Financial Services

Shearman & Sterling advises some of the world’s largest financial institutions on all aspects of IP litigation matters, providing strategic advice and representation throughout the life cycles of products and services, including research and development, financing, marketing, licensing, and enforcement of rights. Our intellectual property and technology lawyers can assist clients in a broad range of matters from obtaining business method patents and patents for a variety of business processes to representing clients in related patent infringement cases. Our familiarity with evolving technologies in the financial services industry is unique among law firms and is essential to successfully representing your interest.

Selected Experience

  • Represented Raymond James in district court patent infringement litigation where patent covered encryption software
  • Represented Hartford as a patent and technical expert in patent infringement litigation involving systems for automating corporate owned life insurance programs
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