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Lee & Xiao's Intellectual Property practice encompasses all aspects of protection, transfer, and litigation of intellectual property rights, including patent, trademark, and copyright application, prosecution, and infringement litigation, as well as protection of trade secrets and proprietary company information.  Our attorneys have also assisted companies negotiate and draft employment, confidentiality, and non-disclosure agreements with their key employees.

        Our attorneys also have substantial experience in negotiating, structuring, and documenting the transfer and licensing of intellectual property.  We have advised clients in formulating and implementing advertising and marketing strategies for the U.S. market, and negotiated agreements to develop, manufacture, license, and distribute products and technologies worldwide.

        Lee & Xiao attorneys have worked with business involved in a wide-range of activities and industries, including manufacturers and distributors of computer hardware and software, chemical and biological products, telecommunication services, and mechanical engineered and medical devices.

        The firm has developed a support network of full time searchers, former examiners with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington D.C., and technical consultants (with advanced degrees in electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, and biology) to assist our clients protect their domestic intellectual property rights.  Moreover, through our worldwide network of intellectual property attorneys in over thirty countries, Lee & Xiao has the capability to assist our clients conduct pre-registration searches and apply for patent, trademark, and copyright protection worldwide.

        Lee & Xiao attorneys have also conducted seminars to assist our clients identity and devise strategies to protect their core intellectual property assets.  Our attorneys speak often before trade association, industry groups, foreign visiting scholars, and government official on issue related to the protection and litigation of intellectual property rights.