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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

Microsoft extends its patent agreements with Fuji Xerox, Melco
ZDNet
In 2009, Microsoft signed a patent deal with Melco, the Japanese-based parent company of Buffalo Inc. and Buffalo Group. Buffalo makes network-attached storage (NAS) and routers, including the LinkStation and AirStation products. At that time ...

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UB to honor inventors and entrepreneurs at reception
UB News Center
Those are two of many breakthrough discoveries made by University at Buffalo researchers and partner companies in 2014 that will be honored March 23 at the university's annual Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception. Media are invited to this invitation ...


#Harold ?Hal? Latourette
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
He spent most of his career with FMC Corporation, with numerous patents to his name, including one for the rocket fuel in the Lunar Landing Modules used in the Apollo missions to the moon! #Hal's job with FMC took him and the family all over the ...



ASi's challenge: Building a new machine, quieting controversy
Buffalo Business First (blog)
ASi leaders and backers say they're up to the task, pointing out that the patents have expired, meaning the information is now in the public domain. They also say they control information from the past owner, an Indiana-based manufacturer which spent ...

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