Ethics Counselors to Intellectual Property Lawyers and Licensed Professionals

Limit, Defend, and Deflect Liability

We serve as trusted legal advisors to resolve high stakes disputes when our clients’ professional license is on the line and help navigate the nuances of federal licensure before the USPTO and SEC.


Practice Areas

Dedicated to helping patent and trademark lawyers and firms, securities professionals, and other licensed professionals comply with an increasingly complex maze of federal and state regulations.

IP Ethics & USPTO Discipline

Counseling intellectual property practitioners, law firms, and legal departments on compliance with the USPTO's Rules of Professional Conduct and defending lawyers and agents in OED and State Bar licensing disputes, ethics investigations and disciplinary trials and appeals.

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Commercial Litigation

Representing business owners in all matters of commercial litigation, including contract and tort actions and intellectual property disputes before state and federal courts.

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Investment Advisor Compliance

Advising broker-dealers, ERISA plan sponsors, and registered investment advisors on all matters relating to compliance with federal regulations.

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Professional Licensure

Assisting doctors, engineers, and other professionals protect their ability to practice their trade whenever their professional license is at risk. 

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IP Ethics Resources

Speaking Engagements

The professionals at McCabe//Ali speak at numerous events throughout the year for some of the largest bar organizations in the world, both online and in-person. Topics include Trademark and Patent Ethics, Malpractice Defense, IP and USPTO Ethics, and more.

IPethics & INsights Blog

A resource for intellectual property attorneys regarding patent and trademark ethics, professional liability, and discipline, including the latest USPTO and court decisions, trends, news, and analysis.

Custom CLE Programming

McCabe//Ali provides on-site or remote Continuing Legal Education programs customized specifically for IP practitioners, in-house counsel, risk managers, and para-professionals. Our programs, which are designed specifically for the needs of your organization, provide a simple, cost-effective, and efficient way to earn valuable CLE credit.


We have helped hundreds of licensed attorneys and professionals nationwide survive intense regulatory scrutiny, from audits to ethics investigations and disciplinary hearings.

Don't go it alone. Rely on our expertise to support you through this process.

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