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Patent Prosecution & Strategy


Managing Intellectual Property Firm of the Year 2019 


Combining business perspectives, technical knowledge and industry experience, our IP attorneys help our clients protect their sources of competitive advantage and maximize their revenue streams. We start by understanding each client’s business in great detail and working with them to create a patent strategy that is consistent with their business objectives.

Our clients regularly count on our international, integrated Intellectual Property team for a variety of services, including:

  • Developing domestic and international intellectual property strategies
  • Patent prosecution, including reexamination, reissue, interference and foreign filings
  • Commercial contract matters, including development, supply and licensing agreements
  • Domain name registration, transfer and enforcement
  • Patentability, validity and infringement opinions
  • Intellectual property commercialization and technology transfers
  • M&A intellectual property due diligence

We have been helping clients with their IP needs for more than 50 years and our team has been recognized internationally for its quality and capabilities.

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Representative Matters

  • Leading Provider of Oral Health Products. We work with a global provider of oral health products in connection with its product development and introduction activities. We analyze potential infringement issues and provide design around advice. We also file for patent protection on its products and monitor the activities of its competitors for infringement of its IP rights. We have identified and invalidated several copycat patents filed in China by the client’s competitors who seek to use the lax Chinese utility model system to disrupt our client’s success in the region.
  • Leading Manufacturer of Memory and Semiconductor Technologies. For many years, we have served as patent counsel for a leading semiconductor company and helped it secure more than 1,200 patents. Our client consistently ranks among the top 10 most prolific patent registrants in the United States and its patent portfolio has at times been rated as the most valuable patent portfolio in the world.
  • Leader in High Performance Eyeware and Goggles. We are IP counsel to a multi-national provider of high performance eyewear and goggles that has hundreds of patents registered and pending in 32 countries around the world.
  • World’s Largest Luggage Company. We serve as lead counsel overseeing the entire domestic and foreign patent portfolio held by the largest luggage company in the world. We also support the client’s M&A due diligence activities and we serve as IP counsel to the entities it acquires. In addition, we represent the client in its IP licensing and acquisition activities.
  • Multi-National Pharmaceutical Company. We handle patent prosecution matters in the United States for the third largest pharmaceutical company in Japan.
  • Leading Vendor of 4G Broadband Wireless Products. We negotiated supply, licensing and services agreements with one of India’s leading mobile network provider so that it could use our client’s products to launch its 4G service in India.
  • Leading Engineering University. We act as IP counsel to several of the top laboratories and professors at one of the top engineering schools in the United States. We are working with the client to grow its patent portfolio as part of its efforts to bring its technology transfer operations in line with its rising stature.


Ones to Watch

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Tier 1 Patent Law Firm

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Tier 1 Patent Litigation Law Firm

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Tier 1 IP Litigation Firm

17 Dorsey IP Stars- Managing IP Handbook 2021

13 Dorsey Attorneys Recognized as Leading Patent Practitioners IAM Patent 1000 2020

6 Dorsey Practices Recognized Across 4 Offices IAM Patent 1000 2020

US News Best Lawyers 2022 Leading Technology Law Firm

Leading Patent Practitioners IP Asset Magazine Patent 1000-2019

U.S. Regional Award for Patent Prosecution West Managing IP Americas 2019

Dorsey Highly Recommended IP Practice-Managing IP Handbook 2019

Top Patent Firm IPWatchdog 2017

Top 5% Law Firms - IP Litigation - BTI Consulting Group 2016


Gina Cornelio
Practice Group Co-Chair
Bryan Pratt
Practice Group Co-Chair

Industries & Practices

  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Trademark, Copyright + Advertising