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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

Michelin North America settles lawsuit with Nashville manufacturer
Upstate Business Journal
The suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville, focused on design patent infringements for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tires, which are produced by Michelin in the ...


Amazon patents underwater warehouses for Atlantis-style fulfillment (Images)
Kansas City Business Journal
Amazon.com Inc. has patented technology to store customer products under water, should the Seattle-based retailer run out of available land to build fulfillment centers. The patent envisions all sorts of aquatic storage scenarios including air-dropping ...



Amazon patents drones that can talk with customers (Video)
Nashville Business Journal
A delivery drone equipped with voice technology like Alexa could use its vocals to negotiate with customers. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. SPECIAL OFFER ...

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Michelin North America settles lawsuit with Nashville-based Tire Recappers
Greenville News
Greenville-based Michelin North America announced this week the company has settled its lawsuit with Tire Recappers out of Nashville over design patent infringements. The lawsuit focused on design patent infringements for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A ...

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