PATENT services



  • Save your spot in line for a patent.
  • Display that your idea is “Patent Pending.”
  • Develop, test, and market your innovation without fear.
  • Secure the rights to your idea for 20 years.
  • Stop others from making, selling, using, or importing your invention.
  • Exclude others from making, using, selling, or importing your designs for products and clothing.
  • Protect your invention on a multi-national scale.
  • Understand how to explore the United States Patent Database to analyze what patents the USPTO has already issued.
Speak with an Intellectual Property Attorney regarding your specific needs.
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