Services

Patent Drafting 

Law firm staff has extensive experience drafting patent applications that provide effective protection for inventions.  Patent applications can be filed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  Should patent filings be desired in countries other than the United States, the firm also has extensive experience coordinating with trusted patent agents and attorneys to timely file applications internationally. 

 

Patent Prosecution

Staff also has extensive experience prosecuting patent applications before the USPTO and foreign patent offices in coordination with trusted foreign patent agents and attorneys.  Staff endeavors to enhance value during prosecution to procure meaningful patent protection.  The firm uses the latest USPTO electronic filing systems and regulations to file patent applications as well as responses to USPTO communications during prosecution.

Patent applications have been drafted and/or prosecuted in a wide range of technologies including, for example:

cybersecurity                                                  WiFi networks and systems

electronics                                                        information security

telecommunications                                        electronic imaging

Internet technologies                                      digital electronics

semiconductors                                              business methods

wind turbines                                                  gas turbine engines (i.e., jet engines)

medical imaging                                            airport security systems

automobile braking systems                          digital signal processing

biometric authentication                                liveness detection

video gaming machines                                computer cooling systems

insect/pest control

Infringement Opinions

The firm provides infringement opinions based on U.S. law for products and/or patents in electrical, computer, and mechanical technologies.  Foreign infringement opinions can also be obtained using trusted foreign counsel.

 

Validity Opinions

The firm provide invalidity opinions based on U.S. law for patents in electrical, computer, and mechanical technologies.  Foreign infringement opinions can also be obtained using trusted foreign counsel.  

 

Patent Searching

Patent searching services are provided regarding patentability of an invention, freedom to operate, infringement, validity, and valuation.  Additionally, the firm conducts landscaping studies and generates reports identifying areas of technology in which patents may be obtained.

The firm also prepares patentability opinions based on patentability searches.    

Trademark Searching, Drafting and Prosecution

A trademark is a brand name.  A trademark or service mark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from those of others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services.

The firm also provides trademark searching services to help clients decide whether or not a trademark application should be drafted and filed that protects their trademark rights.