Patent Application Prep

  • Interviewing inventors as necessary to take and develop disclosures. Online disclosure submission is also available.
  • Preparing and filing non-provisional patent applications in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or in any other jurisdiction or part of the world of a client's choosing.
  • Preparing informal and formal drawings.
  • Preparing claim sets.
  • Preparing and filing additional divisional, continuation patent applications based on parent applications.

Patent Application Prosecution

  • Analyzing actions, strategizing with clients and determining the best strategy to obtain the broadest protection possible.
  • Conferencing with examiners to obtain the best claim language.
  • Preparing accurate, comprehensive Responses and Appeals to rejections included in Office Actions.
  • Reporting all matters from the USPTO to our clients, keeping clients updated on progress at all times.
  • Processing allowances to issue patents, determining the life of your patent and tracking maintenance fees.

Docketing and Reporting

  • Receiving and docketing examination actions in all cases.
  • Docketing all cases, and maintaining the docket against all necessities.
  • Preparing and providing status reports for clients as needed.
  • All necessary activity to keep client’s IP in good standing in the US and other jurisdictions.

Foreign Filing

  • Preparing and filing PCT International applications.
  • Filing patent applications in the US from investors in foreign countries and from foreign patent firms.
  • Filing foreign applications with our agents in jurisdictions foreign to the US, either directly or through entry from the PCT, at client’s need.
  • Prosecuting Foreign applications in partnership with our Foreign agents.