The intellectual property practice at Fogel & Potamianos has over 20 years experience providing specialized counseling to help inventors, startups, universities, as well as small and Fortune 500 companies navigate complex IP matters.  Our extensive background in product development and engineering allows us to generate value-added IP portfolios, including acquisition of strong, enforceable patents that precisely protect the most complex technologies with the maximum scope available. Being entrepreneurs ourselves, we approach our client’s matters with the intensity and care as if they were our own.

We offer a full suite of expertise in all areas of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets to enable our clients to create, expand, and protect the value of their branding, businesses and most prized intellectual assets.


  • Strategic patent portfolio creation and management.
  • Patent preparation and prosecution including filings and full prosecution support through allowance, grant, post-grant proceedings, and maintenance.
    • US and Foreign filing and prosecution support
    • Full suite of application support, including provisional, design, non-provisional, PCT, and foreign/national stage filings.
  • Advanced technology licensing services, including negotiation and advocacy to help licensees maximize the IP value. 
  • Patentability and freedom to operate opinions.
  •  Pre-litigation and litigation support, including infringement/non-infringement and invalidity analysis, cease & desist orders.


  • Strategic branding and trademark portfolio creation and management through evaluation of existing trademark landscape as well as the current and prospective market of our client’s products and services.
  • US and state trademark filing and support though allowance, grant and maintenance.
  • Pre-litigation and litigation support, including infringement/non-infringement, take-down notices and cease & desist orders.


  • US copyright applications and common law rights analysis.
  •  Pre-litigation and litigation support, including infringement/non-infringement, take-down notices and cease & desist orders.

Trade Secrets:

  • Preparation of client-focused non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s).
  • Evaluation of company technology and trade secrets for proper implementation of internal and external procedures, memoranda, communications, and trade secret protection practices.

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