Learn About Utility Patents
Utility Patents protect the novel function of an invention.
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Protecting your companies competitive advantage
Businesses of all sizes rely on utility patents to maintain a technological advantage over their competitors. Our primary focus is to obtain durable patent protection for your proprietary inventions that set you apart.
The Rapacke Law Group has substantial experience in all areas of utility patent prosecution, including:
- mechanical and electro
- computer systems
- computer software
- medical devices
- financial products
We have represented clients regarding post-issuance matters in district courts and before the USPTO and PTAB. We regularly advise our clients regarding patent infringement, design rights, freedom to operate, and validity. Our firm’s strong litigation experience helps us to obtain patents for our clients that are both enforceable and durable.
Experience that spans the life of your utility patent
Our firm’s broad range of experience in all areas of IP law, including utility patents, design patents, non-provisional patents, trademark, copyright, and litigation, allows us to implement complementary strategies capable of protecting your products on all fronts.
Utility patents sometimes face litigation alongside design patents or trademarks. When that time comes, our attorneys draw on extensive experience across the intellectual property space to protect our clients’ interests.
We work with companies of all sizes across a broad range of industries to protect their valuable product designs and competitive advantage.
A fixed-fee approach to patent protection
We pursue every avenue to reduce costs for our clients. To ensure that objectives are clearly defined and budgets are met we offer the majority of our services at a cost-effective fixed fee, including:
- Preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications at the USPTO
- Offering opinions on patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to use
- Enforcing patent rights in U.S. district courts and on appeal
- Addressing USPTO post issuance proceedings
To add further value, we help our clients to identify new market opportunities and strategic partners.
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