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IP STRATEGY
DEVELOP AN IP STRATEGY IN-LINE WITH YOUR PRODUCT AND BUSINESS OBJECTIVES

IP PORTFOLIO BUILDING & MANAGEMENT
PATENT PREPARATION & PROSECUTION, TRADE SECRETS, COPYRIGHTS & TRADEMARKS, INVENTION MINING

FREEDOM TO OPERATE
LIMIT RISK THROUGH ANALYSIS OF THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

IP AGREEMENTS & DUE DILIGENCE
VET INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & NEGOTIATE AND DRAFT IP AGREEMENTS

CONFLICT RESOLUTION
PRE-SUIT INVESTIGATIONS & LITIGATION MANAGEMENT

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Robert M. O’Keefe has a diverse Intellectual Property Law background, including global patent prosecution and asset management, global IP strategy, product clearance, complex patent, software, and technology licensing as well as other IP related contracts, evaluations of third party technology and patents for potential investment or licensing. He also has experience and knowledge regarding patent and trade secret litigation, pre-litigation investigations, due diligence work, and opinions of counsel for patent validity and infringement including deposition experience.

His career began with The Dow Chemical Company where he served as in-house patent counsel. In 1994, Mr. O’Keefe relocated to Austin, TX where he worked as a senior associate with Arnold, White & Durkee – working predominantly in the area of patent and trade secret litigation – before co-founding a successful patent boutique firm in Austin – formerly O’Keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders. 

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