If you have a new invention and want get started seeking patent protection: The easiest way to get started is to schedule a free consultation with our USPTO registered patent attorney, Greg Carson. After booking your appointment online, we suggest using our invention disclosure form and sending us what we will need to ensure Greg understands your invention.
If you have a pending patent application: The easiest way to get started is to schedule a free consultation, and send us a copy of the filing receipt.
Carson Patents provides invention patenting services for utility, design, and plant inventions. We provide all pre-grant patent services for existing patent applications and post grant patent services for patented inventions needed to seek and maintain patent protection for your invention. We offer services for both United States (U.S.) patent applications and for international applications. International patent applications include Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications for utility and plant inventions and Hague applications for design inventions.
Fixed price quotes for patent application services.
Types of New Patent Applications
A utility patent application seeks protection for what an invention does – the function/use. We work with both U.S. and PCT (international) utility patent applications to seek protection of your invention where you need it protected. For patenting in the U.S., our utility application services include provisional applications and non-provisional applications for your utility inventions.
A design patent application seeks protection for inventive ornamental design – the appearance/look. We work with both U.S. and Hague (international) applications to seek protection for your invention where you need it protected. Our design application services include non-provisional applications for your design inventions.
A plant patent application seeks protection for new plant matter. We work with both U.S. and PCT (international) plant patent applications to seek protection of your invention where you need it protected. For patenting in the U.S., our plant application services include non-provisional applications for your plant inventions.
Patent Application Services for all 3 Types of Patents to Protect Inventions
- Our 5 Steps to Patenting
- Prior Art Search – is it new?
- Patentability Study – is it non-obvious?
- Patent Application Writing – describing how to make and use it
- Patent Application Filing – getting it patent pending
- Patent Prosecution – communicating with the patent office seeking allowance
- Read about accelerated examination patent applications and how to get your invention submitted under the USPTO Accelerated Examination Program to get the patenting process completed for your invention with 12 months.
- Read about other ways of accelerating patent applications.
Carson Patents offers all patenting legal services needed to seek protection for your invention and to maintain and protect your intellectual property. We provide online licensed professional patent help for inventors with utility, plant, and design inventions. We also provide pro se patent help for individual patent applicants.
Invention confidentiality: Invention disclosures to USPTO Registered Patent Practitioners are covered by client controlled privilege. You are free to discuss your invention with a licensed patent practitioner. Check out our patent dos and don’ts.
Inventor Tip: When looking for expert patenting services help only a USPTO registered patent attorney or patent agent can prosecute patents for you in the U.S.
Existing Patent Applications
Carson Patents provides all patent services necessary for existing patent applications. Once a patent application is pending, there is frequently a need to do some amending, editing, and writing in order to properly and completely respond to the communications from the USPTO. Communications from the USPTO regarding a patent application are also referred to as ‘office actions.’ Our pre-grant patent services provide options for the patent services needed to seek to put your patent application in a condition for allowance and communicate that to the examiner.
Below are some links to more information about our pre-grant patent services. All of our pre-grant patent services are actions focused on moving a patent application into a condition for allowance and issue. Read more about what happens after filing a patent application.
- Patent Services for Patent Pending Applications
- Pre Grant Patent Services Examples with Costs
- Pre Grant Patent Services Testimonials
Important Note: There are several ways of getting patent applications prosecuted faster. Read more about getting your patent application prosecuted faster in our article on accelerating patent applications.
Carson Patents provides all patent services necessary for existing patents. While only utility patent require maintenance fees, after a patent application is allowed and issued, post grant patent services are sometimes necessary. Our post grant patent services include assignments, monitoring, licensing, sale, infringement, and several ways to question the validity of an issued patent.
Below are some links to more information about our post grant patent services designed to focus on moving a patent application into a condition for allowance and issue. Read more about what happens after getting a patent.
- Post Grant Patent Services for Issued Patents
- Assignments for Changes in Patent Ownership
- Monitoring Patents for Potential Infringers
- Licensing Agreements and License Contracts
- Sale of all or a percentage of Interest in an Issued Patent
- Ex-Parte Reexamination of an Issued Patent
- Inter Partes Reexamination of an Issued Patent
- Infringement Lawsuits
- Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR)
- Post Grant Patent Services Examples with Costs
- Post Grant Patent Services Testimonials