Practice Areas

Patent Prosecution and Counseling

Our expertise covers a range of industries, including medical devices, life sciences, electronics, semiconductors, computer science, telecommunications, and consumer products. We assist clients in all aspects of patent protection, including the following:

Preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications

Strategic portfolio development, including patentability assessments

Competitor IP evaluation, including freedom-to-operate analyses and opinions, competitor landscapes, and assessment of licensing opportunities

Due diligence to support financing rounds, mergers, and acquisitions

Commercial Transactions

From companies without full-time in-house legal support to those who have large in-house teams with overflow needs, Fortem IP has the skill and experience to help our clients grow their businesses while reducing risk. We assist clients with the following commercial and corporate legal support:

Preparing and negotiating SaaS, distributor, license, consulting, customer, vendor, reseller, partner, and other types of agreements

Creating contract templates and reference resources to increase clients’ deal efficiency

Counseling clients on data security, privacy, intellectual property, marketing and advertising, and other matters

Product counseling

Conducting federal, state and local regulatory research

Due diligence and other support for financing rounds, mergers, sales, and acquisitions

Corporate formations

Trademark Registration and Enforcement

Fortem IP understands the importance of building and protecting brands for your business. We assist clients in trademark development and protection, including:

Providing domestic and international trademark clearance searching, counseling, registration, renewal, maintenance, and risk analysis

Enforcing and defending trademark rights worldwide

Due diligence reviews and negotiation of trademark provisions to support financing rounds, mergers, sales, and acquisitions

Preparing and negotiating contracts relating to trademark licensing, merchandising, advertising, entertainment, publishing and rights of privacy and publicity


Fortem IP helps its companies with corporate matters from formation to exit.

Forming LLCs, partnerships and corporations, and preparing related corporate governance documents

Facilitating asset purchases and sales

Conducting financings

Providing commercial and corporate due diligence to support financing rounds, mergers, sales, and acquisitions.