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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
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  • 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


Spotify illegally streaming songs by Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson and more, lawsuits say
The Tennessean
Two independent music publishers filed separate lawsuits Tuesday in Nashville against streaming giant Spotify for failing to obtain the appropriate licenses to thousands of songs. The plaintiffs in ... More: Nashville copyright lawyer patents landmark ...

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Michelin sues Tire Recappers for patent infringement
RubberNews.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn.?Michelin North America Inc. has filed suit against Tire Recappers of Nashville Inc., alleging that the retreading company has infringed on patented Michelin and BFGoodrich tread patterns. Michelin filed the complaint July 10 before ...

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Amazon patent reveals drone delivery 'beehives'
NewsChannel5.com
Amazon has filed for a patent for beehive-like towers that would serve as multi-level fulfillment centers for its delivery drones to take off and land. The facilities would be built vertically to blend in with high rises in urban areas. Amazon ...
Multi-Level Fulfillment Center for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - uspto - United States Patent and Trademark Officeuspto - United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Michelin North America Files Lawsuit Against Tire Recappers of Nashville
PR Newswire (press release)
GREENVILLE, S.C., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Michelin North America, Inc., filed a lawsuit against Tire Recappers of Nashville, alleging it has infringed design patents covering the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 ...

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