Monty Ross practices patent and trademark law, with experience in the following areas:
Client counseling, validity and infringement opinions, strategic planning, IP portfolio auditing and management, enforcement of intellectual property rights, related dispute resolution, settlement structuring, and compliance monitoring.
Domestic and foreign patent, trademark and copyright filing, prosecution and related administrative actions.
Due diligence, negotiations and documentation for complex transactions involving technology transfer, all kinds of intellectual property rights and assets, including purchases, sales, options, licensing, co-existence or concurrent use, manufacturing, distribution, collaboration, joint ventures, and bankruptcy-related dispositions.
Investigation and litigation of patent and trademark infringement, non-infringement, validity, trade secret theft, misappropriation, unfair competition, false advertising and product liability matters.
Representative industries and subject matter include advertising; aircraft control systems; animal products; architectural rights; authentication and security systems; automotive systems, parts and products; high pressure safety restraint systems; livestock feeds; lubricants; materials handling systems and equipment; medical products; natural refueling and dispensing systems; plastic coatings, processing, extrusion, molding and product design; oil and gas exploration and drilling, fracking, production, gas processing and refining; well treatment additives; recycling; tool design; plumbing products; high speed and lenticular printing technology and press design; decorative lighting systems and products; and recreational equipment.