Intellectual Property Law

Whitham & Cook, P.C.

Our Practice

Whitham & Cook, P.C. represents clients in matters involving intellectual property, competition and other areas of strategic interest to business.

We provide representation in the following areas: patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation, antitrust and unfair trade counseling and litigation.

We also provide services in the related areas of law such as counseling and litigation concerning confidentiality agreements and noncompetition agreements.

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Whitham & Cook’s diverse client base encompasses multinational corporations, high technology growth companies, universities and small ventures. We have well-established relationships with intellectual property firms outside the United States, which are necessary to enable our clients to obtain internationally enforceable intellectual property protections.

Education

Each quarter we like to publish a piece of educational information.

This quarter we will be discussing Copyright for computer programs.

Why Us?

Whitham & Cook, P.C. is a premier provider of a range of legal services having strategic importance in today’s business environment, including: intellectual property prosecution, licensing, and litigation; antitrust and unfair trade counseling and litigation; and related areas of law. Our clients include Fortune 100 corporations, mid-sized companies, universities, startups, and private individuals. Our offices are located in Reston, Virginia, in the heart of the Dulles Toll Road technology corridor outside Washington, D.C.

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Our greatest competitive advantage is our culture of productivity and efficiency. We cover many industries and technology fields, including, but not limited to, biotechnology, chemicals, computers, electronics, optical and acoustical systems, semiconductor manufacturing, software, structural systems, telecommunications, and transportation. We have well-established relationships with intellectual property firms throughout the world for handling patent, trademark, and copyright matters outside the United States. We provide our clients with individual attention and good value.

Our practice began with the intellectual property law practice founded by C. Lamont Whitham on January 1, 1979. With the addition of Marshall M. Curtis and Michael E. Whitham, the practice grew to become the firm of Whitham, Curtis & Whitham. Robert N. Cook joined the firm in August 2003 and became a principal as of January 1, 2004. C. Lamont Whitham is of counsel to Whitham & Cook, P.C. and continues to participate in all aspects of the firm’s practice.

We are not far from Washington D.C.

Dulles International airport is only 15 min away.  Only a short walk from Reston Wiehle Metro Station.

Many Attractions

 Spend a day walking D.C.

Walking distance to many historical places

Park in downtown Alexandria and take a walking tour

George Washington Statue

History comes to life

We are a short drive from Reston Town Center

Many of the largest companies are here.  Microsoft, McAfee, Accenture, Oracle, Revature, as well as big and small banks.

We have many restaurants in the surrounding area

You can even go ice skating at this outdoor ice rink.

Shopping

With all the top tech companies and banks nearby, we also have many of the top retail stores to shop.

The best food

Some of the top restaurants include:

Clyde’s, Morton’s Steak house, Ted’s Bulletin, Jackson’s, Mon Ami Gabi, and Uncle Julio’s.