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By Amy Gillentine on July 1, 2013 (via The Colorado Springs Business Journal)

Aspire IP

24 S. Weber St., Suite 300, 344-9907

Practice areas: copyright, cyber risk services, cyberspace and cyber law, licensing, litigation, opinions and counseling, patent services and patent transactions, trade secrets and trademarks

Four local lawyers with experience in government cyber security, patent law and intellectual property protections have joined to create a new firm with locations in Colorado Springs and Denver.

All four have worked within large government bureaucracies and very large law firms. But these attorneys wanted to do something different — provide a marriage between cyber-security breaches and intellectual property protections.

“We wanted a boutique setting for our clients,” said partner Scott Hawranek. “So often, when it comes to patent law or intellectual property law, clients get kicked down to the junior level. We won’t do that here.”

Aspire IP was born in June from a collaboration between Dennis Dupray, Doug DePeppe, Eric Sheets and Hawranek. The four have expertise in different areas, but thought that together they could provide a complete set of services to business firms who worry about keeping clients’ privacy, maintaining research and development secrets and securing patents and patent protection.

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