Gray Plant Mooty’s top-rated Intellectual Property Management team specializes in:
The Trademark & Brand Management team works closely with clients to provide strategic advice on how to protect and enhance the value of their brands and ideas. The team’s attorneys have global expertise in obtaining registrations for traditional and non-traditional trademarks. Clients of all sizes regularly count on the team for a variety of services, including:
Trademark Prosecution & Portfolio Management
The team currently manages over 12,000 active trademark applications and registrations, both domestic and international, on behalf of a broad spectrum of clients. This includes:
Trademark Protection & Enforcement
It is vitally important to take action against potentially infringing uses of your trademarks. The team offers strategies to ensure early detection of potential trademark infringement, including:
Through an established global network of foreign associates representing over 200 countries, GPM trademark attorneys have access to local expertise in virtually every corner of the globe, as well as the ability to register, enforce, and defend clients’ intellectual property worldwide.
The Copyright Protection & Registration team is dedicated to putting clients in the best possible position by helping with copyright registration, licensing, and enforcement both internationally and within the United States. GPM copyright attorneys work closely with clients to protect both their traditional copyrighted media and the copyrighted aspects of their technology.
The team’s services include:
The Trade Secrets team takes a comprehensive and integrated approach to protecting and maintaining clients’ trade secrets by creating individualized and sophisticated protection plans. The team works hand-in-hand with attorneys within the firm who specialize in copyright and patent protection, as well as dedicated employment law attorneys, to provide clients with the trade secrets team that works for them.
The Intellectual Property Licensing & Commercialization team works closely with clients to commercialize their intellectual property assets through licensing, strategic transactions, and technical due diligence. GPM attorneys structure, draft, and negotiate all types of agreements while focusing on protecting and maximizing the value of clients’ intellectual property, including:
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.