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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


Business news roundup, Oct. 23
SFGate
Photo: Mark Humphrey / Associated Press David Demeter sorts packages at the FedEx Express station in Nashville. The company expects 290 million shipments between Thanksgiving ... Kristin Huguet, a spokeswoman for Cupertino's Apple, said in an e-mail ...

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NAACP Throws 'Mock Funeral' Urging Medicaid Expansion In Tennessee
WPLN (blog)
What's more, hospitals in rural areas of the state have already closed and many others are under threat of shutting down because of cut federal subsidies relied upon by facilities with a high number of Medicaid patents. Rep. Johnnie Turner was among ...

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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its chip division
Nashville Ledger newspaper
It also gets IBM's semiconductor manufacturing operations and plants in East Fishkill, New York and Essex Junction, Vermont, as well as access to thousands of patents and IBM's commercial microelectronics business. Globalfoundries said that it plans to ...

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Saint Thomas fights Centennial's $96.2 million expansion
The Tennessean
Saint Thomas Health and HCA are battling over a lucrative market in Nashville ? aging baby boomers who need hip and knee surgeries. Saint Thomas, which is investing $25 million on a joint replacement center at its Midtown campus, opposes plans by ...

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