At Paul & Paul, we have witnessed the rapid growth in mechanical inventions from automotive to aerospace, manufacturing to medical devices. Both large corporations and small businesses are seeking legal counsel from an experienced mechanical patent attorney to ensure that their invention and products have the patent protection they need to prevent infringement.
Paul & Paul is uniquely qualified with patent attorneys who are not only mechanical IP attorneys, they also have backgrounds in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, and mechanical design and can provide client counseling with a deep understanding of both patent law and the different industries in which clients have a mechanical invention.
Paul & Paul has decades of experience in mechanical engineering, mechanical devices, and the patent process which will protect your intellectual property. We not only know the common hurdles companies face when making a patent application, but we also have the patent prosecution experience critical to protecting your inventions and products. If you need a mechanical patent contact the mechanical IP attorneys at Paul & Paul today for a consultation.
A mechanical patent can be granted for any mechanical invention or process that involves a mechanical device or machine.
Examples of inventions that may be eligible for mechanical patents include:
It’s important to note that to be eligible for a mechanical patent, an invention must be new, non-obvious, and useful. It must also meet the requirements for patentability set forth by the relevant patent office, such as the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Your patent attorney will be able to advise you if your product can be patented. After patent searches are completed, if your product can receive a patent, your mechanical patent lawyer can begin the process of the patent application and begin protecting your intellectual property rights.
Mechanical patents can be found in a wide range of industries, as mechanical inventions are used in many different fields. However, some industries that commonly file for mechanical patents include:
Overall, mechanical patents are found in many industries, and the specific industries with the most mechanical patents will depend on a variety of factors, including the level of innovation and development in each industry.
Your mechanical patent attorney will likely have knowledge of these industries – above and beyond their decades of experience with the patent process – and will know if a mechanical patent is the protection you require.
A mechanical patent lawyer performs a variety of duties related to obtaining and enforcing patents for mechanical inventions. Some of the key tasks a mechanical patent lawyer may perform include:
Overall, mechanical patent attorneys play an important role in helping inventors and companies protect their intellectual property rights and ensure that their inventions are not unfairly copied or used by others.
The patent law in the United States protects the exclusive rights of inventors. Your patent attorney can obtain the patent in the United States as well as international patents and with patent prosecution experience, they can enforce your patent worldwide.