Hoffman Warnick counsels clients regarding Intellectual Property transactions, including sales, purchases and licensing. In particular, we provide due diligence counseling to determine the strength of Intellectual Property.  Further, we provide sound counseling relative to negotiations for licensing focusing on maximizing our clients’ return on their investments.

Relative to these services, we also provide broad corporate experience atypical for a mid-size firm such as Hoffman Warnick. Hoffman Warnick maintains numerous special counsel arrangements with former corporate counsels that have been involved in some of the most extensive deals in their respective fields.  Special Counsel Douglas Stoner is the former General Counsel of General Electric’s Global Research and Development Center.  Mr. Stoner has experience in transactions and licensing in the mechanical, industrial, electronics, electrical, biotechnology and chemical fields.


The Challenge: A renowned technical university desired to develop an educational audio-video presentation for display in a custom environment using custom equipment.

Services Provided: Hoffman Warnick partnered with another firm to provide agreements and licenses for producing the presentation, acquiring the custom equipment, distributing the presentation and merchandizing goods associated with the presentation.

Results: The university now has the presentation in widespread distribution.