B. Todd Patterson, Partner

Strategic Guidance

When clients face complex IP challenges, nothing beats having an attorney to turn to who has faced that exact same challenge before. And with Todd Patterson, there’s a pretty high likelihood that’s the case. For example, Todd has:

  • Prepared and prosecuted thousands of patent applications throughout the course of his career 
  • Provided IP due diligence on hundreds of high-value mergers and acquisitions
  • Provided assertion diligence and guidance
  • Guided several small startups, from initial product development to multi-million-dollar sales
  • Served as lead counsel on a range of IP litigation matters 

Todd draws upon these experiences in his role as a strategic intellectual property adviser. He often helps clients:

  • Make strategic IP decisions, such as whether to patent an invention, sell, license, sue, or otherwise
  • Understand and address the business implications related to IP
  • Navigate patent portfolio management and growth issues
  • Create robust patent programs
  • Develop IP litigation strategies
  • Identify the IP implications of M&A deals 
  • Successfully defend reexaminations and third-party reviews