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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


Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases
The Ledger
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday that such lawsuits can be filed only in states where defendants are ...
16-341 TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC (05/22/2017) - Supreme Court of the United StatesSupreme Court of the United States
2016 Fourth Quarter Litigation Update - Lex MachinaLex Machina

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Not by accident
Nashville Post (subscription)
In 2014, Splitsecnd acquired the rights to the app and patents, with Taylor re-founding the company as it is known today via JumpStart Foundry. At that point, Taylor quickly realized it would best flourish as a stand-alone and fully self-functioning ...



Fitness guru Jillian Michaels wins landmark YouTube decision
The Tennessean
Nashville attorney Richard Busch, who represented Michaels, called the victory a landmark decision that could benefit artists. Record labels, for instance, regularly post ... Related: Nashville copyright lawyer patents landmark victories. Busch, who ...

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Takl Expands into Washington D.C. Metro Area with Fast-Growing On-Demand Home Services App
Business Wire (press release)
Other key members of the senior management team include Tennessee State Senator Jack Johnson, Chairman of the Tennessee Commerce and Labor Committee and Lee Crisp, former President of Pepsi MidAmerica and holder of 45 technology patents ...

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