Defense of adverse intellectual property claims by competitors is an essential component of business risk management. Fitch Even helps organizations manage infringement risk at every stage of development. We provide an insightful assessment that combines competitor IP assessments, freedom-to-operate studies, legal opinions, and design-around options. If potential disputes arise, we give you sophisticated risk analysis and counseling on available dispute resolution mechanisms to challenge infringement claims through every means necessary at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in the courts. From small skirmishes to substantial, hotly contested cases, our trial-tested litigation teams provide the experience and dedication to deliver successful results.