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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 middle-market and emerging-growth companies. 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

The Heightened Need for Non-Infringement Opinions After Halo and Stryker

The Supreme Court recently decided two cases, Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., et al. and Stryker Corporation, et al. v. Zimmer, Inc., et al., dealing with the standard that courts must use when determining whether or not to award enhanced damages to a patent plaintiff. As an enhanced damage award can often be […]

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Staying ahead of the pack with “Track One” Accelerated Cases

Consider filing a “Track One” case to jump to the front of the line for an extra fee. You may even get a more experienced and decisive examination by paying the additional Track One fees.

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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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