Maschoff Brennan works with clients across the semiconductor industry to evaluate, obtain and safeguard their key technologies in a marketplace expanding at phenomenal speeds.

Our team of intellectual property professionals includes attorneys with electrical, chemical or materials engineering, and physics degrees giving us critical insight into your semiconductor technology and its role at the center of countless devices. Our attorneys take a “big picture” view of semiconductor technologies and counsel our clients on the most strategic ways to maximize their business potential and safeguard them from legal disputes.

We work with clients from diverse corners of the semiconductor industry, from electronics start-ups to research labs to major semiconductor manufacturers. We provide counsel to key stakeholders to develop a business strategy that understands our client’s unique needs and objectives. This allows us to develop a patent portfolio that aligns with the stated goals of our clients and work more efficiently to achieve them. Where our deep experience and technical training help us keep costs within budget, our legal expertise allows us to build creative solutions to real-world developments affecting the semiconductor industry.

From inception to manufacturing and application, Maschoff Brennan sees our clients through the entire lifecycle of their semiconductor technology.  

Clients in the semiconductor industry turn to us for:

  • Obtaining patents for new technologies

  • Converting invention disclosures into protectable IP assets

  • Writing opinions and providing ongoing counseling for new and evolving products

  • Asserting IP rights to protect innovations from infringement

  • Defending against accusations of infringement

  • Strategically building and managing patent portfolios

  • Handling regulatory and government-related matters

  • Drafting licenses, transactions, and agreements

  • Counseling on IP management and monetization strategies

  • Providing trademark and copyright services, and advertising protection

  • Advocating our client’s position in post-grant reviews, reexaminations, and reissues