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Retaining a Federally-Registered Patent Attorney.
Patent law in the United States is federal law. Federally-registered Patent Attorneys are licensed to prosecute patent applications of inventors located in Nashville, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

During the application process, the federal government will not provide assistance to a patent applicant. In fact, the United States Patent and Trademark Office strongly advises patent applicants to contact a registered patent attorney or a patent agent.

A federally-registered Patent Attorney can assist in:

  • Performing a patent search
  • Drafting the patent application
  • Conducting interviews with a patent Examiner
  • Handling appeals to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
  • Correcting an issued patent
  • Litigating in case of infringement

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Patents in the state of Tennessee: According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, over 3,440 patents were granted in the state of Tennessee between 2006 and 2010, including over 920 patents granted in 2010. Most inventions patented between 2006 and 2010 in the state of Tennessee were Mechanical.

TN: 2006-2010 Average 2010
Mechanical over 320 patents over 440 patents
Electrical over 180 patents over 250 patents
Chemical over 170 patents over 220 patents


Obtaining a Patent in the United States.
A U.S. patent grants a patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission, for a period of 14-20 years. During this time period, the patent owner can generate revenue through licensing or sale.

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Patents News In Nashville - Google News


Lawmaker Stands His Ground, Will Still Give Away AR-15 At Fundraiser09:28
Here And Now
Tennessee state Rep. Andy Holt refuses to back down from his decision to give away an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, similar to the one used by the Orlando shooter, at a fundraiser this weekend. In fact, Holt says he will now give away two of them. He ...

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Patent Patrol: 22 June 2016
Nashville Post (subscription)
US 9,373,237 entitled ?SECURITY TAG POSITIONING?, invented by Richard Hoehn, Nashville, TN; Zachary Cody Hazelwood, Nashville, TN; Merril F. Bradshaw, Waxhaw, NC; and Brian R. Dobeck, Monroe, NC, and assigned to Checkpoint Systems, Inc., ...



Editorial: Franz Nicolay on lobbying congress and why copyright law needs to change
Punknews.org (registration)
The headliners were Roseanne Cash, T-Bone Burnett, one of the Four Tops, Joe Henry, and Rodney Crowell, but also included the head of the Nashville chapter of the musicians' union, the co-head of Daptone Records, members of Antibalas, the singers from ...



Huawei Sues Samsung for Violation of Mobile and Networks Patents
Nashville Chatter
As it has been with the case of Apple and Samsung with respect to patents of various products, Huawei's rise to the top has begun giving the Chinese OEM more power to go against the major players in the industry. At the time of this writing, the two ...

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