A worldwide leader in industrial products developed an innovative residential water treatment product line based on electrodeionization technology. With ambitious plans to change the way homes and businesses purify their water, the company turned to L&A for help securing a large portfolio of patents in key markets around the world. Our team of attorneys worked with the client to prepare and file a worldwide portfolio of patent applications to cover the proposed commercial products and services. Leveraging its intellectual property, the client has since successfully licensed this patent portfolio to a venture-funded start-up water treatment company, which is developing first generation products for homeowners that provide high-quality water, while reducing energy use and waste products. The resulting deal has created a valuable revenue source for our client, while helping the environment.