Clients also call upon Hoffman Warnick for advice when threatened with litigation or considering notifying competitors of infringement.  Hoffman Warnick provides reassuring guidance regarding risk including providing infringement, invalidity and unenforceability analysis relative to Intellectual Property.  When clients need to enforce their rights, Hoffman Warnick conducts the necessary due diligence so informed decisions can be made.


The Challenge: A biotechnology client requested that we evaluate whether a new product would infringe upon a competitor's intellectual property in a very crowded technology.

Services Provided: Hoffman Warnick conducted an infringement search for competitors' patents, evaluated the likelihood of infringement, and investigated the validity of potentially problematic patents.  Hoffman Warnick also prepared numerous non-infringement and invalidity opinions for the client

Length of Engagement: 2-3 months

Results: The client was advised on how to modify the new product to better avoid potential pitfalls.  The opinions have positioned the client in a strong defensive position.

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