Grüneberg and Myers turned the traditional law firm model on its head, to set the gold standard for in-depth, cost-efficient patent counsel.
In an evolving market, Grüneberg and Myers offers cost savings for patent budgets. With innovative office concepts and paper-free law practice management systems, the firm reduced overhead, bringing prices to competitive levels. State-of-the-art cloud-based file and docket management software provide robust cybersecurity and increased efficiency, within a reasonable technology budget.
The firm’s experienced attorneys and staff maintain high quality. Several team members have previously worked at the International Trade Commission, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, in-house positions, large general-practice firms, and IP boutiques. While the firm itself started in 2017, the firm’s staff leadership has worked in managerial and supervisory roles in larger, high-volume patent prosecution firms and in-house at large companies, thus carrying forward decades of institutional knowledge in an innovative, efficient environment.
The attorneys at Grüneberg and Myers prosecute U.S. and international patent applications with skill and experience. Thousands of U.S. patents have issued as a result of the efforts of the attorneys on the Grüneberg and Myers team. Using the full menu of options available at the USPTO, Grüneberg and Myers pursues optimized, strong patent protection. The firm prides itself on detailed analysis of office actions with fast turnaround, avoiding extensions and facilitating greater familiarity with cases, both for applicants and Examiners.
The firm also coordinates global prosecution and portfolio management. Maintaining relationships with patent firms globally, the attorneys at Grüneberg and Myers consolidate strategies and take the work off of in-house counsel.
With its low-overhead model, Grüneberg and Myers can prosecute applications within competitive flat-rate pricing structures.
The attorneys at Grüneberg and Myers have experience with numerous counseling, freedom-to-operate, and post-grant matters. The firm frequently provides freedom-to-operate, invalidity, and noninfringement opinions for clients. In addition the attorneys at Grüneberg and Myers have performed product IP-clearance projects, and have helped clients navigate pharmaceutical Hatch-Waxman exclusivity and subject matter eligibility. The firm also achieved positive outcomes for clients in reexamination and in inter partes review.
When in-house counsel needs to operate on a budget, the firm can work within agreed-upon price ceilings to provide thorough outside patent counsel with predictable costs.
Large corporations, including Fortune 50 companies and Fortune Global 200 companies trust Grüneberg and Myers with building patent portfolios and operating in competitive IP environments. The firm serves companies in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, supporting in-house counsel in chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, construction, AI, machine learning, electronics, and tools and machinery industries.
Clients have expressed high levels of satisfaction with the firm’s handling of their patent matters, as well as with the firm’s flexibility to offer competitive pricing.
The firm is 100% women- and ethnic minority-owned, and includes diverse representation at all levels. Varied backgrounds strengthen the firm and provide wide-ranging perspectives.
Last updated 18th May 2020
For over 150 years, Ropes & Gray’s global intellectual property group has provided clients across the world with a broad spectrum of IP services, handling cutting-edge cases, transactions and other strategic matters from six offices in key cities across the United States (Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.) and four international offices in London, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Seoul. On the ground across three different continents, our IP professionals provide clients with around-the-clock, top-tier IP support on an international stage. Indeed, Ropes & Gray’s IP group has been consistently recognized for its excellence by independent ranking publications such as Chambers, Legal 500, Managing IP, LMG Life Sciences, and IAM Patent 1000. Notably, we were recognized as the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” for Patent Law.
Many of Ropes & Gray’s IP attorneys have degrees or advanced degrees in technology or life sciences areas, and a number have worked in industry prior to joining the firm. Leveraging our strong technical backgrounds, our team has substantial experience handling business critical matters across a range of industries, including: technology, media and telecommunications; life sciences; retail and consumer products; private equity; financial services; health care; medical devices; and education. We work closely with our clients to understand their technology and business, as well as the relevant third party patent landscape.
Ropes & Gray’s IP litigators have extensive experience handling all types of business critical IP disputes involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and false advertising. Our IP litigators argue in every key IP litigation court, including the U.S. federal district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and International Arbitration tribunals.
Ropes & Gray’s IP team also consists of corporate attorneys focused on helping clients establish corporate structures, complete strategic and commercial transactions, and execute against long- and near-term business priorities in circumstances in which IP assets are critical to the structure, the deal, and the goals. Our attorneys are exceptionally well versed in handling structures, transactions, and operations where proprietary brand, media, technology, data, content, methodology and other proprietary intangible assets are key to achieving the client’s goals. Whether the goal is protecting IP assets, forming a venture, securing capital, developing technology, issuing securities, licensing IP rights or making acquisitions, our IP team stands ready to offer cohesive and comprehensive guidance.
Last updated 17th April 2020
Network Memberships: AIPLA, AIPPI, FICPI, INTA, LESI
Last updated: 27th September 2018
Cooley's lawyers solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, financial institutions, investors and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, often where innovation meets the law.
Cooley’s global intellectual property practice is comprised of 200+ IP lawyers and professionals across a dozen offices in the US and Europe. Our IP team provides prosecution and strategic counseling services that allow clients to gain the most value from their IP and represents clients in complex infringement suits in which core products and brands are at stake. We are proud to be recognized as a leader in IP law by several publications including The American Lawyer, BTI Consulting, Chambers, Corporate Counsel, IAM Patent 1000, Legal 500, Law360, LMG Life Sciences, Managing IP, National Law Journal and World Trademark Review, among others.
Last updated 1st September