Climate Change Innovation and Patents
Corinne E. Atton
Matthew E. Draper
Draper & Draper has extensive experience litigating patent disputes, and conducting patent validity and infringement analyses, due diligence, and patent audits. We advise on all technologies, with a particular focus on climate change innovation, climate change mitigation, natural resource and renewable energy technologies.
Corinne Atton has more than 15 years of experience representing clients in complex, high-stakes patent and commercial disputes, and has advised on a wide variety of technologies, from artificial intelligence (AI) to biotechnology, to mechanical devices and business methods.
We also represent clients in climate-related arbitration and litigation, including water, oil and gas, and renewable energy disputes.
Corinne Atton is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee within the Section on Environment, Energy and Resources. Matthew Draper is the Co-Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee within the same Section, and is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Related Disputes.
Matthew Draper is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in renewable energy disputes.
Representing a state-owned electric utility in a dispute over the refurbishment of a hydroelectric plant in a Central Asian country.
Negotiated lease agreements for a U.S. solar farm.
Advised a wave energy company on a joint venture agreement with a Latin American company.