Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC is an intellectual property law firm located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Our professionals specialize in all areas of intellectual property law with particular emphasis in patent and trademark law. The firm's legal services include preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark, and copyright applications; negotiating licenses; technology transfer; intellectual property management; counseling clients on issues of infringement, validity, and patentability; post-issuance patent proceedings including reexaminations; and select litigation services. Our national and international client base includes Fortune 500 companies and academic institutions, as well as small companies and individuals.