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Using a patent agent to prosecute applications with the PTO can be cost-efficient.

The USPTO does not provide assistance to applicants during prosecution. Because prosecution is a complex process, the PTO strongly advises patent applicants to contact a registered patent attorney or patent agent to prosecute your application.

Using a patent agent to prosecute a patent application can be safe and cost-effective.

Patent agents must have a scientific background in areas such as engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, or computer science. After passing a test, agents are authorized to practice before the USPTO.

A patent agent can help inventors with many parts of patent prosecution, including:

  • Searching for prior art,
  • Drafting a patent specification, including a written description of the invention and claims setting the scope of the invention,
  • Drafting figures and drawings as necessary, and
  • Responding to office actions, making amendments and arguments to get the patent allowed.

While hiring a patent agent is a sound investment for patent prosecution, keep in mind that agents are not authorized to provide legal advice.

Agents are not authorized to provide legal advice, practice trademark law, or prosecute a trademark application.

Agents cannot assist an inventor in:

  • Litigating patent rights,
  • Assignment, licensing, or other contractual matters,
  • practicing federal, state, or local law,
  • or other legal matters.

Because agents cannot dispense legal advice, they are best supported by a team of experienced patent attorneys.

Maier & Maier, PLLC employs registered patent agents and patent attorneys.

We are a medium-sized patent firm located close to the USPTO. We serve many growing business as well as Fortune 500 companies.

We are staffed with registered and qualified patent agents, supported by a team of experienced attorneys, including former patent examiners.

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The patent agents and attorneys at Maier & Maier, PLLC have years of experience assisting small business and corporate clients in protecting their mechanical, electrical, chemical and telecommunications inventions, software and business methods, as well as medical, pharmaceutical and healthcare IT inventions.

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