May 22, 2019

Patent & Trademark Attorney

We help people acquire patents and trademarks, and we also litigate intellectual property issues.

Patent Law
Patents provide legal protections to keep others from making, importing, or practicing the invention within the United States. A patentee is rewarded for inventing something that is new. In return for disclosing to the public the best way to make and use the invention, the patentee is provided a patent term, typically of 20 years, to profit from their idea.

Trademarks
Registering and protecting your trademark will help to ensure your company’s reputation, as well as your brand’s familiarity. Phrases, marks, sounds or symbols that others might copy should be considered for registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to prevent others from profiting from your brand’s goodwill and associated quality.

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May 15, 2019

Trademark and Patent Prosecution Lawyer

A patent provides the legal rights to make, use, sell, or import a new invention within the United States. There are also patent rights in foreign countries. Acquiring a patent is done through a process called “patent prosecution” before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. If foreign patent protection is sought, the invention/patent application must be “prosecuted” through each individually desired country. Because the United States is the world’s largest economy, many inventors and corporations seek patent prosecution here.

Trademarks

Acquiring a trademark is called “trademark prosecution.” A trademark is any unique identifier that allows consumers to identify your product or service, or to associate your product or service with a particular level of quality or uniqueness.

Patent Infringement / Trademark Infringement and Opinions

We offer evaluations and opinions as to whether or not a competing device or service is illegally infringing on your company’s intellectual property, whether that be a patent or trademark, your good will and/or your “know-how.” More than just offering written advice, however, we back up our transactional work with experienced litigators who spend their days in the courtroom instead of in front of computer screens in a law office.

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February 9, 2019

Patent Infringement Lawyer

Patent Avoidance – Design Around
A skilled patent attorney can assist clients by “designing around” an existing patent. This is also called patent avoidance, in which a party is aware of an existing patent and wants to minimize their risk in selling, making, or using a similar product or process.

Infringement Analysis and Opinion Letters
If you have been accused of infringement or are concerned about having your product or process infringed upon, talk to us first. We use our experience to analyze the issue to offer our opinion, sometimes memorialized in a written letter called an opinion letter, regarding possible patent infringement. We offer patent opinions for clients on either side of the infringement issue.

Patent Law Is Among the Most Complex Areas of Litigation and the Law
Patent infringement is one of the most complex areas of the law. There are specific remedies that can be pursued and very specific laws that protect patent holders and patent applicants. If you are considering filing for a patent, or are concerned that another party may be infringing upon your patent rights speak with either or both patent attorneys.

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January 7, 2019

Business Law and Litigation Attorneys

We Move Your Case Along Efficiently, Always Seeking a Cost-Effective Resolution
Reaching a successful resolution to a business litigation matter involves an in-depth understanding of the process. Our lawyers have a record of resolving commercial lawsuits and business disputes in court jurisdictions. We understand the process and we know what judges expect in the way of evidence and arguments. We work hard to find a cost-effective solution that will save your business money and let you get your mind back on your operations.

Your Complete Business Law and Commercial Litigation Law Firm
Whether you need help with the initial organization of your company, need advice on ongoing legal matters and private dealings, or are involved in contractual disputes with suppliers, employees, or clients, we can help you negotiate these problems, and take the additional stress out of your life. In addition, we specialize in clarifying difficult issues and solving problems that traditionally trouble owners and non-profits, including: dealing with creditors, negotiating with suppliers, financing needs, employee relations, and staying on top of requirements issued by the IRS and local government. If your company starts to run into trouble, we can be of invaluable help in giving you advice designed to get back on the right track, and to ultimately avoid bankruptcy.

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