Patent – Cybersecurity

Cooley’s market-leading patent practice includes a dedicated team of patent lawyers who specialize in securing patent protection for complex cybersecurity technologies and in providing strategic IP counseling directed towards monetizing such assets. As one of the top firms in the country for intellectual property law, our patent lawyers provide sophisticated representation to cybersecurity clients at all stages of operation. Our patent lawyers frequently work with the attorneys in our larger Privacy and Data Protection group, leveraging the group's knowledge across a wide array of online and mobile privacy and data security legal issues to provide comprehensive patent solutions with an eye towards mitigating current and future IP risks. The Vice-Chair of the group is a former NSA crypto engineer and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Our lawyers provide the full spectrum of privacy and data protection counseling and litigation representation in the areas of intellectual property, privacy, data rights, and cybersecurity. We have the experience necessary to assist our clients in navigating the complex and evolving legal and regulatory landscape in this sector. Our lawyers advise a broad range of companies on cybersecurity issues, from traditional industries like healthcare, telecommunications, and higher education that have evolved with the rapid increase of digitized information, to emerging industries such as social media, drones, smart grid technology, and the Internet of Things that are at the forefront of groundbreaking legal issues.

Representative Technologies

  • Certification and Compliance
  • Malware Detection
  • Virtualization
  • Identity Management and Authentication
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Data Encryption and Obfuscation
  • Network Security
  • Fault Detection
  • Database Security
Related Practices & Industries

Patent Counseling & Prosecution – Technology