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Consumer Goods & Retail

The world of consumer products is constantly expanding and evolving as the life cycle of many consumer products is short. There is a constant effort to develop better consumer products that are more efficient, less expensive, and more entertaining. The array of product choices available online and in stores has created fierce competition for consumer loyalty and it is important to maximize return on investment in these short lifecycle products. Having a strong intellectual property plan is not only key to preventing unfettered copying but also to avoiding patent infringement and risking an injunction that could keep you from selling a product in which you heavily invested.

Panitch Schwarze’s consumer product experience spans appliances, printers, food, cosmetics, health and beauty products, sports equipment, and many more. We have been working with these diverse industries for many years and understand how important it is to develop and protect a strong brand. The team at Panitch Schwarze serves the consumer product industry, helping innovators and consumer product companies develop a strategy for protecting their innovations and preventing their competitors from stealing their valuable innovations. The Panitch Schwarze team works with consumer product companies of all sizes, including Fortune 500, start-up stage companies, and individual innovators. Our team is experienced in developing detailed planning and priorities for the protection of each client’s valuable intellectual property.

We utilize our legal expertise combined with our practical industry experience to assist our clients in addressing the many complicated issues that arise in developing, protecting, and commercializing products and systems in the consumer product industry. Our experience ranges from working with in-house counsel at Fortune 500 companies on freedom to operate, due diligence, patent prosecution, licensing, and contentious litigation to assisting startups and individual inventors on getting their companies off the ground and prioritizing high-value innovations for protection in the United States and throughout the world. We also assist clients with navigating the complex and high-priced world of intellectual property enforcement, particularly in United States federal courts and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

To learn more about how Panitch Schwarze intellectual property lawyers can help you, please contact us.

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