Intellectual Property

Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C. is committed to helping our clients create and protect their valuable intellectual property, whether that is an invention, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other similar assets.

Whether you are a business or an individual, intellectual property, including proprietary trade secrets and other confidential information are vital assets. In today’s evolving landscape, where significant advancements occur at light speed, procuring, enforcing, protecting, and commercially exploiting those assets has necessarily become a paramount business priority and a key to gaining a competitive edge and establishing fundamental value in the business.

At Jardim, Meisner & Susser, we understand the competitive dynamics faced in today’s fluctuating and often volatile business world. By working side-by-side with our clients to understand their business models and objectives, we are able to provide tailored legal assistance to develop and implement effective strategies that protect and maximize intellectual property asset value.


Our firm’s seasoned team of intellectual property, corporate, and litigation attorneys offers a comprehensive arsenal of legal services in intellectual property, technology, and related legal disciplines. Drawing upon decades of combined experience, we are able to provide cost-effective solutions that help our clients achieve their business objectives, while simultaneously achieving the ultimate goal — protecting their intellectual property assets, effectively enforcing their rights, and maximizing the value of their intellectual property and proprietary trade secrets.


The firm’s intellectual property and technology team provide qualified legal representation in the following practice areas:


Intellectual Property and Trade Secret Litigation:

  • Trademark, Trade Dress, and Counterfeiting Litigation

  • Trade Secret / Software Code Misappropriation Litigation

  • Patent Infringement Litigation

  • False Advertising, Unfair Competition, and Lanham Act Litigation

  • Copyright Infringement Litigation


Intellectual Property Prosecution, Procurement, and Registration:

  • General Intellectual Property Advice and Counseling

  • Trademark, Trade Dress and Product Design Prosecution and Registration before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • Patent Prosecution (Utility and Design) before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • Copyright Registration with the U.S. Copyright Office

  • Trade Secret Protection and Enforcement

  • Appeals, Inter Partes and Ex Partes Proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board


Intellectual Property Licensing and Transactional Matters

  • General Intellectual Property Licensing

  • Joint Venture / Development Arrangements

  • Master Service Agreements

  • SaaS / Terms of Use Arrangements and Agreements

  • Software Development Agreements

  • Privacy Policies / NDAs / Confidentiality Agreements

  • Affiliate / Distributorship Agreements

  • Franchise Arrangements and Agreements

  • Due Diligence Investigations

  • Intellectual Property Legal Opinions (Freedom to Operate, Novelty, Patentability, Infringement, etc.)

  • Service Level / Hosting Agreements


Experienced and knowledgeable intellectual property counsel is essential to the success of every business. At Jardim, Meisner & Susser, we understand the importance of working closely with our clients and helping them put their intellectual property to work to achieve the competitive edge.

Let us know how we can help you or your business.