One of my colleagues moved in-house and discovered that a law firm cumulatively billed her company $150k over many, many years on a standard mechanical patent
application and no patent had yet issued.
A simple mechanical patent
might cost $5,000 to initially file, a software patent $10,000, and a complicated biotechnology patent could cost much more," she notes.
Chionchio is a member of the mechanical patent
based in the firm's New York office, practices primarily in the prosecution of mechanical patent
applications, including a concentration in medical devices.
Practice groups include: Biotechnology Patent Practice, Pharmaceutical Patent Practice, Electroinics/Software Patent Practice, Chemical Patent Practice, Litigation Practice, Mechanical Patent
Practice, and Trademark Practice.
SLWK), a Minneapolis-based firm specializing in intellectual property law, has hired Andrew Peret, a Wisconsin lawyer who specializes in electrical and mechanical patent
The technical subject matter of Bentley's expertise includes chemical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and mechanical patents
If the unitary patent does make it into law, users will have a choice of starting action in a local court or in the central chamber (Munich for mechanical patents
, London for life sciences and pharma, and Paris for electronics and telecommunications).