Christie, Parker & Hale is a law firm that specializes in handling intellectual property law and complex litigation matters. The firm s practice areas include patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. It develops individualized trademark programs to protect proprietary marks and trade dresses of clients. Christie, Parker & Hale also specialize in litigation concerning issues of false and misleading advertising and unfair competition. The firm s copyright laws cover a range of original works, including poetry, computer codes, paintings, sculptures and plush toys. It assists clients in identifying, developing and protecting trade secret information and strategy. Christie, Parker & Hale also helps to protect trade secrets from inadvertent and intentional misappropriations and disclosures. The firm handles cases involving electronic commerce and trademark protection on the Internet. It serves several technological fields, such as aerospace, automotive, computers and networking, electronics, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical, software and telecommunications.