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Clean Energy Technology

Steptoe’s deep and versatile Intellectual Property practice is involved extensively with clients developing new energy technologies. We regularly handle patent, trademark, trade secret, and related issues for manufacturers, distributors, and users of renewable and alternative energy systems. Our IP lawyers work hand-in-glove with practitioners from related specialties, including energy transactions, government relations, transactional, tax, environmental, and other related fields.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted a major photovoltaic manufacturer with protection of its intellectual property assets, including providing patent, trademark and trade secret advice, and IP representation through its initial public offering.

  • Developed strategic IP positions for an emerging company related to water reclamation and treatment technologies.

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