Intellectual Property Law

Practice Areas

Practice Areas


Brundidge & Stanger, P.C. specializes in the practice of intellectual property law, which includes the areas of patents, trademarks and copyrights. The Firm provides services to help protect innovation, including inventions, identifiers of goods or services, and works of authorship. Brundidge & Stanger, P.C. has made obtaining high quality patents for its clients a primary focus of the Firm. The Firm has been ranked by IAM magazine in 2013 and 2015 as one of the Overall Top 20 Firms in the US obtaining high quality patents.

A patent protects an invention by granting an inventor the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling an invention in the United States, or importing the invention into the United States.

Brundidge & Stanger, P.C. provides a wide range of patent transactional services including, but not limited to:

  • Preparing patent applications
  • Filing and prosecuting patent application in the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Filing international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
  • Preparing patent opinions regarding patentability, infringement, non-infringement, validity and non-validity
  • Preparing and negotiating licensing agreements

A trademark is an identifier of the source of goods or services, and can be used to prevent others from using a confusingly similar mark. A trademark used in interstate or foreign commerce may be registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Brundidge & Stanger, P.C. provides trademark transactional services including, but not limited to:

  • Preparing trademark applications
  • Filing and prosecuting trademark applications in the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Working with foreign trademark practitioners to obtain trademark protection outside of the United States
  • Preparing and negotiating licensing agreements

A copyright protects original works of authorship by granting an author the exclusive right to reproduce the copyrighted work, to prepare derivative works, to distribute copies or phonorecords of the copyrighted work, or to perform or display the copyrighted work publicly.

Brundidge & Stanger, P.C. provides copyright transactional services including, but not limited to:

  • Filing copyright registrations with the United States Copyright Office