Practice Areas

Next IP Law Group LLC focuses on providing value-added legal services to technology companies at all stages of development, from start-ups to established companies with national and international prominence. Our attorneys represent and advise clients on a broad array of legal matters involving technology and commercial transactions, intellectual property and commercial litigation, and patent and trademark prosecution and counseling. Our team consists of experienced technology and intellectual property specialists with deep technical background and extensive industry-sector experience that give us an exceptional understanding of our client’s business environment, uniquely positioning us to provide valuable practical advice and innovative solutions on a wide range of legal issues in the most responsive, efficient and effective manner.

Technology Transactions

Our technology transactions practice assists global public companies and startups with business transactions driven by the use, management, acquisition, development, protection and exploitation of technology and intellectual property assets. Our attorneys have structured and negotiated hundreds of high impact business and strategic collaborations, including strategic alliances, complex commercial transactions, joint ventures, outsourcing arrangements, and software/ patent/ technology licenses, as well as product research, development, manufacturing, supply, and distribution relationships. Our attorneys also work extensively on intellectual property asset purchases and sales; intellectual property audits; intellectual property due diligence for mergers, acquisitions and venture capital investments; and intellectual property litigation settlement agreements. Moreover, our technology lawyers have deep technical backgrounds and extensive industry sector experience that allow us to handle virtually any technology-related transaction with any level of complexity.

Patent Prosecution and Counseling

Our attorneys have prosecuted and managed hundreds of patent applications for our technology clients in the electrical, computer, mechanical, and chemical areas. Some of our specific electrical and computer experiences include, among others, electronics, electro-mechanical systems, radio frequency systems, GPS devices and systems, memory chips, microprocessor, networking devices and systems, call center systems and applications, telecommunication, data networking, application software, aviation systems, business methods, container/packaging systems, integrated circuits, Internet-enabled systems, medical devices, and systems testing and measurement (electrical and optical). Some of our specific mechanical and chemical experiences include, among others, cartons, packaging, mechanical lifts, shopping counters, photography, spa designs, and conveyor/processing systems. Our clients include small, medium, and large corporations, and universities. Our attorneys also have industry-sector experience as engineers and scientists. With extensive legal and industry experience, we provide valuable and practical counseling to our clients to obtain the maximum legal scope and protection for their inventions. 

Trademark Prosecution and Counseling

Our attorneys have prosecuted and managed over a thousand domestic and foreign trademark applications. In addition, we have guided and counseled our clients in asserting and defending trademarks, and managing trademarks to achieve business goals. We have guided our clients in trademark cases involving infringement, false advertising, cybersquatting, opposition and cancellation proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and domain name administrative proceedings (e.g., ICANN's Uniform cases), among others. Our attorneys provide valuable and practical counseling to our clients to obtain the appropriate legal scope and protection for our their trademarks.