Patent Attorneys in NYC

Our patent attorneys in NYC offer expert guidance through the complex patent landscape, helping clients navigate the application process to secure valuable patents. We specialize in assisting individuals, start-ups, and entrepreneurs in protecting their innovations, providing personalized strategies to maximize intellectual property rights in today’s competitive market.

Experienced Patent Attorney NYC

Our skilled patent prosecution professionals in NYC offer comprehensive services, including prior art and clearance searches, drafting applications, and preparing amendments. We work closely with businesses and individuals to develop and implement tailored strategies that align with their commercial objectives and industry-specific challenges. 

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Our team’s diverse technical expertise allows us to effectively represent clients across a wide range of industries, guaranteeing thorough protection for their innovations.

Our New York Patent Law Firm Services

We provide a full range of patent, trademark, and copyright services to both entrepreneurs and established businesses. We work with clients from around the globe. Our lawyers offer the following patent services:

Patent Evaluation

Our lawyers work with clients to understand the details of their ideas since every client’s situation and idea are unique. We research to develop an appropriate and individual patent strategy.

Design Patent

Our firm can draft a design patent application to protect the appearance of your product and prevent your competitors from copying any aspect of your design.

Utility Patent

Do you have a structurally unique product or a combination of steps arranged to carry out a functional result? We will prepare a utility patent application to protect your unique process.

Agile Patenting

Your lawyer will use an agile approach to file a patent application to protect your initial ideas. We will also do follow-up filings with enhancements and improvements as the product is developed and finally launched.

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Provisional Patent Application

We’ll work with you to draft provisional applications. This lets you get pending status at a lower price to establish patent priority for your idea.

Patenting Software

If you have a web app, smartphone app, or software you’re developing, we can protect it with patents.

International Patents

We offer comprehensive PCT application and international patent services, leveraging the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and European Patent Office procedures. We can also address global concerns including trade secrets, unfair competition, and Inter Partes matters to protect clients’ IP.

Patent Licensing

Our attorneys expertly guide clients through licensing processes for royalties and assist in monetizing inventions. We will also craft comprehensive licensing agreements, patent assignments, cross-licenses, and patent portfolio sales to maximize the value of IP assets.

Who We Are

Meet Rich Goldstein, founder of Goldstein Patent Law, one of the best IP law firms in NYC. He is an IP lawyer in NYC who counsels clients on how to establish and protect their intellectual capital in the patent landscape.

Goldstein Patent is one of the most successful NYC patent law firms. Since 1994, we have been helping established businesses and entrepreneurs successfully obtain more than 2,000 patents and trademarks.

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Meet Our Experienced New York Patent Attorneys

Our law office in New York handles matters such as trademarks, patents, licensing, copyrighting, and technology transfer. We litigate IP matters and represent clients in state and federal courts and before the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

We also advise on new rules governing the protection of ideas and consult on developing creative new ones that increase the value of our client’s IP portfolios.

What to Expect From Our Process of Registering Trademarks in NYC

Our team of qualified intellectual property attorneys in NYC has obtained more than 2,000 patents for individuals and businesses of different sizes, in all 50 states. 

Whether you are a garment manufacturer in Brooklyn, run a tech company in Queens, have developed a new tool for the electrical trade in the Bronx, or have a Manhattan-based skincare brand, we can register trademarks using these simple steps.

Step 1: Prior Art and Product Clearance

Once you finish filling out our application form, our lawyers conduct a comprehensive state and federal database search. We will identify any potential problems before filing.

After 7-10 days, your lawyer will send you the search results to review. We will answer your concerns about the registration process. We can conduct a new search if our search reveals any issues.

Step 2: Preparation and Prosecution for the US Patent and Trademark Office

Our experienced team works closely with USPTO examiners to expedite the prosecution of patent applications. This guarantees an efficient and thorough examination of our clients’ innovations.

We meticulously prepare and file patent applications, respond to office actions, and navigate complex USPTO procedures to secure strong, enforceable patents for our clients.

Step 3: Post-Grant Proceedings

We represent clients in various post-grant examination proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), including Post Grant Review (PGR) and Inter Partes Review (IPR), to challenge or defend issued patents.

Our expertise in these proceedings helps clients strategically address patent validity issues. This can help avoid costly litigation while strengthening your patent portfolios.

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Related Questions

How Much Does a Patent Lawyer Cost in the U.S.?

Patent attorneys typically charge between $275 to $800 per hour in America. The final cost of patent prosecution can vary significantly based on factors such as the type of patent, the technology involved, and the attorney’s experience.

Why Should I Hire a Patent Attorney in NYC?

When you hire a patent lawyer in NYC, you can focus on growing your business confident that your registration is being handled by an expert. Your lawyer will conduct a thorough search on your behalf, draft your application, and handle any issues raised by the examiner at the USPTO.

Do You Need a Lawyer to Patent an Idea?

While it’s not legally required, hiring a lawyer to patent an idea is highly recommended due to the complex nature of patent law and application processes. A skilled lawyer can significantly improve your chances of obtaining a strong, enforceable patent, and help navigate potential pitfalls throughout the prosecution process.

How Long Does It Take for a Lawyer in NYC to Register Trademarks?

Generally, it takes a lawyer in NYC about 8-10 months from start to finish. However, it can take up to one year or more in some instances to gain USPTO approval.

What Should I Do If Another Organization is Infringing on My Trademarks?

When another organization infringes on trademarks, you should work with a skilled lawyer in NYC to monitor your trademark’s use and work with you to determine the best legal actions to take. In many cases, a cease-and-desist letter can be enough to stop the infringer.

How Are Patent Rights Enforced?

Patent rights are enforced in a court because the court has the authority to stop infringement. However, the patent owner should identify, monitor, and initiate action against infringers when appropriate.

How Long Does a U.S. Utility Patent Last?

Generally, a U.S. utility patent lasts for 20 years from the date you filed the patent application. However, you are required to pay periodic fees to maintain your patent’s enforceability.

Testimonials From Our Happy Clients

“My patent has helped me create and protect the success I have today”

“After working with you for more than 12 years, I would gladly recommend your firm to anyone considering the patent process. The expertise and professional way you handled and expedited my patent cases have helped me create and protect the success I have today. The skill used in wording my patents has even helped me defend and win a lawsuit…” Lt. Mike Bishop US Patent Number 5906493, 6358057, 7611356 Retired, Fire Department of New York City

Use Goldstein Patent and Intellectual Property Law Firm Services

When you need a patent, our attorneys will find the right strategy to protect your IP. From mechanical inventions to chemical formulations and algorithms – and everything in between, we can help you obtain patents and trademarks in the United States and internationally.


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