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Cleantech touches upon nearly all areas of science and technology requiring diverse technical expertise. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of clean technologies, we bring together professionals with differing backgrounds to assist clients in effectively identifying, protecting, commercializing, and defending their “green” innovations.


Our attorneys and agents have experience working with clients in a wide variety of cleantech industries, including the renewable energy, clean water, waste treatment, bioenergy, clean transportation, and green buildings, among others. This experience allows us to provide comprehensive, cost-effective intellectual property solutions in this rapidly developing space.

Our Services Include:

  • Working with clients to develop effective patent filing strategies to maximize IP investments

  • Drafting valid and enforceable patent applications 

  • Enforcing IP rights and defending against enforcement actions of others

  • Providing freedom-to-operate and design around counseling

  • Providing infringement and validity assessments to drive business strategy

  • Advising on development and protection of IP assets to support financing and partnership objectives

  • Negotiating IP licenses and technology partnership agreements

  • Protecting valuable brands including trademark clearance, filing and portfolio management

Key Contacts

James A. Blanchette



Omar Wadhwa

Managing Partner


Joseph A. Capraro Jr.

Partner & GC


Michael E. Attaya



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