Areas of Focus: STRATEGY: Development and implementation of intellectual property (IP) protection strategies for US and foreign clients. SECURING CLIENT RIGHTS: preparation/prosecution of US and foreign patent and trademark applications. OPINIONS OF COUNSEL: preparation of opinions concerning validity, infringement and freedom to operate. DILIGENCE; due diligence investigations. TRANSACTIONAL; licensing. OTHER: trade secrets counseling; infringement investigations. FOREIGN: advance client rights with assistance of foreign counsel in foreign jurisdictions including Europe, Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, India, Brazil, Chile, Australia, Mexico, and South Africa. PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT; management of client IP portfolios ranging in size from a single patent to 900+ patents.