A unique product or a significant improvement on an existing item or concept can have value to consumers and society as a whole. An inventor or entrepreneur can reap great profits from their invention, but they should step to protect themselves intellectual property theft.
Intellectual Property Protections
In short, intellectual property is described by Cornell University as: “any product of the human intellect that the law protects from unauthorized use by others.” The four categories of intellectual property include:
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office processes applications for the protections listed above, and there are strict requirements for each. The process starts with completing the application, but that is just the beginning. There are several stages of applying for a patent including:
Conducting a search of millions of domestic and international patents
Preparing supporting documents such as illustrations, photos, graphs and data sets which have very specific requirements down to the margins and fonts.
Make certain all documents meet the patent office’s stringent document requirements
Why Do I Need a Patent Attorney?
Our team of patent attorneys in New Mexico specialize this complex area of law and experience, qualifications and tenacity to make sure your application, whether it a for a patent or trademark, is a success. You can rely on our attorneys to work tirelessly on your case and pay attention to every detail. Once you locate an attorney you are thinking about hiring ask yourself the following:
Our team of attorneys meet the criteria listed above, so call one today and arrange a case evaluation.
There are a few questions you can ask to gauge if an attorney has the qualifications to get you the patent you are seeking:
Do they focus on U.S. trademark statutes in law school?
Do they specialize in patents and intellectual property protections?
Do they limit their practice to trademark law and intellectual property protection?
Do they a belong to the New Mexico Bar?
Are they recognized for their work in trademark law?
Speak with a Patent Attorney in New Mexico
Your intellectual property or invention should not be used for gain by anyone other than yourself. You can assure that never happens by getting a copyright, patent or applying for a trademark. Allow USAttorneys.com to connect you with a patent attorney in New Mexico
Our patent lawyers in New Mexico can assist you with the following:
Patents and trademarks
Changing ownership of patents
Corrections to patent applications, revival of Abandonments and Withdrawal of Grants.
Maintain or renew a patent registration
Protect all intellectual property
If you want to protect your intellectual property, you have the option of doing all the work yourself or hiring a patent attorney. You may be thinking about applying for patent or trademark on your own, but that’s risky and you risk your chances of having your patent approved. Call and set up a case evaluation soon and let one of USAttorneys’ lawyers take over your case.