AN

INTELLECTUAL PROPERY

LAW FIRM

Serving individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, law firms and other professional services providers

 

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP)

PRACTICE

AREAS

PATENTS

 

Develop sound innovation strategies. Secure rights to inventions in a cost-effective manner.

TRADEMARKS

Protection of brand names and other marks is paramount to the success of most businesses. 

COPYRIGHTS

 

Protection for artistic expressions.

TRADE SECRETS

 

Advise on strategies to keep confidential information secure to maintain valuable trade secrets.

INFRINGEMENT AVOIDANCE

 

Avoiding other’s IP rights is a critical step in the process of bringing goods and services to market.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

 

Providing advice on enforcement and defending against accusations of infringement.

ENTREPRENEUR SERVICES

 

Work directly with clients and through their business attorneys to provide IP counseling to routine entrepreneur focused items such as employment agreements, vendor contracts, licensing, etc.

ABOUT THE FIRM and ATTORNEY BRANNEN

The Brannen Law Office practices in the fields of intellectual property (IP) law. The firm provides personal attention at very competitive rates from its strategic location in Fond du Lac, WI. Many of the most common services are billed on flat fees. The firm works with both individuals and companies. It also works with existing business counsel and other service providers for the benefit of their clients.

 

Attorney Nicholas Brannen is a Registered Patent Attorney and has been practicing intellectual property law since 2001 . He received his JD from Marquette University and his BS Civil Engineering from Purdue University. Brannen earned honors on the Dean's list at both Marquette University and Purdue University.

 

Attorney Brannen is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

 
 

HOW BRANNEN HELPS

ACQUIRING MEANINGFUL PROTECTION


 

The Brannen Law Office protects intellectual property rights for its clients. Some of the services we offer include:

  • patent searches

  • provisional and non-provisional patent application preparation and prosecution

  • international and US patent prosecution

  • design patent application preparation and prosecution

  • trademark searches

  • trademark application preparation and prosecution (both Federal and Wisconsin)

  • copyright application preparation and prosecution

  • counselling on development of procedures to maintain trade secrets

 

THE BUSINESS SIDE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW


The Brannen Law Office does more than just secure patents and trademarks. Brannen Law Office assists clients in:

  • developing intellectual property and business strategies

  • performing competitive intellectual property analysis of other's assets looking for opportunities to further client's objectives

  • licensing and assignments

  • avoidance of other's intellectual property rights.

  • enforcement of intellectual property rights and to defend against allegations of infringement either through dispute resolution tactics or with working with trial or litigation counsel when necessary.

LEDGE® - COLLABORATIVE LEGAL SERVICES


Entrepreneurs and their general business counsel sometimes fail to consider the importance of intellectual property. These failures often result in the loss of intellectual property rights.

 

LEDGE solves this problem by:

  • working WITH existing counsel to provide intellectual property support to their clients. Examples of support include counselling in:

    • employment and independent contractor agreements

    • general contracts

  • performing INITIAL legal services (only when clients do not have an existing attorney-client relationship) followed by helping clients find suitable business counsel. Examples include:

    • entity selection and formation

    • operating agreements

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: 885 Western Avenue, Suite 100, Fond du Lac, WI 54935​

Email: nab@brannenlawoffice.com
Telephone:  920-322-9130

 

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Nicholas A. Brannen

Registered Patent Attorney

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