Patents

Patents – Many of the patent attorneys at Wood Herron & Evans hold advanced degrees in their fields of technology, and have experience in the industry working in those technologies.  Wood Herron & Evans will analyze a client’s invention disclosure to determine exactly what the invention is, and to craft claims that clearly define the invention and will be of the greatest value to the client.

Wood Herron & Evans has the expertise required to assist with all aspects of patent issues, from validity and infringement clearance investigations to grant of the patent in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in countries around the world, through the effective use of our vast network of Intellectual Property firms in those countries.  The associates employed by those firms are well-versed in the requirements of the foreign patent office served.

Wood Herron & Evans’ patent capabilities include:

  • Analysis of an invention disclosure to assess the details of the invention
  • Investigation of validity and/or infringement clearance resulting in a thoroughly researched and carefully prepared written opinion
  • Preparation of  the patent application, with specific attention to detail in the claims of the invention, and prosecution of the application
  • Attention to appeal, reexamination, reissue, cancellation or opposition proceedings
  • Preparation of Licensing agreements and determination of Intellectual Property ownership rights
  • Conducting Due Diligence with regard to acquisition and transfer agreements, and transfer negotiations
  • Evaluation of and assistance with use of proper patent markings
  • Auditing of patent portfolios and valuation assessment
  • Presentations to the client regarding overall patent protection, the prosecution process, patent maintenance, or other areas of interest


* James E. Raynolds is a Registered Patent Agent

Patents

Patents – Many of the patent attorneys at Wood Herron & Evans hold advanced degrees in their fields of technology, and have experience in the industry working in those technologies.  Wood Herron & Evans will analyze a client’s invention disclosure to determine exactly what the invention is, and to craft claims that clearly define the invention and will be of the greatest value to the client.

Wood Herron & Evans has the expertise required to assist with all aspects of patent issues, from validity and infringement clearance investigations to grant of the patent in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in countries around the world, through the effective use of our vast network of Intellectual Property firms in those countries.  The associates employed by those firms are well-versed in the requirements of the foreign patent office served.

Wood Herron & Evans’ patent capabilities include:

  • Analysis of an invention disclosure to assess the details of the invention
  • Investigation of validity and/or infringement clearance resulting in a thoroughly researched and carefully prepared written opinion
  • Preparation of  the patent application, with specific attention to detail in the claims of the invention, and prosecution of the application
  • Attention to appeal, reexamination, reissue, cancellation or opposition proceedings
  • Preparation of Licensing agreements and determination of Intellectual Property ownership rights
  • Conducting Due Diligence with regard to acquisition and transfer agreements, and transfer negotiations
  • Evaluation of and assistance with use of proper patent markings
  • Auditing of patent portfolios and valuation assessment
  • Presentations to the client regarding overall patent protection, the prosecution process, patent maintenance, or other areas of interest


* James E. Raynolds is a Registered Patent Agent

This web page is designed to provide our friends and clients with up-to-date information about our firm regarding patents, trademarks and copyrights. It is not intended to provide legal advice. Transmission and receipt of this information does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship.

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