HBS offers full-service representation across legal disciplines and across international borders, with a focus on the unique business or personal needs of each client.
Our Intellectual Property group works as a strategic business partner to help clients of all sizes protect, monetize and defend their intellectual work and creative endeavors. Our team has decades of collective experience in representing individuals and companies of all sizes across most industries in complex patent, trademark, trade secrets, copyright, entertainment, and other matters. This includes technology companies, businesses engaged in manufacturing, distribution and retail, hospitality and entertainment, agriculture, food and beverage, authors, artists and entertainers, entrepreneurs, and many others. When our clients are threatened by allegations of infringement or breach of contract suits or pursuing action against someone who has infringed upon their rights, we take an aggressive stance on litigation to protect their interests.
We help clients protect the valuable work and intellectual property that they have invested their time, energy, and resources into. Our team works closely with senior leadership to analyze the opportunities and risks of each matter that arises, develop a litigation strategy that aligns with broader business goals, and execute that plan to achieve the desired outcome.
We have extensive experience litigating matters, representing claimants and defendants across numerous industries consumer products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, manufacturing, distribution and retail, hospitality, insurance, and media and entertainment. Our team has litigated in numerous U.S. District Courts.
Understanding, protecting, and monetizing the value of intellectual assets requires a strategic, thoughtful, and purposeful approach. We assist clients with all types of intellectual property transactions including assignments, licensing, copyright, trademark and patent portfolio analysis and valuation, due diligence, trademark and copyright application registration and maintenance, and trade secret protection.
Our Entertainment Law team represents individuals and companies across the entire industry and on all sides of transactions. We work with artists, producers, managers, talent agents, entrepreneurs, and companies involved in music, film, TV, recording, digital streaming, advertising, on-line services, gaming, intellectual property exploitation, publishing catalog transactions, due diligence, and both new and emerging technologies.