Woodcock Washburn works with mechanical engineering clients to develop intellectual property strategies and relationships that survive the test of time. We advise on developing and protecting intellectual assets through patents, licenses, and trademarks. Our expertise covers a broad range of products including metal beverage cans, plastic bottles, balloon angioplasty catheters, computer disk drives, computer connectors, single-use cameras, powered wheelchairs, gas turbines, artificial hearts, air pollution control, semiconductor processing, medical testing equipment, medical imaging equipment, dental technology, water treatment, plastics, ship building, and nuclear power.
Our attorneys with mechanical engineering degrees have an average of eight years of work experience in technical fields. This substantial industry experience makes us well-versed in the problems that face clients competing in mechanical engineering markets in the United States and worldwide. Our lawyers are active in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and various nanotechnology groups in addition to legal organizations.
Woodcock Washburn also helps clients defend and enforce their intellectual property rights when necessary. We have recently represented mechanical engineering clients in the following cases: