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

Helsinn’s Law of Unintended Consequences: Avoiding Loss of Patent Rights in the Post-AIA EraRead More

A Temporary (?) Open Season on Four Letter Words at the PTO; Supreme Court Overturns the Lanham Act’s Bar on Registration of Immoral and Scandalous TrademarksRead More

The EPO and the Rule of LawRead More

Continental Makes a Big Splash in the Connected Car Patent Pool over OEM-Only Licensing PracticesRead More

RP’s Litigation Team Secures Serial Wins from the PTAB Upholding Patentability

For the second time, RatnerPrestia Shareholders Benjamin LeaceChristopher Blaszkowski and Andrew Koopman, came out of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) with a final written decision upholding the patentability of all claims in U.S. Patent No. 8,342,742, owned by AMETEK Denmark A/S.  Fluke Corp., a Washington-based tool manufacturer, had challenged the ’742 Patent in an inter partes review.

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