Frequently Asked Questions

    Relating to our intellectual property services (e.g., patent, trademark and copyright matters. . .

I have an idea for a patent, what do I do?

Do I need a lawyer?

How much will it cost?

How long will it take?

My friend mailed his idea to himself and never opened it, is this as good as a patent?

I want to apply for a trademark.

How much will the trademark registration process cost?

Do I need a trademark search?

What are your current fees?

    Relating to our general legal services. . .

What types of cases do you take?

What do you charge?

    Relating to general patent questions (e.g., What is a patent? How long is a patent valid?). . .

United States Patent & Trademark Office's Answers to FAQ re Patents.

    Relating to general trademark questions (e.g., What is a trademark? How long is a trademark valid?). . .

United States Patent & Trademark Office's Answers to FAQ re Trademarks.