Intellectual property now accounts for nearly 80 percent of the market value of the S&P 500 and is widely cited as the most powerful engine in today’s economy. As brands, processes and data become a new currency, it is more important than ever for companies to protect and advance their ideas, innovation and ingenuity.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon has a long history of success representing national and multinational companies in acquiring, maintaining and protecting IP rights. Staffed to meet the challenges of this fast-paced area of law, our team includes attorneys with diverse technical undergraduate degrees—allowing them to communicate on a wide variety of scientific matters and making them ready to meet the needs of clients, no matter what area of business is involved.


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Our services include: 

Intellectual Property Litigation:

  • Patent litigation;
  • Trademark and trade dress litigation;
  • Trademark dilution claims;
  • Unfair competition litigation; and
  • Copyright litigation.

Intellectual Property Prosecution and Counseling:

  • Patent filing and prosecution;
  • Patent portfolio strategy and management;
  • Patent risk analysis and “troll” response;
  • Inter Partes review and post-grant review;
  • Strategic counseling and licensing;
  • Trade secrets; and
  • Trademarks and copyrights.