Legal Services

Patents

The law firm provides trusted patent counsel to clients that enhances value and advances the goals of each individual client.  Kevin has considerable experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in a wide range of technologies.  Should counterpart patent filings be desired in foreign countries, Kevin has extensive experience coordinating with foreign attorneys to timely file and prosecute the same internationally. 

 

Additionally, Kevin provides opinions and/or advice regarding patent infringement, patent invalidity, patentability, freedom to operate, and patent enforcement matters.  As a former patent examiner he is able to conduct patentability searches in most electrical, computer, and mechanical technologies.

The law firm is located within walking distance of the USPTO so conducting in person meetings with examiners is convenient.  Moreover, the USPTO’s latest electronic filing systems and regulations are used to file patent and trademark applications as well as responses to USPTO communications.

Trademarks

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.

Kevin has drafted and prosecuted many trademark applications before the USPTO so is able to provide trusted counsel to clients for procuring meaningful trademark protection and thus protection for their valuable brands.  Additionally, he is able to provide opinions regarding trademark infringement and advise regarding trademark enforcement.  He also conducts trademark searches.  

Please contact the office today at 703-380-1795 to discuss your intellectual property needs.

 

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Disclaimer:  The information provided on this website (i.e., www.mcdermlaw.com) is for general information purposes only and does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and The Law Office of Kevin McDermott, PLLC or its attorney.  To receive legal counsel from The Law Office of Kevin McDermott, PLLC you need to create an attorney-client relationship with the firm and receive an engagement letter.    

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