Protected By Design

Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP focuses exclusively on the practice of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secret law.


Your Partner on Innovation

Specializing in intellectual property, Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP is recognized for patent and trademark prosecution


Intelligent Enforcement

The litigation attorneys at Schmeiser, Olsen, & Watts LLP creatively and strategically enforce your intellectual property in the U.S. and throughout the world


A National Law Firm Offering a Global Solution

With several offices across the U.S. and a reliable network of foreign associates, Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP can satisfy your IP demands both domestically and internationally


Representing the worldwide corporate leaders of today, and the startups that will change the future.


Whether you want to file for a patent, obtain a trademark or copyright your work, our prosecution team has the experience and knowledge to help you protect your intellectual property through Patent Prosecution, Trademark Prosecution, and Copyright Registration.

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The team of litigators at Scheimser Olsen & Watts has experience in all areas of intellectual property litigation, including Patent Infringement, Trademark & Copyright Infringement, ITC Proceedings, Alternate Dispute Resolution, and Appellate Proceedings.

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Our intellectual property attorneys can help defend your patent or challenge the validity of a patent through a number of post-grant procedures, including Inter Partes Review, Post-Grant Review, Ex Parte Re-examination, and Covered Business Model Review.

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IP Consulting

Company leaders trust our attorneys to help them make informed decisions and advise them on a variety of IP matters, including IP Portfolio Management, Opinions of Counsel, Due Diligence, IP Audits, Startup Counseling, and IP Program Development.

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Our IP attorneys can help you monetize your intellectual property. We offer counsel on a variety of negotiations and transfers, including Patent Licensing, Patent Sales, Brand & Trademark Management, Contract Consulting, and Soft IP Licensing.

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In The News

July 20, 2016 in News

SOW Honored to Participate in the 2nd IP Monetization and Commercialization Forum in China

On June 26, 2016, SOW was honored to participate in the 2nd IP Monetization and Commercialization Forum in the ancient city of Suzhou, China.  There were over 1000 enthusiastic professionals…

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June 13, 2016 in News

New Website Showcases Talented Personnel and Evidences Rapid Firm Growth

We are very excited to present our brand new website and showcase the talented personnel here at SOW and the various legal services we provide.  The accumulation of talented personnel…

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June 10, 2016 in News

SOW Welcomes Daniel Sherr to Head Up our Washington DC Office

SOW is proud to welcome Daniel Sherr to the firm, who will be managing our Washington DC office.  Dan graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a degree…

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June 8, 2016 in News

Law Alert – “De Minimis” Exception for Copyright Infringement of Sound Recordings

Ninth Circuit Rules that the “De Minimis” Exception for Copyright Infringement Applies to Sound Recordings, Creates Circuit Split The Ninth Circuit, in a 2-1 decision, has ruled that Madonna is…

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