In addition to helping clients secure protection for their own intellectual property, BSKB represents companies looking to license intellectual property rights to others to expand markets for their goods and services or to obtain licenses from others for more freedom to sell a broader range of goods or services. BSKB also assists clients who look to cross-license intellectual property rights to create joint cooperation agreements with other companies or, as part of a more complex litigation scenario, to settle disputes with other companies.
BSKB provides legal opinions for both prospective licensors and licensees to ensure companies can move forward with licensing and acquisition plans with confidence in the value of the related intellectual property. BSKB also assists clients with an inventory and valuation of intellectual property rights and identifying and targeting potential licensing targets, as well as drafting simple to highly complex intellectual property licensing agreements.
Attorneys and Professionals
July 1, 2020
BSKB ASSISTS CLIENT IN SUCCESSFUL IPR CHALLENGES TO BIOPHARMACEUTICAL PATENTS FOR TREATING POMPE DISEASE
BSKB assists client in successful IPR Challenges to Biopharmaceutical Patents for Treating Pompe DiseaseLearn More
July 24, 2020
In surveys throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area, three possible replacement names have emerged as favorites among the fans: Warriors, Red Wolves, and Redtails. Armed with the knowledge of the name change and the relative popularity of the possible replacement names, two enterprising individuals have applied to obtain a federal trademark registration for the marks WARRIORS, WASHINGTON RED WOLVES, and WASHINGTON REDTAILS, respectively. Neither applicant appears to be connected to the owners of the Washington D.C. professional football team.Learn More
September 10, 2020
Michael Smith was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article regarding Apple's opposition to the “federal registration of food prep app Prepear’s logo as a trademark, arguing the green pear-with-leaf logo ‘readily calls to mind’ its iconic bite-out-of-an-apple logo.”Learn More
August 31, 2020
Falls Church, Va., August 31, 2020 — Eric H. Liou has joined Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (BSKB) as an associate in the firm’s Electronics and IT Practice Group.Learn More