The firm represents clients in a wide variety of technologies, including semiconductor, computer and communications hardware and software, data processing and encoding and encryption, printing and copying, document handling, Internet and other networking technologies, software applications and E-commerce technologies, and other mechanical, electrical and electromechanical technologies, relating to the procurement of patent protection of innovations in the United States and worldwide. We are experienced in guiding companies in the best practices for building their intellectual property portfolios for the protection of their investments in intellectual capital evidenced by their innovations in technology and business practices. The firm also has a great deal of experience in technology aspects of agreements for the acquisition of technology, including by assignment, merger or acquisition of another company, contracted development and joint development, licensing and the like. In addition, the firm represents clients in offensively enforcing their patents through litigation and defending against litigation brought by other owners of patent rights.