Intellectual Property Services

Transbay Law Group handles common and extraordinary intellectual property challenges.  We offer the same level of service as a full-time, in-house general counsel or law firm lawyer for less. All Transbay attorneys are trained to quickly review the files, identify missing information, diagnose the legal issues, formulate options with management, plan a staged response and manage to the budget.  We draft and review complex IP provisions, file patent applications and register trademarks and copyrights.  We also prepare end-user agreements, terms of use for websites and prepare privacy policies.

For In-House Counsel

We serve as in-house IP counsel--on-demand or part-time basis.   We provide overflow support for your IP counsel in the areas of IP licensing, patent prosecution, patentability analyses while reducing your costs and improving the quality of the work product.  

For General Counsel

Without patent backgrounds, it is difficult for general counsel to manage complex IP and patent matters without specialized help.  Transbay lawyers have served as in-house counsel.  We know how to leverage IP strategy into business opportunities.   We manage our services to your budget and control our costs.  If When Transbay Law Group is retained to manage your patent licensing or outside IP counsel, we bring the competence of a larger firm for much less.    

For In-House IP lawyers

In-house IP counsel are often buried with project work and lack the budget to hire additional lawyers.  Traditional law firms are even more expensive due to exorbitant billing rates and limited experience in business.  We are there to handle peaks in your work load.  We are part of your team.

We Provide:

  • End-User License Agreements, Terms of Use Agreements and Privacy Policies:  Transbay Law Group will work with your team to craft tailored and workable end-user agreements, terms of use agreements and privacy policies.
  • IP Portfolio Management (Patents, Trademarks, Service Marks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets):  Transbay Law Group develops tiered plans for building your IP portfolio.  Our plans include royalty-stack analysis and support your strategy and objectives--much more than converting your invention logs into patent applications
  • Trademark/Service Marks and Counseling: Transbay Law Group offers complete trademark law services.
  • Transaction Due Diligence:  Transbay Law Group is offers low-cost solutions for IP diligence (from both the company and the investor sides) that often slows or scuttles M&A and financing transactions.  
  • IP Monetization Strategies: Transbay Law Group creates IP monetization plans.  Transbay GC identifies opportunities to leverage your IP to create new revenue streams.  
  • Open Source Licensing Matters: We help our clients develop workable policies for managing issues created by open source licenses.

Patent Licensing and Prosecution (Pre-Grant and Post-Grant)
Transbay Law Group handles all of your patent prosecution work including docketing support and:
  • Preparing applications for early stage technologies
  • Developing, managing and prosecuting global IP portfolios
  • Preparing due diligence investigations and conducting due diligence on IP targets
  • Preparing opinions regarding inventorship; patent invalidity, freedom to operate and non-infringement
  • Advising clients on IP acquisitions
  • Resolving resolving IP disputes


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