Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC

Primary Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property

Our Intellectual Property practice encompasses both obtaining and protecting the intellectual property rights of our clients. We have extensive experience prosecuting and litigating patents, trademarks, and copyrights, in addition to handling licensing, transfer and software code ownership issues.


Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC’s Patent Law practice focuses on protecting our clients’ technological innovations. Patents play a key role in advancing business goals by conferring the legal right to exclude others from making, using or selling an invention. We provide a complete range of legal services including patent preparation, enforcement and licensing. We also handle reexaminations, provide opinion letters, see to intellectual property related transfer and contractual matters and can help your company develop a strategy to circumvent or safeguard intellectual property. Our patent attorneys hold degrees in science and engineering from premier universities and cover a wide range of industries from software and gaming to energy and finance. We get to know your technology and your company in order to help you develop your patent portfolio and reach your business goals.


Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC’s Trademark Law practice focuses on protecting and promoting our clients’ brand names by complimenting their marketing and promotional efforts. Trademarks serve an important role in distinguishing the goods and services of our clients both nationwide and internationally, including the ability to prevent the importation of infringing foreign goods. We provide a complete range of legal services including the adoption, application, registration, maintenance, licensing and enforcement of our clients’ trademarks and service marks in federal and state court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. In addition, we work with international trademark professionals to assist our clients in protecting their trademarks abroad including in the European Community, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates.


Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC have extensive experience litigating software code ownership and working with copyright and licensing issues. While our clients include a range of companies, including oil and gas exploration and production, the primary focus of our copyright litigation practice is on software and Internet companies. We handle a full range of issues relating to copyrights, including the preparation of applications and registration documents with the Register of Copyrights in the Library of Congress. We draw on our extensive litigation practice to protect the rights of our clients in cases of intellectual property infringement. In addition, we aid our clients in handling subsequent intellectual property business matters such as transfers, licenses and contracts relating to intellectual property rights.

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