Intellectual Property and Technology
Axley's Intellectual Property and Technology group is committed to helping our clients with their intellectual property and technology-related legal needs. Whether you are a small start-up company or a global leader, we provide sophisticated yet practical and cost-effective intellectual property legal services and advice. Axley's intellectual property lawyers can help you make the best intellectual property decisions to meet your business objectives.
Our Intellectual Property and Technology legal services include:
The lawyers in Axley's Intellectual Property group counsel clients on
the protection of copyright assets through registration and, when
necessary, litigation. We resolve copyright ownership issues in "work
made for hire" situations by getting the right agreements in place to
Technology Transactions and Licensing
Axley's Intellectual Property and Technology group can provide you with
practical strategic advice to assist you in achieving your business
objectives when you are entering into a technology-related transaction.
you are buying or selling a business with significant technology
assets, implementing a new business system, a licensor or licensee of
software or other technology, outsourcing your IT department, or
obtaining technology consulting services, our experienced attorneys work
with you through every step of the sometimes complex and confusing
transactions to achieve your goals.
Axley's Intellectual Property and Technology group advises clients on
the selection and protection of trademarks and service marks in the
United States and worldwide. We prepare, file and prosecute trademark
applications, and also assist clients in maximizing the value of their
marks through licensing, co-branding and distributorship agreements.
Our intellectual property law attorneys help our clients protect their
trade secrets, know-how and other confidential information by putting
into place and enforcing appropriate non-disclosure agreements with
employees and for all types of business relationships.
We also have experienced intellectual property litigation attorneys to represent our clients in protecting their significant intellectual property assets in both Wisconsin and federal courts.
Axley's Government Relations Team monitors proposed state laws and regulations for our clients, including those that may impact intellectual property, and advocates for our clients in this area. Our procurement law practice works with clients to introduce new products and technologies to state, federal and local government agencies.