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Patents

Prosecution

Our attorneys have diverse backgrounds that enable them to readily understand and properly protect inventions of virtually any type. With degrees and experience in fields ranging from molecular biology to aerospace engineering and computer science, all types of inventors can find patent attorneys able to create patent protection for virtually any type of invention using our firm.

Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience prosecuting patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Several of the attorneys have spent time working for the United States Patent and Trademark Office as examiners. This wealth of experience in conjunction with litigation experience provides our attorneys with the know-how to prosecute patents protecting important subject matter to issuance.

Our attorneys regularly counsel clients regarding the necessity and potential for international patent protection. We have helped clients to gain and maintain patents in numerous countries around the world. Through on-going relationships with attorneys in virtually every country, we are able to gain our clients useful patent protection almost anywhere.

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, we also have substantial experience providing on-going services after a patent issues. From maintaining patent protection throughout the term of a patent to negotiating licenses with potential licensees, our attorneys and staff bring extensive experience to bear to help our clients make the most of their patented inventions.

Negotiations

Once our clients have obtained a patent, the use of that patent inevitably involves licensing that patent to other companies and individuals. Similarly, our clients in varying industries often wish to begin utilizing patented inventions within their products or services. Our attorneys have negotiated numerous patent licenses for their clients, both as licensor and as licensee.

Bringing our extensive experience in litigating and prosecuting patents, our attorneys are able to help clients enjoy the fruits of their labor creating their patented inventions. We have also consistently negotiated mutually-beneficial licenses for our clients regarding technology vital to the on-going successes of their businesses.