IP Clients

Intellectual Property clients have come to Barnes & Thornburg LLP from a variety of industries. The industries include:
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive Components
  • Bicycles
  • Biotechnology
  • Building Components
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software
  • Conveyor Belt Cleaning and Transfer Point Equipment
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Engines
  • Funeral Equipment
  • Hardware Products
  • Information Technology
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Office Products
  • Packaging and Packaging Films
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pumps
  • Radiology
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

The businesses within these industries have had a variety of perspectives, ranging from:

  • Creators of intellectual property - inventors, authors, artists
  • Owners of intellectual property - individuals, firms, associations
  • Sellers of intellectual property - by assignment, by merger, by license
  • Buyers of intellectual property - by assignment, by merger, by license
  • Holders of security interests in intellectual property - through loans
  • Users of intellectual property - through purchase, license, and loan.

The intellectual property involved has included

  • Inventions
  • Works of authorship - writing, painting, sculpture, music, software
  • Distinguishing brands and marks
  • Confidential business and technical information

The intellectual property has involved numerous engineering and scientific fields.