HSML represents clients in all matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, from the application and prosecution process through re-examinations, re-issues, appeals, oppositions, and other pre- and post-grant actions. We advise and counsel clients in their invention identification and disclosure processes, as well as the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a broad range of technologies, including:

  • mechanical
  • electrical and electronic
  • chemical
  • biomedical, pharmaceutical and medical device technologies
  • software & business methods

HSML’s full-service patent practice includes patent reexaminations, reissues, interferences, and post-grant proceedings, as well as patent novelty, freedom-to-operate, landscape, state of the art and infringement searches, and infringement and validity opinions.

Over the years we have built a strong network of patent associate firms outside the U.S., which enables us to deliver global services through the combination of our global perspective and experience and the local expertise and talent of our foreign associates.