Pierce Atwood is a Portland-based general practice firm with approximately 130 lawyers and six offices throughout New England. More than 20 of these attorneys practice intellectual property. The IP group handles a full range of contentious and non-contentious work involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
Peter Guffin is based in the Portland headquarters and leads the intellectual property and technology group as well as the privacy and data security practices. He specializes in securing licensing agreements across patent, trademark, and copyright law, and counseling clients in information technology-related issues. Robert Stier is a trial attorney currently defending Swedish nanotechnology firm Rolling Optics AB in patent litigation.