Dimock Stratton's lawyers help clients preserve their competitive edge. Our services include advice and representation regarding the protection of trade secrets and other confidential information, from software to recipes. We also represent clients in disputes concerning breach of confidence and theft of trade secrets.
Our services in the preparation and negotiation of IP-related agreements help our clients build relationships and realize the potential of their intellectual property.
We handle various types of IP-related agreements, including:
ownership and confidentiality (non-disclosure) agreements for employers, employees, contractors, and consultants
licensing and commercial agreements for the exploitation of intellectual property rights and trade secrets
agreements relating to technology transfers, joint ventures, and other collaborative arrangements
open source licenses
Our lawyers recognize the role that IP plays in furthering our clients' business objectives, and we coordinate with our clients' commercial counsel to integrate the protection and exploitation of IP rights into business transactions. In addition, we provide advice on the acquisition and enforcement of patents, trade-marks, copyright, and industrial designs.