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One of the largest and most productive full-service IP law firms in the country.

For more than 50 years, Cantor Colburn has provided comprehensive intellectual property law services to a diverse group of domestic and foreign companies.

As one of the nation’s largest and most productive full-service intellectual property law firms, our more than 100 attorneys and agents provide exceptional counsel to clients from offices in Hartford, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, and Detroit.

Acknowledged leaders in our field, we bring an unparalleled level of experience and skill to the challenge of helping our clients protect and defend their valuable intellectual properties. We proactively partner with our clients to devise targeted, timely, and cost-effective strategies and services – so that they can realize the full value of their IP assets.

Our focused approach to patent opinion, preparation, and prosecution of patent applications helps clients successfully minimize the risk of patent infringement when bringing new products to market. At the same time, our astute patent portfolio analyses and strategic patent counseling help clients develop and maintain robust patent portfolios and positions that generate increased margins and growth.

With highly specialized knowledge and in-depth understanding of clients' businesses, we support the technological innovations that are driving the world economy. Exceptionally well versed in a wide range of cutting-edge technologies, we are ideally positioned to assist clients in a broad spectrum of industries, including aerospace, mechanical engineering, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, biotechnology, medical devices, software, and chemical engineering.

With Cantor Colburn there are no surprises. Our clients – whether Fortune 100 companies or select high tech start-ups – benefit from our commitment to adhering to agreed-upon costs, scheduling, reporting, and other engagement-specific provisions.