Posts Tagged: patent attorneys


Patent Cost: Understanding Patent Attorney Fees

Fees for patent attorneys are going to vary quite significantly depending upon the geographical market and the attorney's level experience. Based on 2011 economic data, the national average …
5 months ago 7

An Inventor’s Guide to Being Taken Seriously by Patent Attorneys

It is important for inventors to understand that there is reluctance among some patent attorneys to take on independent inventors as clients. This is at least in …
5 months ago 4

Former USPTO Director Q. Todd Dickinson Joins Novak Druce

Q. Todd Dickinson, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has joined Novak Druce Connolly Bove + …
6 months ago 0

Patent Attorney Services After First To File. WHAT to File?

Just as most of society wrongly considers doctors as “gods”, many patent clients wrongly think that patent attorneys will help them achieve these business objectives simply by …
2 years ago 2

Cooley Lands Chadbourne & Parke’s Top IP & Litigation Partners

I don't know what is going on at Chadbourne & Parke, but I do know I know that Walt and John were both at Morgan & Finnegan and left …
3 years ago 0

Jeffrey I.D. Lewis Installed as AIPLA President for 2012-2013 Term

“I am honored to have been elected President of an outstanding organization that plays a pivotal role in the global IP landscape,” Mr. Lewis said. “The coming …
3 years ago 1

USPTO Proposes Updated Professional Conduct Rules

This proposed rule package adopts most ABA provisions wholesale or with minor revisions and codifies many professional responsibility obligations that already apply to the practice of law. …
3 years ago 1

Clifton McCann Joins DC Offices of Thompson Hine

McCann, who is now a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property group, joins Thompson Hine in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, coming over to the firm …
3 years ago 0

IP Community: Raising Autism Awareness

It is important for employers to be open-minded when considering employing someone with autism or other disabilities. Those who are open-minded will find employees who are diligent, …
3 years ago 2

Celebration! Tuesday April 10 is Be Kind To Lawyers Day

So, what is this International Be Kind To Lawyers Day? I am so glad you asked! Steve Hughes, a non-lawyer from St. Louis, has been working with …
3 years ago 1

Reviewing a Patent Application Drafted by an Inventor

With all of this in mind, like many others I tell inventors that if they are going to do it themselves they should consider getting a patent …
3 years ago 22

Why Patent Attorneys Don’t Work on Contingency

Having spent time as a litigator I know exactly what goes into taking a case on a contingency basis and you only take cases on a contingency …
4 years ago 25