Business Services: MZF Law represents Startups and established companies throughout each phase of the company life cycle; including incorporation, financing, joint ventures, technology cooperation agreements, and venture capital financings, and antitrust and business conduct. MZF Law's attorneys regularly assist clients with company formation, data privacy and security, and confidentiality issues. MZF Law further advises companies during contract negotiations, and in preparation of service and sales agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and compliance documents.
Copyrights: MZF Law's attorneys have obtained copyright registrations in a variety of fields and are experienced in working with and overseeing foreign associates to obtain copyright registrations, enforce and defend copyright claims when necessary. Our lawyers counsel clients regarding the registration, licensing, policing and enforcement of their copyright rights.
Trademarks: MZF Law's attorneys help clients enforce and protect their trademarks against unlawful copying, use, sales, distribution, import, export or manufacturing throughout the world. MZF Law's lawyers are adept at working with and overseeing foreign counsel to obtain, monitor, enforce and leverage trademarks and trade dress throughout the world. Unlike larger firms, we offer a cost effective way for our clients to obtain a wide range of services, including clearance and registration, searches, licensing and advertising. We also counsel clients on global anti-counterfeiting and anti-infringement strategies.
Technology Counseling: We work closely with clients from the earliest stages of their technical development, offering valuable advice about how to protect their trade secrets, inventions and new ideas in view of their business strategies. We are often called upon to advise clients on complex licensing, patent clearance, and adversarial matters, as well as to provide strategic business counsel regarding the development of products or technologies that may allegedly infringe patents held by competitors or that require the negotiation of royalty payments. When necessary, we assemble experienced teams of patent attorneys, patent litigators, and technical experts to address unique business or intellectual property issues that may arise.
IP licensing and IP Asset Purchasing: Our IP lawyers advise clients in all aspects of intellectual property issues, including intellectual portfolio and asset management. Our lawyers are dedicated to offering clients strategic counseling and development services. Our lawyers understand our clients’ technology and are experienced in analyzing portfolios to present a variety of strategic alternatives for leveraging intangible assets into new market opportunities and revenue streams. These strategies include technology and merchandise licensing, business format franchising, joint ventures, strategic alliances and partnering, and co-branding. We work regularly with clients in industries as diverse as entertainment, financial services, hardware, Internet and e-commerce, medical devices, semiconductor, software, telecommunications and video games. We frequently assist clients in establishing the core business terms of the deal in addition to advising on intellectual property rights allocation, licensing terms, warranties, indemnities, damages disclaimers, and limitations of liability. Also, we actively assist clients in creating new business models.