Attorneys Handling Patent Law
Our patent attorneys have the knowledge, expertise and experience to handle all your patent needs.
I Want to Patent an Invention. Where Do I Start?
To start a patent, first we begin with an Initial Patent Assessment project to learn about your invention, and advise you on some of the USPTO requirements for patentability, to determine your eligibility for filing a patent application.Read More
Can I Patent My Software or E-Commerce Invention?
Patenting software and Internet commerce related inventions has become tricky. If you are interested in patenting a new software or Internet invention, please contact us for a Section 101 Abstract Idea consultation.Read More
AIA Proposed First-to-Invent Rules
On Thursday, July 26, 2012, the USPTO announced publication in the Federal Register of proposed rules and proposed examination guidelines for the first-inventor-to-file provision of the AIA. The first-inventor-to-file provision converts the United States from a “first-to-invent” to a “first-inventor-to-file” system. How will this affect our clients, the inventors? Primarily by making it more important […]Read More
Provisional Applications for Patent – In a Nutshell
A “provisional application for patent” – usually called a provisional patent application – is basically a 12-month placeholding application. It is less expensive than a regular (non-provisional) patent application, because the filing fee is lower ($125 vs. $530), and because it does not require a set of patent claims to be appended to the technical […]Read More