Slater & Matsil, L.L.P. - Services

By: Slater Matsil  09-12-2011
Keywords: Intellectual Property, Licensing, patent


Slater & Matsil, L.L.P. provides a full range of intellectual property services. We bring an extraordinary technological foundation and a talent for legal innovation to every representation. Our intellectual property services include all aspects of patent and trademark preparation, prosecution, and management, complex licensing, cross-licensing, and technology agreements, and high-powered patent litigation capabilities. We have represented clients in businesses that involve semiconductors, telecommunications, computers, microprocessors, software, hardware, electronics, power electronics, electronic circuits, oil and gas, robotics, optics, nanotechnology, and more.

Our depth of analysis and attention to detail sets us apart. We listen carefully to our clients so that we can fully understand their technologies and business objectives. With this foundation, we are able to maximize each client’s intellectual property position by devising a course of action that stands up over time. We know that each client’s situation brings unique opportunities and challenges. Whether we are creating a customized licensing program, managing a substantial patent portfolio, or supplying technical know-how to a patent litigation team, our mastery of the facts, the law, and the technology help us to reach the optimal result for our clients.

Slater & Matsil’s patent services include:

  • Patent portfolio management
  • Patent preparation and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • International patent applications
  • Reexaminations
  • Reissues
  • Appeals

We also have extensive experience negotiating, developing, and drafting sophisticated patent licensing and cross-licensing arrangements, technology transfers, and alliance agreements for both domestic and international clients. We have helped many of our clients to formulate and implement very successful licensing programs that have generated substantial revenue streams over many years. Specific services include:

  • Portfolio evaluations
  • Patent analysis and enforcement
  • Patent infringement and validity studies
  • Opinion letters
  • Intellectual property due diligence for investments and mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent searches

Slater & Matsil collaborates with leading law firms throughout the United States to provide patent and technical support on complex patent infringement litigation. We have worked side by side with trial counsel on discovery and pretrial preparation matters, played a key role in Markman hearings, and provided expert testimony on an assortment of processes and technologies.

Slater & Matsil also works with clients on the creation and protection of trademarks and domain names. Our trademark practice includes:

  • Trademark strategy and counseling
  • Trademark preparation and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Foreign trademark applications
  • Trademark protection programs
  • Trademark infringement assessments
  • Trademark licensing
  • Trademark assignment agreements

Slater & Matsil’s comprehensive intellectual property services are local, national, and international. Regardless of the client’s location, we remain on call to provide ongoing legal advice as needed. Like our legal services, our client relationships are meant to stand the test of time.


Keywords: Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Services, Licensing, patent