Your Intellectual Property Team
Can Make All the Difference
David L. Weed – IP Attorney
Dave focuses his intellectual property practice on business matters related to recruiting or hiring individuals or groups of employees. These issues can include restricting covenants in employment, consulting, bonus, option or separation agreements, and stand-alone non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements. He prepares intellectual property documents related to inventions, patents, and patent applications, in addition to having knowledge on intellectual property issues arising in corporate transactions. Dave is also experienced in negotiating and preparing a wide variety of agreements related to the copyrighted works of development, distribution, or license agreements. He is competent in representing clients in transactions involving the grant of security interests in licenses, leases, or the purchase or sale of copyrighted works.
Ryan K. Hodges – IP Attorney
Ryan focuses his intellectual property practice on representing clients in transactions involving the grant of security interests in inventions, patents, and patent applications, as well as the assignment, purchase, or sale of intellectual property assets. He represents clients in opposition or cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and has the ability to prepare, file, and amend U.S. trademark applications and prepare and prosecute U.S., PCT, and foreign patent applications. Ryan focuses on negotiating and licensing intellectual property assets and has experience representing clients through accelerated patent prosecutions including Track One Prioritized Examination, interference or reexamination proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and proceedings before the Copyright Office and U.S. Customs agencies.