Intellectual Property + Technology Law

Providing US and foreign businesses and institutions with counseling and services in the areas of patent rights, technology licensing and trademark protection.



AuerbachSchrot has substantial expertise in all areas of technology, with particular fluency in complex fields such as biotechnology, material science, chemistry and high technology. Its practitioners have expertise in trial level and appellate level litigation and thus are able to offer clients significant value, perspective and insight relating to issues of patent prosecution, technology licensing, and the enforcement of patent, trade secret and trademark rights.


Utilizing a strategic and targeted approach for intellectual property protection in the United States and throughout the world, AuerbachSchrot develops and implements coordinated, global programs for its clients that are tailored to their specific goals and resources.


Strategic counseling on issues relating to technology rights, including infringment, validity and freedom-to-operate analyses


Preparing and prosecuting US and foreign patent and trademark applications


Managing complex worldwide dockets of patent and trademark portfolios


Drafting, negotiating and analyzing technology license agreements


Litigating trademark, trade secret and patent disputes in the US


Coordinating with foreign counsel and providing technical and legal expertise regarding contested trademark, trade secret and patent procedings in foreign jurisdictions


AuerbachSchrot LLC was founded in 2011. The Firm is located near Washington, DC in Rockville, Maryland. Members of the firm have more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property and technology law, and are registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and are admitted to the state bars of Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. The Firm is Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Jeffrey I. Auerbach


" Jeffrey I. Auerbach is a partner and the managing member of Auerbach Schrot LLC, a Rockville, Maryland intellectual property law firm. "

William C. Schrot, J.D.

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" William C. Schrot is a partner of Auerbach Schrot LLC, a Rockville, Maryland intellectual property law firm. "


The Firm’s clients range from start-up companies to major multi-national corporations to world-renowned academic institutions. We seek to develop long term relationships with our clients by providing high quality work and consistent value.


AuerbachSchrot LLC
2200 Research Blvd
Suite 560
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: 301-963-0717
Fax: 301-825-8975