Summa PLLC

Summa PLLC seeks to encourage the intellectual property owner that securing, protecting, maintaining - and, where necessary, respecting - intellectual property is a craft not a commodity; a value not a cost; and a legacy not an afterthought.

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Patents

Your patentable subject matter belongs to you or everybody else, including your competitors. Summa PLLC helps protect yours.

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Trademarks

Whether you are just preparing to adopt a new mark or have been using a mark for years, our experienced trademark attorneys can help you maximize your legal protection.

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Copyrights

Our goal is to assist creators of copyrightable material by developing a strategy for protecting and maximizing the return on their creative works.

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Litigation

Having legal counsel who is focused on your business goals and budget is essential in the knowledge economy.

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Trade Secrets

Our attorneys guide our clients in understanding the rights granted by trade secret protection and best practices for keeping information as a trade secret.

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IP Licensing

The primary purpose of the IP licensing agreement is to grant or obtain legally protectable intellectual property rights for a specific amount of time for a fee or royalty.

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Our Philosophy

Summa PLLC seeks to encourage the intellectual property owner that securing, protecting, maintaining – and, where necessary, respecting – intellectual property is a craft not a commodity; a value not a cost; and a legacy not an afterthought. We understand that clients seek legal representation because they have important and difficult problems. The firm seeks to meet the legal challenges our clients bring to us with assertive, practical, common sense, creative, and cost-effective responses.

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Global Reach

Because ours is a world economy, business entities and individuals around the globe have unique and critical concerns related to Intellectual Property. Alongside advancements in technology, IP Law has grown more complex and comprehensive. Choosing an attorney who is both experienced and skilled at the craft of Intellectual Property Law on a global level is key to safeguarding innovation, thereby ensuring protection and fairness in every marketplace.

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Professionals

The firm’s success is based on the quality and commitment of its professionals. At Summa PLLC, we strive to provide our clients with superior service and practical knowledge.

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Phil Summa

Phil has extensive experience in all areas of IP law including patent prosecution, enforcement, and infringement defense trademark prosecution, analysis.

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Ann Potter Gleason

Ann practices in the area of Intellectual Property Law. Having years of experience in a variety of legal arenas and…

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