O'Banion & Ritchey LLP specializes in intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition) and related litigation and licensing. 

Our firm prides itself on being able to offer personalized service and competitive rates, while also being able to serve all of a client's needs regarding intellectual property matters in any technology.

The firm's services encompass protection and registration of intellectual property rights not only in the United States, but throughout the world. These services include negotiating and structuring licensing and technology transfer agreements, and representing its clients in disputes that arise from technological issues. Many involve both complex technology and novel questions of law.

Our patent practice includes advising clients as to the patentability of inventions, the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and addressing questions of validity and infringement of patents.  If you are interested in medical device patents, please visit our Medical Device Patent Law website by clicking here.

The firm's trademark practice includes the determination of trademark and service mark availability, the preparation and prosecution of trademark applications, and counseling clients with regard to the selection, use and enforcement of trademarks.

In the area of copyrights, the firm's practice includes registering and enforcing copyrights, as well as advising clients with regard to the scope and use of their copyright protection.

Our trade secret practice involves counseling clients regarding protection of trade secrets and implementing procedures to protect trade secrets from disclosure and loss.

The firm also provides litigation and licensing services with regard to all aspects of intellectual property rights.

O'Banion & Ritchey LLP is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated law firm and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys.

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