Practice Areas

Whitham & Cook, P.C. represents clients in matters involving intellectual property, competition, and other areas of strategic interest to business. We provide representation in patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation, as well as antitrust and unfair trade counseling and litigation, plus related areas of law such as counseling and litigation concerning confidentiality agreements and noncompetition agreements.

Whitham & Cook's diverse client base encompasses multinational corporations, high technology growth companies, universities, and small ventures. We have the 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.

Whitham & Cook's technical expertise encompasses, without limitation, electrical systems and components, electronic circuitry including semiconductor technology, communications systems including spread spectrum and digital communications, computer logic, hardware and software including artificial intelligence, systems and application software, optical systems and devices including fiber optics, measuring and testing systems, medical electronics, surgical instruments, surgical fluids, chemical instrumentation and diagnostic equipment, biotechnology including recombinant DNA and proteins, pharmaceuticals including drugs and delivery systems, and chemical and materials science including ceramics and polymers.