Global Expertise

Extensive practice in intellectual property counseling

RatnerPrestia is a law firm expert in all things IP. The Firm handles procurement, enforcement, licensing, commercialization, global strategic IP planning, and all related business aspects of IP. The Firm has attorneys experienced and successful in all relevant U.S. and German jurisdictions, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The German Patent Office, The European Patent Office, The U.S. International Trade Commission, and Federal Courts, both trial and appellate. This expertise extends to all areas of IP protection, including patent, design, copyright, software, trademark, and trade secret protection.

Meet the RatnerPrestia Team

Practice Areas

The professionals at RatnerPrestia have profound experience in IP law and technology. But we go beyond just being IP experts. We understand the role IP plays in business success. And in your success.

Our lawyers are leaders in their respective fields, practicing law as well as shaping it. Our services include contributions to all stages of your innovation model, and include cradle-to-grave counseling for intelligent protection, enforcement, litigation, licensing and commercialization strategies. Read More

Post Grant Practice

Litigation at the Patent Office

The face of patent litigation is changing, and RatnerPrestia’s attorneys are at the forefront of that change. There is a significant chance that all or part of your patent infringement battle will be waged at the Patent Office. Post grant proceedings—including inter partes review, post grant review, covered business methods—can resolve the issue of patent validity faster than district court litigation and at a fraction of the cost. RatnerPrestia is adept at representing patent challengers (petitioners) and owners alike in these proceedings. Read More

RP News

Federal Circuit Paves the Way for Easier Claim Amendments During Inter Partes ReviewRead More

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Federal Circuit Paves the Way for Easier Claim Amendments During Inter Partes Review

The en banc Federal Circuit ruled today that the patent owner does not bear the burden of demonstrating the patentability of any claim amendments made during an inter partes review (“IPR”).  Depending on how the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) implements this ruling, it could be a game-changer by making it easier to make claim amendments and maintain patent validity in the highly effective post-grant proceedings provided by the AIA.

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