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Wes S.

Wes Schwie

9 reviews
Wes is a registered patent attorney with a unique mix of skills as a design engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, and business executive. His experience includes preparing many patents for a range of clients including mechanical, electrical, and medical device arts. The goal of his firm is not to only protect their intellectual property, but use it to increase profits.
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Brian M.

Brian Malkin

2 reviews
Brian Malkin is an attorney at law with 23 years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. Brian is also a member of the Pennsylvania Patent Bar. He has a J.D. in law, which he obtained from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Brian primarily specializes in trademark and copyright law. He has been serving as the principal attorney of Ference & Associates since November 2009. Prior to this position, he was an attorney at Malone Middleman, PC.
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Christopher C.

Christopher Campbell

2 reviews
Chris is an experienced patent agent with expertise drafting and prosecuting patent applications for inventions in a range of technologies. He graduated in 2008 with a B.S.... read more
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Karen S.

Karen Sutton, Patent Attorney

2 reviews
Karen is a registered patent attorney with over 15 years of experience helping individuals, startups, and small businesses achieve their intellectual property goals. She is known for delivering value for her services, offering a blend of legal and creative problem-solving tailored to each client’s needs. Karen always goes above and beyond merely providing help with intellectual property.
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Gerry E.

Gerry Elman

2 reviews
With 52 years of varied experience as a practicing attorney, he is also a widely published author on technology and the law. He was one of the first attorneys to work with ... read more
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Alexander G.

Alexander Granovsky

2 reviews
I have a technical background with BS in Computer Science from Drexel University. I worked as a computer scientists for 12 years. In 2010 I started working as an attorney l... read more
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Nashid A.

Nashid Ali

2 reviews
I'm a licensed Pennsylvania attorney and graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. I'm most passionate about delivering what people want while it's too diff... read more
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Julia P.

Julia Purdy

2 reviews
Ms. Purdy is an energetic worker with a diversified skill set that allows her to quickly adapt to new environments, learn new materials, and efficiently complete tasks. In ... read more
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Steven R.

Steven Rocci

2 reviews
Steve is an experienced intellectual property lawyer whose 40+ years of technology and technology law experience includes 39 years of law firm practice. Before entering the... read more
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Stephanie G.

Stephanie Gordon

Stephanie Gordon is a corporate attorney that has recently been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. She obtained her J.D. in law from the St. Thomas University School of Law. Stephanie specializes in providing legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. She is also exceptionally skilled in dealing with real estate cases, as well as cases related to trademark and copyright law. Stephanie founded her own law firm in 2017.
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Our experienced East Stroudsburg patent attorneys & lawyers represent individuals and businesses throughout the world with domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution matters. They have extensive experience handling applications from nearly every sector of technology, including biotechnology, computer hardware and software, communication networks, internet systems and methods, automotive, medical equipment, construction technology, consumer electronics, and clean technology research and development.

Our patent attorneys are of the most highly trained in the industry, requiring a scientific background, and passing a second level of testing known as the Patent Bar Examination. Thousands of patents are submitted to the patent office every day and a patent committee reviews each patent for its validity. The process requires that correctly drafted documentation present a clear case for the novelty of the invention, which is best made by a patent attorney with a higher education background in your industry.

Our East Stroudsburg patent attorneys & lawyers can help you file a provisional patent, which lasts for 1-year and allows you to immediately begin using/manufacturing your invention with the confidence that your idea is protected. These types of patents are great if you think your idea will change a lot over the next year before you file a (non-provisional) patent. These patents are easier to obtain and are less expensive but you should have a patent lawyer review your provisional patent application to insure that you are meeting your objectives when you file your patent.

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