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An internationally known and trusted name in IP Law

Maier & Maier was established with the goal of providing intellectual property analysis and advice for leading large, multi-national corporations, universities, middle-market and emerging market companies, and startups and spinouts. We are proud of our ability to advise our clients, and to obtain patent protection for a wide scale of technologies, and offer years of experience in litigation, licensing, and other intellectual property-related issues.

The History of Our Firm

All Eyes are on the IRS and its Review of Facebook’s IP Valuation Methods

The IRS began an investigation in 2013 examining the valuation methods used in Facebook’s transfer of intellectual property rights to a foreign subsidiary in 2010. In early July, the investigation stepped up a notch when the IRS filed a summons in federal court requesting more information on the transfer. In a common move for large […]

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USPTO Adds New Pilot Program – Combines Features of Pre-Appeal Conference & After-Final 2.0 Program with goal of compacting prosecution

One of the more frustrating aspects of securing U.S. patent protection is the process of prosecuting a patent application after it has been drafted and filed. “Patent prosecution” is an administrative process of the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) encompassing the interaction between patent examiners and technical innovators (patent applicants and their attorneys […]

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New Maier & Maier Website

We are excited to launch the new MaierAndMaier.com website! Be sure to check back on a regular basis as we continue to update the website with valuable resources and important news related to IP law.

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