Our experience in the semiconductor industry spans more than three decades and involves all aspects of the industry, including materials, devices, processing equipment, and processing techniques. Our knowledge is broad and deep, including expertise in silicon-based devices, devices based on compound semiconductors, complex integrated circuits, amorphous films, and epitaxial films, as well as nanoscale deposition, etching, lithographic technologies, and hardware tools. We have attorneys who are technically trained in the field, many with master's degrees and doctorates, and well as former engineers with industry experience.
In addition to our technical expertise, our legal expertise extends to all areas involving intellectual property, including litigation, interferences, licensing, and due diligence, as well as freedom-to-operate opinions and invalidity opinions. Moreover, our prosecution expertise has enabled us to obtain thousands of U.S. patents involving various aspects of semiconductor technology for our clients. We represent and counsel small start-up companies, including such multinational corporations as Canon, Entegris, and Sirona Dental Systems. Our attorneys are comfortable efficiently handling complex legal matters as well as routine tasks. We are flexible and work closely with our clients on a regular basis to adapt to their business requirements.