Intellectual Property Practice
Domestic & Foreign Trademark Services
For more than twenty years, Conkle, Kremer & Engel has perfected trademark registrations, both foreign and domestic. In conjunction with our network of foreign associates, we routinely prosecute and manage trademark registrations throughout the world. Currently we maintain over 500 trademark registrations for our clients, in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and the Middle East.
We assist clients to overcome “refusal” office actions by submitting effective arguments to convince the Trademark Office examiners to change position and allow registration of our clients’ trademarks. Conkle, Kremer & Engel also protects clients through opposition of registration of infringing marks and cancellation actions.
Conkle, Kremer & Engel frequently assists clients with the purchase of intellectual property, including trademarks, patents and copyrights, through investigation, documentation and perfection of the transfer. We record transfers of ownership and trademark assignments in the United States and throughout the world.
When necessary to protect a client’s rights, Conkle, Kremer & Engel takes action to stop infringement of our clients’ trademarks. We have successfully litigated many infringement and cancellation actions, including both prosecution and defense of claims.
Patent Litigation Services
Throughout its existence, Conkle, Kremer & Engel members have always included both registered patent attorneys and attorneys with significant patent litigation experience. When necessary to protect a client’s rights, Conkle, Kremer & Engel takes action to stop infringement of our clients’ patents, or defends patent infringement assertions by opponents. We have successfully litigated many patent infringement and cancellation actions, including both prosecution and defense of claims.