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International Intellectual Property

Faegre Baker Daniels international IP attorneys advise on acquisition, licensing, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights for clients around the globe. We are highly regarded for our experience in global IP portfolio management and policy and strategy development.

We handle:

  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Foreign patent matters
  • Copyrights, advertising and media law
  • Privacy and cybersecurity
  • Rights and publicity
  • Global IP strategy and portfolio management
  • Technology and licensing transactions
  • Trademarks and brand management
  • Trade secrets litigation

Our team counsels and represents clients on matters involving the International Trade Commission, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, European Patent Office, and ICANN. We specialize in developing strategies for foreign patent protection and avoiding patent infringement by conducting freedom-to-operate analysis, providing risk management counseling, and negotiating and completing licensing agreements. Our international trademark expertise includes execution of trademark watching and enforcement strategies; drafting license, co-branding and settlement agreements; and due diligence reviews. We also have broad experience in managing and executing software license compliance and anti-piracy programs.

Our experience includes:

  • Represented clients in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications in the mechanical and chemical arts
  • Advised client in transferring its technologies into China and formulated China IP protection policies and strategies
  • Defended clients in copyright infringement and trade secrets misappropriation claims and litigation
  • Represented for respondent in patent infringement litigation related to digital cable and other information technologies
  • Advised in global contested matters including opposition practice in the European Patent Office, Germany and Asia Pacific
  • Structured, negotiated and documented technology licensing arrangements in multi-million dollar licensing fee projects in various industries
  • Advised in foreign patent preparation, procurement and enforcement in biotechnology and other industries
  • managed litigation programs in foreign jurisdictions in connection with global enforcement initiatives
  • Advised clients on anti-counterfeiting strategies and enforcement matters, including engaging global custom agencies to impede the trade of counterfeit product through the recording of trademark rights
  • Advise in IP-related aspects of merger and acquisition deals of all sizes


Huw Beverley-Smith, London
+44 (0) 20 7450 4551

Robert B. Leonard, Minneapolis
+1 612 766 8578
Yiqiang Li, Minneapolis
+1 612 766 8668

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