Are you are a growing business based on innovation and new
You need to "protect" the innovation that drives your
business... but what is the best way to do that?
- Trade Secret?
- Provisional / Utility
/ Design Patent?
We are Experienced Engineers who understand your technology. We
zero in on the essential core of your innovation and make it exclusively your Intellectual
We are Patenting Professionals experienced in protecting the Intellectual
Property of businesses from Inventor/Entrepreneurs to Fortune 500
Corporate Service, Individual Care
We are a small business eager to help you. We listen. We educate. We
work for you, giving you the best possible IP protection regardless of
your business' size.
The Stauffer Patents Process
1. Initial Contact
Free phone or email determination of need.
What do you need, and can we help you with that?
2. Initial Meeting
Flat rate consultation. We learn about
your innovation, and advise you on the most effective way(s)
to use Intellectual Property protection in your particular
situation. We explain options, pros/cons, and costs so
you can make an informed decision. If patenting won't help,
we'll tell you. If there are things you can do to save
money, we'll tell you how.
3. Potential next steps
- Provisional Application: Optionally we craft and file a Provisional Application
for Patent – quickly and inexpensively obtaining "patent
- Patentability Search and Opinion: Search resulting in a full report with analysis, concluded
with a professional opinion on the patentability of your
- Patent Application: If likely to be patentable, we craft and file your patent
application (US and/or PCT/International).
- Prosecution Throughout the Patenting
Process: We will stay involved as your advocate throughout patent
prosecution until your patent issues. A critical part of
this process is to argue on your behalf with the Patent
Examiner to get a patent issued with the broadest possible
claims for your invention.