Intellectual property

Services Provided


Our attorneys assist clients in identifying protectable rights, drafting applications, managing portfolios and protecting and enforcing patents. Each member of the Intellectual Property practice group is a registered patent attorney and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Our attorneys work with clients to draft, register and negotiate copyrighted works from agreements to licenses for manufacturers, software developers and companies holding many assets. Our experienced attorneys create and manage portfolios for clients that allow for prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property.


Our experienced litigation attorneys protect our clients’ intellectual property assets in federal and state courts and provide litigation services related to patent, trademark and copyright protection as well as licensing agreements. Our attorneys have served as dispute mediators on matters involving trade secrets, licensing and intellectual property enforcement.


Our attorneys advise clients about their rights and protections from the creation of a trademark to the commercialization and enforcement of the intellectual property. With valuable years of experience, we are able to individualize each approach to ensure protection and success for our clients. 

Trade Secrets

Our attorneys partner with both plaintiffs and defendants on complex matters involving trade secrets and confidential information involving non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, defections and espionage. We work diligently to support our clients in litigation matters in order to protect intellectual property.


Our attorneys assist clients in drafting agreements for patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. We also advise clients on employee agreements, research agreements, confidential disclosures, consulting agreements and asset purchase agreements.

Computer Law

Computer law is an extremely specialized area where client issues are often unique. We represent both new and established firms in negotiation of financing, licensing, protection of software, drafting agreements and litigation of hardware and software infringement.

If you have questions regarding our intellectual property practice, please email or call us in Cedar Rapids at (319) 366-7641 or in Coralville at (319) 354-1019.