Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
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Ken Glaser has dedicated his 50-plus-year intellectual property career to guiding American and foreign companies in the protection and enforcement of their global patent, trademark, and intellectual property, as well as protecting these companies from infringement of others’ intellectual property. Having served literally hundreds of clients, his clients seek to take advantage of Ken’s multi-faceted career in right to use clearances and design-arounds to avoid third party infringement, while serving as litigation counsel or generalized advice regarding all intellectual property matters. Ken Glaser had done it all, as evidenced by the continuing influx of new clients and referrals.
Major companies in the U.S., Canada and abroad hire Ken to keep them out of litigation (litigation avoidance, deemed by Ken, to be the most important service he can provide a client), move company IP into Mexico and Europe, centralize IP asset handling and management of acquired companies’ portfolios, and handle the prosecution and procurement of patent and trademark inventory.
Clients, as well as other lawyers, are drawn to Ken because of his 24/7 commitment to helping and advising them and a work ethic he enthusiastically passes on to everyone else on Gardere’s IP team. Longtime clients value that he embraces their goals as his own. Ken is devoted to mentoring younger lawyers, sharing stories about respect, passion for the client relationship and always doing the right thing.
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