrets, information technology, trademarks, copyrights, advertising, and unfair competition.

The distinguishing characteristic of Day Pitney attorneys is their experience in assisting clients to exploit or protect the commercial value of their IP assets. We use a value-based approach, which focuses on maximizing the value of a client's IP assets and assisting the client in determining the appropriate level of protection for those assets, in concert with the client's business objectives.

Our lawyers also have extensive experience performing transactional, litigation, and regulatory work in the following areas, among others:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring
  • Contract negotiations
  • Corporate name selection and registration of fictitious names and "dbas"
  • Copyright compliance
  • Counseling
  • Financing and security interests
  • Governmental relations
  • Labor and employment, including workplace policies relating to Internet access and use
  • Licensing, and assignment of intellectual property rights
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • Privacy
  • Securities regulation
  • Taxation including IP shelters
  • UDRP proceedings under ICANN

Day Pitney attorneys include successful, experienced litigators who appear in state and federal courts around the United States, as well as the National Advertising Division and the U.S. Patent Office. Many of them have scientific backgrounds and are able to present complex technical issues to judges and jurors in straightforward ways.

Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, and they are engaged in diverse industries, such as:

  • Advertising
  • Banking
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Construction
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Fashion
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education
  • High Technology R&D
  • Hospitality
  • Internet
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Packaging
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Software/Information Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Textiles
  • Utilities

Day Pitney IP lawyers can help you leverage and protect your most valuable assets - your brands, ideas, and technological advancements.