We are focused on finding and securing the most appropriate forms of protection. For electrical and software technologies, this often includes a combination of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret protection. Using our combined technical and legal expertise, we can develop a solid strategy for both short- and long-term protection." { Brian N. Tufte }

Seager, Tufte & Wickhem (STW) specializes in securing maximum patent protection for both hardware and software technologies.  We are well-versed in a variety of advanced electronic technologies, including advanced computer architectures, memory storage subsystems and peripherals, application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design and testing, semiconductor processing, networks, telecommunications, control systems, displays, image processing, opto-electronics and various sensor technologies. STW attorneys and agents are also well-versed in a wide variety of software technologies including software architectures, operating systems, object-oriented programming solutions, complex algorithms, technical and consumer application programs, programs involving software-implemented business methods and related technologies.

STW’s extensive industry experience is vital to fully understanding your technology and ensuring that your rights are protected.

Our knowledge of the electrical intellectual property arena covers a broad range of compositions, materials, processes, and industries.  Relevant industry sectors include:

  • Agriculture
  • Computer, Software, and User Interfaces
  • Communications
  • Electromechanical
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Optics
  • Recreational Devices and Systems