Patent Prosecution

Taft’s patent prosecution team consists of 25 registered patent attorneys and one patent agent that practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and prepare and prosecute patent applications in a broad range of technologies. We provide patentability studies and opinions; right-to-use (non-infringement) studies and opinions; patent license preparation and negotiation; and client counseling relating to both client and competitor patents and related technologies.

Our Patent Prosecution attorneys and patent agents have technical educations and backgrounds in a diverse array of technologies including

  • Biology and biological sciences
  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Chemical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Software design and development
  • Aerospace and aeronautical engineering
  • Advanced materials
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA)
  • Small molecule chemistry
  • Combinatorial chemistry
  • Formulations
  • Organic chemistry/synthetic pathways
  • Medical and mechanical devices
  • Building materials
  • Computer software and hardware
  • Electronics
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Nanotechnology

Clients include:

  • Major international companies
  • Medical device/surgical device companies
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Privately-held companies
  • Start-up companies
  • Individual inventors

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