The Intellectual Property team at Woods Rogers provides complete services for U.S. and international intellectual property protection, including patent options and prosecution, trademark and copyright registration, and trade secrets defense. Our team is comprised of corporate and litigation lawyers who work together to enforce IP and defend against claims of infringement. In addition to working with established companies, we also guide entrepreneurs and start-ups in formation and business contracts, as well as counsel on growing and protecting the valuable IP of an innovative business.
With offices in Roanoke, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, this team is a leader in litigating IP cases in Virginia. We understand the nuances of trying cases in this region and have managed IP matters successfully—from conception all the way to trial and the appeals process.
Our Intellectual Property attorneys provide counsel in:
We have extensive experience filing and successfully prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications and challenging patents post-issuance. We also conduct and supervise prior art searches, such as patentability, validity, and state-of-the-art searches. Woods Rogers also conducts infringement searches and provides infringement and freedom-to-operate opinions.
Our patent work includes counsel on:
- Business methods
- Education-related methods and devices
- Electrical and electronic circuitry
- Green technology
- Mechanical devices
- Medical devices and methods
- Motor vehicle systems such as suspension and axle improvements
- Packaging Solutions
- Ship loading and unloading devices, including cranes and motors associated with such activities
- Wireless transmission technologies