Williams Mullen

Intellectual Property Department

Virginia: Southern
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What the team is known for Offers the full range of IP services, with particular expertise in the technology and life sciences arenas. Regularly works on contentious and noncontentious matters relating to patents, trademarks and copyright, including major infringement claims. Assists on the procurement, registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights, often in the context of substantial IP portfolios.

Strengths"I would definitely recommend the firm - the advice is spot-on and they are very prompt and client-oriented," notes one interviewee.

A client praises the "excellent team" for its "superb communication" along with its "great understanding of our expectations, business culture and IP philosophy."

Notable practitioners

Craig Mytelka
has three decades of experience advising clients on a range of intellectual property matters, including copyright and patent lawsuits, misappropriation of trade secrets and software licensing deals.

Edward White
is recognized for his considerable experience handling the creation and enforcement of trademarks, as well as advising clients on brand management and dispute resolution. He represents a broad spread of clients in sectors such as retail, energy and financial services.

A client describes
Thomas Bergert
as "an absolutely outstanding attorney" who "thinks pragmatically about business decisions and is very hands-on and resolution-oriented." Regularly representing technology and security companies, he is a skilled patent prosecutor and also advises on the management of large trademark portfolios.