Intellectual Property

Protecting intellectual property has become increasingly challenging with the globalization of trading markets. These days you must be able to enforce property rights from Chicago to Barcelona to Shanghai.

Heartland’s vast network of seasoned investigators has assisted clients throughout the world. From prior art investigations to the coordination of product counterfeiting cases, we understand the complexities of modern intellectual property investigation and offer expert assistance in technology-based fact-finding operations with a global reach, including undercover options.


Team Bios: Paul JaebBradley
Articles of Interest: Undercover in Minnesota: Investigators play key role in uncovering patent and trademark laws, The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal (May 11, 2007)



  • Infringer profiles
  • Location of patent holders
  • Prior art investigations
  • Undercover purchasing