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About Us

We are Sand, Sebolt and Wernow, an intellectual property law firm located in Canton, Ohio. We specialize in patents, trademarks, copyrights, IP (Intellectual Property) litigation licensing, foreign filings, and trade secrets.

Who we Are

Our staff includes attorneys, patent agents, and engineers with experience in electronics, mechanics, software, hardware, and robotics. To protect your interests, you will need more than just an IP law firm. You will need our skillful attorneys who understand the importance of crafting creative solutions tailored specifically to your business’ goals and needs.

What we do

Our team of professionals are innovators, just like you, and passionate about protecting your intellectual property. We represent individuals and businesses of all sizes, from Fortune 500 corporations to sole proprietors. It’s our mission to guide you through the process of protecting your assets with the appropriate mix of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

How we're different

You’ll know you are dealing with a different kind of IP law firm from the moment we ask our first question. Instead of asking “what” like most IP law firms, our first question will always be “why.” By starting with “why” we can make sure we’re providing you with the most appropriate legal services for your specific needs. From here we will blend personalized attention with our wealth of national and international resources to give you the best legal and business advice possible.


Successful companies are often built on innovative ideas, products, and brands all of which are different forms of intellectual property, specifically patents, trademarks and copyrights. In fact, research by the World Intellectual Property Organization shows that 80-90% of a business’ potential value lies in its intellectual property. This is why Sand, Sebolt & Wernow will make sure your intellectual property gets turned into the valuable business asset that it is.

In today’s globally competitive business environment, carving out your share of the markets you serve as well as branding what your company offers is vital. The value of your business is no longer just the tangible assets it holds. We help protect your valuable intangible assets both domestically and internationally. By doing this our services add real value to your organization.