Representative Engagements

Attorneys at Hartman Titus have represented businesses of all shapes and sizes, from small start-ups to Forutne 100 companies around the United States and internationally.  We have recently assisted businesses in the fields of alternative energy research and development, automobile parts and accessories, internet and website development, media repair technology, construction tools, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, nutritional and dietary supplements, commercial constructions, entertainment and convention services, real estate, food products, jewelry, banking and finance, organizational psychology, home furnishings, educational software and products, insurance claims administration, food service, video production services, medical devices, and tourism and travel.

  • Negotiate and draft patent license agreements .
  • Prosecute trademark applications and represented clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Successfully defend trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.*
  • Manage large U.S. and international trademark and patent portfolios for companies providing goods and services in the fields of alternative energy, nutritional supplements, real estate, tourism, and financial services.
  • Trademark, copyright and patent litigation in the state and federal courts.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction in a trademark infringement matter resulting in the termination of all sales and advertising of infringing goods.*
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order to prevent a consultant from using and disclosing client materials post-termination.*
  • Successfully handled some of the earliest administrative (UDRP) and District Court proceedings involving domain name “cyber-squatting.”*
  • Advise clients with respect to IP acquisition, due diligence, licensing, management and enforcement.
  • Negotiate and prepare technology transfer, licensing and other agreements and contracts regarding all aspects of IP rights and ownership.
  • Advise clients on issues relating to IP rights on the Internet.
  • Draft and advise clients on Website terms of use, privacy policies, framing, linking and online contents and promotions.
  • Prepare articles of organization and incorporation, operating agreements and bylaws, asset purchase agreements, buy-sell agreements and related corporate documents.
  • Represent employees in administrative appeal of reprimand and job reassignment.
  • Defend attorneys in malpractice actions.
  • Defend attorney in disciplinary proceedings before the State Bar of Arizona.
  • Negotiate emerging technology and infrastructure roll-out and testing agreements with various Fortune 100 companies.
  • Represented a major research institute in patent protection matters, including formulating patent strategies, filing provisional and utility patent applications and licensing, targeting Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and arthritis.
  • Represented the intellectual property development arm of a major hospital system in analysis of patentability of and commercial evaluation of internally developed medical devices, and preparation of provisional and utility patent applications with respect thereto.
  • Represented a state agency on patent strategies and commercial evaluation of disease control formulations and techniques, including patent prosecution of U.S. and international patents targeting molecular biochemical discoveries related to cancer prevention.
  • Represented a variety of clients in patenting mechanical, electrical and business method inventions.
  • Litigated patent infringement actions relating to laser opto-electronic devices, semiconductor manufacturing technologies, and circuit design.
  • Represented clients subjected to audit by Business Software Alliance and Software Publishers’ Association, and sued for infringement by a large computer software company.
  • Represented both plaintiffs and defendants in architectural copyright infringement cases involving apartment designs and single family home designs.
  • Represented golf course owner in state antitrust litigation alleging boycott and price fixing.
  • Represented medical device/biotechnology companies in respect to domestic and international patent matters, due diligence and other intellectual property issues.
  • Represented a variety of clients in patenting, electrical, optical and mechanical inventions.
  • Represented a variety of clients in providing infringement and validity opinions, due diligence, non disclosure agreements, business entity formation, and licensing strategies.