Sideman & Bancroft LLP is a women-owned, San Francisco-based law firm. We provide legal expertise in intellectual property, brand protection, corporate transactions, litigation, criminal defense, estate planning and family law. We help our clients build and protect their brands. Our unique approach to brand protection synthesizes our expertise across trademark prosecution, counseling and enforcement, patent prosecution and litigation, civil and criminal anti-counterfeiting, copyright enforcement, privacy, and data security to create customized, 360 degree brand protection strategies. We help our clients form and fund their businesses and guide them with business judgment and advice on “market” terms to navigate them through transactions.
We collaborate closely with our clients, drill down on their business and legal demands, and execute on their ideas. This allows us to provide sophisticated legal advice tailored to each client’s specific needs and business environment while remaining efficient and cost-effective. Our clients include start-ups and Fortune 100 companies in the consumer electronics, IT, apparel, footwear, food and beverage, cosmetics, and medical device industries, among others. We work closely with local Bay Area companies such as Cisco, Method Products, Lifefactory, Varian Medical Systems, Glassdoor and OLLY, and are proud to work with emerging brands in our hometown as they evolve into household names.