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Retaining a Federally-Registered Patent Attorney.
Patent law in the United States is federal law. Federally-registered Patent Attorneys are licensed to prosecute patent applications of inventors located in Buffalo, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

During the application process, the federal government will not provide assistance to a patent applicant. In fact, the United States Patent and Trademark Office strongly advises patent applicants to contact a registered patent attorney or a patent agent.

A federally-registered Patent Attorney can assist in:

  • Performing a patent search
  • Drafting the patent application
  • Conducting interviews with a patent Examiner
  • Handling appeals to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
  • Correcting an issued patent
  • Litigating in case of infringement

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Patents in the state of New York: According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, over 27,820 patents were granted in the state of New York between 2006 and 2010, including over 7,070 patents granted in 2010. Most inventions patented between 2006 and 2010 in the state of New York were Electrical.

NY: 2006-2010 Average 2010
Electrical over 2,950 patents over 3,730 patents
Chemical over 1,330 patents over 1,790 patents
Mechanical over 1,260 patents over 1,540 patents


Obtaining a Patent in the United States.
A U.S. patent grants a patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission, for a period of 14-20 years. During this time period, the patent owner can generate revenue through licensing or sale.

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Intellectual Property Articles:




Patents News In Buffalo - Google News

Software patents called into question
Business First of Buffalo (blog)
As special counsel at Damon Morey LLP, he said the courts and businesses alike have been consistent in their belief that too many patents have been issued, especially for computer-related inventions. He sees a trend of businesspeople complaining about ...


Clarence tobacco firm okayed for nicotine patents
Business First of Buffalo (blog)
22nd Century Group Inc. received two patent approvals in the U.S. and Korea for technology that creates tobacco plants with virtually no nicotine. The Clarence cigarette manufacturer (NYSE MKT: XXII) received the okay from the U.S. Patent and Trademark ...

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Patent Showdown Over Worn Blue Jeans at the ITC
The National Law Journal (registration)
The other companies being sued are American Eagle Outfitters; BlankNYC; The Buckle Inc.; Buffalo David Bitton; Diesel SpA; DL1961 Premium Denim Inc.; Eddie Bauer LLC; Guess? Inc., H&M Hennes & Mauritz A.B.; Roberto Cavalli SpA d/b/a Just Cavalli; ...
Denim jeans laser finish maker RevoLaze sues 17 US brandsFibre2fashion.com
RevoLaze, LLC Files a Complaint Requesting a "337 Investigation" with the US ...GlobeNewswire (press release)

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On the Record / August 19, 2014
Buffalo News
Hannon previously was with The Buffalo News, where she was a digital media delivery coordinator. Groszewski is a graduate of Geneseo State College. Also, the agency promoted Cuyler Hettich and Mary Cooke to senior account executive positions. In the ...





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