How best to organize my business to fully realize enterprise value?

How to protect our company's innovations? Our patents, trade secrets, trademarks and other IP?

How to monetize our intellectual asset portfolio? And learn what it's really worth?

How to handle complex litigation? Or assess our chances on appeal?

These are critical questions that need thoughtful answers.

About Us

Founded by experienced AmLaw100 corporate attorneys and intellectual property litigators, AddyHart specializes in handling complex intellectual property litigation from discovery and claim construction to settlement and trial, while our full-service corporate practice assists entrepreneurial companies throughout all phrases of their growth and development. Our clients range from Fortune 1000 companies to mid-tier and smaller entrepreneurial businesses.

Our Services

Intellectual Property Law

  • Patent Litigation and Appeals
  • Patent Drafting and Prosecution
  • Intellectual Asset Portfolio Strategy
  • Trademark Protection
  • Trade Secrets
  • Technology Licensing

Corporate Law

  • Corporate Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Regulatory Compliance and Governance
  • Transactions and M&A
  • Copyright Protection
  • Contracts and Agreements

Our Attorneys

Led by founders Meredith Martin Addy and Robert P. Hart, our team of attorneys is deeply versed in intellectual property litigation. We have proven records of success in cases before the U.S district courts, at the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board, in the Court of Federal Claims, and in appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and other Circuits.

Our attorneys have a wealth of experience as both outside and in-house counsel in multi-million dollar patent disputes. Our lawyers include former AmLaw100 management and former senior in-house IP counsel. We have proven experience in IP law across a range of technology sectors, including in the software industry, in avionics, and in the automotive, pharmaceuticals and bioengineering sectors.

AddyHart strives to provide superb legal advice and compelling business value. We take a business-first approach — providing informed and helpful counsel while helping safeguard the corporate bottom-line.

We have offices in Atlanta, Chicago, and Irvine, Calif.