BROWDY AND NEIMARK, P.L.L.C., is a law firm specializing in intellectual property law which includes patents (utility, design and plant), trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, unfair competition, related licensing and litigation, and providing opinions and client counseling on these matters. The firm, including its predecessors, has been in existence in Washington, D.C., since 1952, and serves its clients in all aspects of intellectual property law practice. The firm is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
BROWDY AND NEIMARK specializes in all sectors of science and technology including chemistry, the mechanical, computer and electrical arts, and the life sciences. The firm is particularly noted for its capabilities in life science-related fields: molecular biology microbiology, immunology, biochemistry, pharmacology/pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical engineering, and medical devices.
Services offered by BROWDY AND NEIMARK include the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) including interference proceedings, supervision of prosecution of its domestic clients’ patent applications abroad through cooperation with its extensive international network of associate law firms, negotiating and drafting license agreements, and preparing opinions on patentability, validity and infringement. Preparation, prosecution and defense of Patent Trial and Appeal Board post-grant proceedings are also among the services offered.
BROWDY AND NEIMARK also assists its clients in developing consistent, productive and prudent approaches to intellectual property management.
Patents procured by BROWDY AND NEIMARK for its clients span a broad spectrum, from automobile accessories and equipment to monoclonal antibodies and recombinant DNA, from pesticides to plastics, from computer software and heavy duty electrical equipment to anti-hypertensive drugs.
The firm currently has seven patent attorneys and two patent agents (three of whom hold Ph.D. degrees) and one trademark/copyright attorney. Our patent attorneys and agents are all registered to practice before the PTO.
Members of the firm belong to a variety of professional associations: American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), American Bar Association (ABA) including its Patent, Trademark and Copyright section, Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Virginia Bar Association, International Trademark Association (INTA), Copyright Society of the U.S.A (CSUSA), and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS.)
In addition to its legal staff, the firm has a support staff of over 10 people.