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Strategic Patent Prosecution

The attorneys at the intellectual property law firm of Crockett & Crockett have extensive experience in strategic patent prosecution. We seek to establish the broadest scope of coverage for entire product lines.

In our view, close communication with the inventors and management is an invaluable part of the patent prosecution process. Our prosecution strategy of maintaining applications open for as long as possible enables us to help our clients adapt their patent portfolios to changing business environments.

Each of our knowledgeable patent lawyers draws on unique skills gained from diverse backgrounds, including prior careers and education in electrical, software, biomedical, mechanical and nuclear engineering, in addition to physics, military and civilian rocketry. All of our lawyers are also registered patents attorneys and able to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Firmwide since 1995, our patent prosecution has resulted in more than 1000 U.S. patents. We are high-tech lawyers for high-tech people.

Crockett & Crockett patents services include:

  • Patent prosecution – Development of intellectual property strategy, procuring patent rights and registration of patent applications

  • Patent portfolio management – Patentability analysis, identifying new areas of patent opportunity and developing IP protection plans

  • Patent dispute and litigation – Patent enforcement, patent infringement lawsuits, patent validity and opposition

  • Patent licensing – Negotiating licensing agreements, technology transfers and conducting patent valuations

  • International patent protection – Handling foreign intellectual property prosecution, international patent portfolio management and representation in other countries

We have extensive experience working with diverse technical disciplines, including:

  • Medical devices and procedures

  • Software

  • Electronics, including chip design

  • Mechanical

  • Computer networking, including internet communications and peripherals

  • Animation techniques and digital cinema

  • Silicon wafer manufacturing and processing

  • Virtual reality

  • Pollution control systems

  • Power plant design and power management

  • Construction components, electrical and structural

  • Plasma engines

  • Motion picture camera systems

  • Consumer electronics

  • Musical instruments

  • Toys

  • Skateboard shoes and ski boots


We listen intently to our clients' ideas, and use our IP law and technical experiences to provide the patent preparation, monetization and counseling services that best fit their needs. Our focus on client service for more than two decades is what makes Crockett & Crockett one of the nation's leading patent law firms.

For an opinion letter about the patentability of an invention, product design or process, or if you want to learn more about our patent litigation or portfolio management services, contact us online or call 949 588 6171.

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