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Business-Related Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Walter Haverfield has a rich legacy of supporting entrepreneurs and startups, counseling them and providing the resources needed to grow and thrive in today’s competitive marketplace. A strong entrepreneurial spirit is woven throughout our team and our firm, which gives us the ability to provide strategies for clients to successfully leverage their intellectual capital and turn great ideas into great business.

Business-Related Intellectual Property Team



  • Counseling clients on best practices related to protecting and increasing the value of their intellectual property
  • Facilitating numerous ideation and forward-patenting planning sessions
  • Assisting multiple clients with portfolio development related to all components of intellectual property
  • Performing intellectual property risk management assessments
  • Performing due diligence of intellectual property for business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and licensing agreements
  • Developing and implementing global intellectual property strategy assistance for in-house counsel
  • Collaborating with research and development teams to identify and harvest intellectual property
  • Designing patent portfolio strategies to protect core and emerging businesses