Intellectual Property

At every stage, highly qualified attorneys help secure and protect your IP assets.

Intellectual Property

At every stage, highly qualified attorneys help secure and protect your IP assets.

Your intellectual property is one of your MOST VALUABLE ASSETS. Many good lawyers know the law, but Nyemaster’s registered patent attorneys and IP-focused team offer more.


From our home in three offices throughout Iowa, Nyemaster supports some of the nation’s most innovative companies. Those businesses work with Nyemaster attorneys to secure and enforce their intellectual property rights in the United States and around the world.


Since 2014, Nyemaster’s team has doubled its attorneys practicing in intellectual property. The firm has assembled an impressive specialized roster:

  • Litigators and patent prosecutors with decades of experience
  • The only former Federal Circuit clerk practicing in Iowa
  • Former Fortune 500 in-house counsel


Well-versed in U.S. and international patent prosecution, our patent attorneys offer services including:

  • Strategic patenting and portfolio management
  • Competitive patent analysis
  • Right-to-use analysis and opinions
  • Patentability search and opinions
  • Patent transactions and licensing


For legal brand management, our attorneys offer worldwide service for all aspects of trademark law, including:

  • Trademark availability, registrations, and related licensing
  • U.S. and international trademark prosecution
  • Trademark clearance and opinions
  • Trademark monitoring services
  • Trademark transactions and licensing


We are fully prepared to handle copyright registration for various types of works, including:

  • Software
  • Audio recordings
  • Technical and architectural designs
  • Literary works


We represent clients in copyright transactions and licensing, as well as counsel clients in wide-ranging copyright issues, such as fair use guidelines, copyright infringement opinions, work for hire, and other copyright ownership issues.


In litigated intellectual property disputes, our attorneys have hands-on trial experience and are knowledgeable about all matters of IP litigation such as:

  • Patent infringement
  • Trademark infringement
  • Counterfeiting
  • Unfair competition
  • Copyright and trade secrets
  • Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Post-Grant Review (PGR) proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Inter Partes proceedings (oppositions and cancellations) at the PTAB
  • IP mediation services 


The team’s experience spans a range of industries and technologies:

  • Health care
  • Life sciences
  • Chemical sciences
  • Renewable energy
  • Biofuels
  • Food sciences
  • Agribusiness
  • Mechanical and electrical technologies
  • Software
  • Consumer appliances


Nyemaster is dedicated to keeping your intellectual property yours and yours only.