Intellectual Property & Technology


Intellectual Property

Lemery Greisler's attorneys realize that their clients' trademarks, logos, intellectual property, and customer goodwill are what distinguish them from their competition, and the Firm has experience helping protect and grow these assets. We offer a full range of intellectual property services, for both small and large clients, including protecting trade secrets, reviewing and overhauling internal procedures, drafting contracts, and litigating.

In addition, Lemery Greisler serves as copyright counsel to a number of its clients and has acted as counsel in publishing litigation and copyright infringement claims. Copyright clients range from book and computer program publishers to visual artists in need of basic royalty contracts and copyright registration services. For each client, the Firm offers peace of mind, knowing that goodwill is protected from theft and fraud. Our attorneys' extensive experience includes the following:

  • Prosecuting trademark applications before the Patent and Trademark Office
  • Responding to Trademark Office actions
  • Filing petitions for trademark opposition
  • Defending actions for trademark opposition and cancellation
  • Litigating trademark infringement
  • Assisting with claims of false advertising and unfair competition
  • Assigning intellectual property rights
  • Drafting or amending complex licensing and distribution agreements

Technology

In representing local, regional, and nationally emerging technology companies, Lemery Greisler has been at the forefront of the rapidly expanding technology niche. The Firm represents companies in all stages of development, from start-ups to publicly traded companies, both as general counsel and as counsel in specialized transactions. The Firm's technology attorneys represent clients across a wide range of industries and through various stages of development. Our attorneys participate actively in sophisticated financing transactions, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions, both for company clients and as special counsel. The range of client activities and matters handled by this group includes the following:

  • New venture formation
  • Strategic alliances
  • Capital market transactions
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Technology sharing arrangements, licensing, distribution, and sublicensing
  • Internet and eBusiness activities
  • HIPPA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, and other data and information privacy issues
  • Domain name protection, litigation, and arbitration
  • Compliance with federal and state securities laws
  • Spin-offs and corporate divestitures
  • Banking and commercial matters
  • Equity and compensation arrangements
  • State and federal trade secret protection
  • Trademark and copyright protection, registration, and litigation
  • Business model development

Notably, the Firm is counsel to the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) and the Luther Forest Technology Campus Economic Development Corporation. The Luther Forest Technology Campus is a 1,350-acre campus designed for nanotechnology manufacturing as well as research and development. Lemery Greisler has been an instrumental part of the Luther Forest team, which is comprised of numerous professional consultants engaged by SEDC to help bring nanotechnology to the Capital District.


Attorneys

ROBERT J. MAY, Jr.

ROBERT J. MAY, Jr.

ROBERT A. LIPPMAN

ROBERT A. LIPPMAN

SETH D. FINKELL

SETH D. FINKELL