An Experienced Patent Attorney in NYC Can Help You Determine If Your Idea Is Worth Patenting

Our New York Patent Law Firm Services

Our intellectual property firm in NYC provides a full range of patent, trademark, and copyright services to both entrepreneurs and established businesses. We work with clients from all over the US and from different countries around the globe. Our IP law firm in NYC offers the following patent services:

  • Patent Evaluation: Our patent law firm in NYC works with clients to understand the details of their idea since every client’s situation and idea are unique. We then conduct research to allow your patent lawyer in NYC to develop an appropriate and individual patent strategy.
  • Design Patent: Our New York patent law 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: If you have a structurally unique product or a combination of steps arranged to carry out a functional result, your New York patent attorney will prepare a utility patent application to protect your unique process.
  • Agile Patenting: An experienced patent attorney in NY will use an agile approach to file a patent application to protect your initial ideas, and do follow up filings with enhancements and improvements as the product is developed and finally launched.
  • Provisional Patent Application: We’ll work with you to draft provisional applications, allowing you to get patent 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 a software patent.

Who We Are

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

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Goldstein Patent Law Firm 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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Our intellectual property law firm in New York handles matters such as trademark law, patents, licensing, copyrighting, and technology transfer. Our intellectual property lawyers in NYC also assist in conducting IP assets, drafting licensing agreements, licensing inventions, negotiating settlements, and transferring proprietary technology.

Additionally, our intellectual property attorneys in NYC litigate intellectual property matters and represent clients in state and federal courts and before the U.S. 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 Trademark Attorneys in NYC

We use three simple steps to register trademarks.

Step 1: Once you finish filling out our trademark application form, our trademark lawyers in NYC conduct a comprehensive state and federal trademark database search using special software. Your trademark attorney in New York will search the databases to identify any potential problems with your preferred trademark before making a trademark filing.

Step 2: After 7-10 days, a New York trademark attorney will send you the trademark search results to review. You can then schedule a time to speak to one of our New York trademark attorneys about the search results and questions you may have concerning the trademark registration process. If our search reveals any issues, your trademark attorney can conduct a new search on a different trademark.

Step 3: Our competent trademark attorneys in New York will prepare your trademark application so that you can review and approve it. Having successfully drafted and registered countless trademarks, our trademark lawyers in NYC know the details of a U.S. trademark application and will draft your application to give it the best chance to be approved smoothly and quickly

Frequently Asked Questions About Obtaining a Trademark

Why Should I Hire a Trademark Attorney in NYC?

When you hire a trademark lawyer in NYC, you can focus on growing your business confident that your registration is being handled by an expert. Your New York trademark lawyer will conduct a thorough search on your behalf and will draft your application in a way to increase your approval chances. After the application is reviewed by the Trademark office, your NYC trademark lawyer can respond to both substantive and non-substantive Office-Actions to handle any issues raised by the examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. (USPTO)

How Long Does It Take A Trademark Lawyer In NYC To Register A Trademark?

Generally, it takes a trademark 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 Trademark?

If another organization is infringing on your trademark, you should work with a skilled trademark 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 prepared by your New York trademark lawyer can be enough to stop the infringer.

Frequently Asked Questions About Obtaining a Patent

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 has 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 Law Firm Services

Since 1994, Native New Yorker Rich Goldstein and his team of qualified intellectual property attorneys in NYC have obtained more than two thousand patents for individuals and businesses of different sizes, in all 50 states, including New Jersey.

When you need a utility patent, a design patent, a trademark, our New York patent attorneys are ready to help you. 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 skin care brand, we’ll 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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