Latham provides strategic intellectual property counsel to aerospace, defense and government services companies at all stages of growth, helping clients to acquire, manage, license, develop, defend and assert intellectual property rights in all forms.
Latham's lawyers have the experience helping clients maximize potential revenue of their intellectual property assets, capitalize on changes in the technological landscape and formulate defensive strategies to manage or avoid costly litigation. When litigation is the only option, Latham's global team of lawyers resolves disputes through trials, appeals and alternate dispute resolution proceedings worldwide.
Many of the firm's industry clients face increasing global environmental challenges that, if not handled correctly, can paralyze productivity and stifle necessary growth. Latham's lawyers have successfully advised clients in all aspects of national and international environmental, energy, land and resources law, including regarding administrative proceedings, litigation, and enforcement and legislative matters relating to all of the major environmental, energy and resource laws.
In addition, the antitrust and competition lawyers in Latham & Watkins' Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Industry Group have successfully advised and defended industry companies in:
- Cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings
- "Dominant firm" issues and EU State aid
- EU marketing practices and distribution regulation
- Merger clearance
- Merger notification and investigation proceedings