Services / Startups

Pittsburgh based Ference & Associates has been helping clients to protect and monetize their intellectual property for many years. In addition to our work with leading, global companies, we have significant experience in helping startups and emerging companies at all stages of growth.

We utilize our strong scientific backgrounds in a variety of technologies ranging from hardware and software to biotech to help our high-growth clients protect their most valuable assets and gain competitive advantage.

We also work with emerging companies to utilize trademarks and other intellectual property tools to develop and protect their expanding brands. Ference & Associates is pleased to be part of the growth of the tech sector in Pittsburgh and beyond. We are also proud to be one of the few remaining independent intellectual property boutique firms in the market, which allows us to be flexible with our pricing and nimble in serving our client’s needs.