Sutherland has a vibrant intellectual property practice, providing all of the services required by those needing to protect and leverage IP rights in a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and internationally. Our experience includes patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling, litigation and licensing, as well as other services such as trade secret and technology litigation and counseling and intellectual property audits and evaluations.
Sutherland’s Intellectual Property (IP) group has extensive experience in the energy industry. About two-thirds of Sutherland's IP attorneys with undergraduate and advanced degrees in petroleum and chemical engineering, organic and inorganic chemistry, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering. Many of these attorneys have worked as engineers, biochemists, researchers or professors within a variety of industries, including experience within the upstream and downstream aspects of the oil and gas industry. In addition, the Sutherland IP group currently provides, or has in the past provided, significant legal services to clients involved in various aspects of the energy industry. The technical knowledge and backgrounds of the Sutherland IP attorneys enable a faster and deeper understanding of areas in which energy industry clients have IP interests.
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