practice areas

In addition to client counseling in all areas of intellectual property law, Tutunjian & Bitetto provides intellectual property services at every level. The following is a non-exhaustive list of our areas of focus for legal services. Contact us if you have questions or would like a quote.

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Prosecution
Patents

Tutunjian & Bitetto provides patent prosecution services in a wide variety of technical areas. Representative technical areas include: electronics; mechanical devices; surgical tools and systems; computer architecture; software; and chemical or biological innovations. Meeting your time constraints and budget requirements is always of utmost importance. Our patent prosecution philosophy is to assertively pursue broad claim coverage to ensure the highest level of protection to meet diverse client needs. Whether the client’s strategy includes Utility, Design or Provisional patent applications, we have the experience and confidence needed to handle your Intellectual Property goals.

All U.S. Patent applications are filed directly from our office using the U.S. Patent Office on-line electronic filing system, and while we maintain a paper option for our clients, all communications, reporting, etc. are done paperlessly.

We also handle patent application filings throughout the world. This permits our clients to take advantage of international treaties such as the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) or permit direct filing in other countries to ensure world-wide coverage for your patentable innovations.

Trademarks

Tutunjian & Bitetto provides trademark prosecution services for word marks, service marks, logos, slogans, certifications, etc., for any brand in any industry. All U.S. Trademark applications are filed directly from our office using the U.S. Trademark Office on-line electronic filing system, and while we maintain a paper option for our clients, all communications, reporting, etc. are done paperlessly.

We also handle trademark application filings throughout the world. This allows our clients to take advantage of International treaties such as the Madrid Protocol to ensure global coverage for their marks.

Copyrights

Tutunjian & Bitetto provides copyright prosecution services for all works of art, program code, jewelry, clothing and apparel patterns, photographs, music recordings, literary works, etc. With our extensive network of foreign associates, we also handle copyright application filings throughout the world.

All U.S. Patent applications are filed directly from our office using the U.S. Patent Office on-line electronic filing system, and while we maintain a paper option for our clients, all communications, reporting, etc. are done paperlessly.

We also handle patent application filings throughout the world. This permits our clients to take advantage of international treaties such as the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) or permit direct filing in other countries to ensure world-wide coverage for your patentable innovations.

Transactional & Searching
Searches

Tutunjian & Bitetto provides patent and trademark searching services for a variety of purposes. Examples include searches for: trademark clearance; patent novelty; patent freedom to operate; assignments; and any other intellectual property searches. Searches can also be provided internationally using our foreign associates.

Due Diligence

Tutunjian & Bitetto provides due diligence services. These can include legal evaluation of patents and trademarks in contemplation of, or as a result of, mergers and acquisitions and other events. We work closely with business counsel to evaluate acquired or to be acquired patent and trademark portfolios.

We also handle trademark application filings throughout the world. This allows our clients to take advantage of International treaties such as the Madrid Protocol to ensure global coverage for their marks.

Licensing & NDAs

Tutunjian & Bitetto drafts, reviews and negotiates licensing agreements for intellectual property transfers, royalty agreements, etc. We can also assist in drafting and securing non-disclosure agreements.

litigation
Litigation Counseling & Strategizing

Litigation, especially in the intellectual property field, can be resource-intensive. While litigation is sometimes necessary in order to achieve a resolution in a matter, our goal is to negotiate a fair settlement whenever possible. When litigation cannot be avoided, we assist our clients from the outset. This may include preparing cease and desist letters, conducting infringement reviews, evaluating defensive positions and counterclaims, preparing and filing complaints in Federal courts, conducting discovery, handling motion practice, and providing and executing a trial strategy.

Opinions

Tutunjian & Bitetto provides verbal or written opinions or studies for a variety of purposes.

For patents, opinions/studies can include freedom to operate, infringement, novelty, validity, expert, etc. Opinions may be rendered for variety of applications, e.g., product clearance, merger and acquisition due diligence studies, patent valuation studies, etc.

For trademarks, opinions/studies can include freedom to use, infringement considerations, first use, etc.

international
International Services

Tutunjian & Bitetto has an extensive network of foreign intellectual property colleagues in most countries throughout the world. This network enables us to provide international intellectual property services and international referrals outside of Intellectual Property Law on any level. Our international network may be employed to pose questions about local laws or filing strategies that help to save money, expedite foreign filings and take advantage of international treaties. Our international network is also useful in obtaining translations of documents and searching for references of interest in foreign jurisdictions.

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