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Masuda Funai is dedicated to assisting our clients in monetizing their patent porfolios. Our attorneys advise on owning, managing and leveraging patents and large patent portfolios both in the U.S. and abroad. Our experience includes patent portfolio management and development, rendering opinions and due diligence evaluations, and negotiating and closing complex domestic and cross border transactions involving valuable patented assets. We advise domestic and international businesses ranging from start-up ventures whose entire existence depends upon a patent, to international enterprises with extensive IP portfolios doing business in the U.S. and on a global scale.

Our attorneys analyze the patentability of new products and inventions. Our legal counsel includes creating practical patent, patent portfolio and infringement strategies and patent-related appeals, petitions and protests. We vigorously advocate our client’s position in reexaminations, reissues and post-grant proceedings, as well as prosecute and defend litigation claims involving patents in state and federal courts.

Our bigger picture view of patents and patent law is driven by our commitment to understanding each client's target market, industry and long- and short-term business objectives. We are sensitive to our client’s specific goals regarding ROI, and work diligently within their budgetary requirements to realize financial goals while safeguarding their patents at every turn. Our clients appreciate that we serve as collaborators who provide pragmatic solutions to complex patent issues, outstanding work product and responsiveness to their specific needs.