Merchant & Gould Announces New Washington DC Office

July 01, 2005

Merchant & Gould, an intellectual property and litigation law firm, announced today the opening of a new Washington, DC office.

The office will assist clients in securing positive results in interferences before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in appeals to the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit and in quasi de novo proceedings at District Court in reviews of interference decisions. The office will also offer the full range of patent prosecution and intellectual property services, particularly including opinion work, patent portfolio management and assessment, and enhancing the firm's already formidable capabilities in representing clients in actions arising under the revised Medicare Act of 2003, and enforcement matters pertaining to generic drugs.

Merchant & Gould, with the addition of the DC Office, is preparing to deploy a battery of services designed to help clients take advantage of the new Opposition Practice that is the subject of nearly unanimous support in the IP bill currently before Congress.

Merchant & Gould is one of the oldest and largest law firms in the U.S. that focuses exclusively on intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade secret, advertising, Internet and software, and related litigation including both trials and appeals.

The address for Merchant & Gould Washington, DC is 901 Fifteenth Street NW, Suite 850, Washington, DC 20005. To contact Merchant & Gould, Washington, DC please phone 202-326-0300 or fax 202-326-0778.