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Assistance with utility patent writing/filing for software invention
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Legal > Patent, Copyright and Trademarks

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  • Posted: Tue, Jan 24, 2012
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I am in need of someone with experience in the patent process with specific focus in the area of software IP.

I will need someone to help research the idea to see
A: if the idea is patent-able
B: if similar patents exist
C: how best to represent the idea

I will also need some assistance in writing the actual patent documents. I will provide all of the drawings (all flowcharts) and most of the actual copy in the patent but will need help assembling these items into the final package.

I have talked to several law firms and have quotes for the turn key package (for under $2000) but feel that I am able to do a large part of the work so therefor should not need that level of service. That does not mean that I want a lower level of quality and want to cut corners to save cost. The final product must be high quality and worth more than the paper it may eventually be printed on. I just want to be able to reduce the cost by doing the "grunt work" myself.

You must have verifiable experi...

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Frederic D.      
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 United States  |  
Quality Legal Services. Member of California Bar. Attorney Registered With U.S. Patent Office.
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A seasoned Legal professional having wide experience in Patent searches. I posses several years of industry experience, including working with...
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We are Silicon Valley based patent and trademark attorneys specializing in various technological fields including software, hardware, electronics,...
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Oleh H.      
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 United States
Full service Intellectual Property boutique service firm Filing Patent, Copyright and Trademark Applications We help our clients obtain and...
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Bid ID: 28282382  |  Submitted: Jan 25, 2012 04:47 ET 
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Our works says on its own. In short we are your one stop solution for ALL IP MATTERS( Search, Analytics, Drafting, Responses and more and it is for...
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I have unparalleled writing skills (Web, offline, and direct-marketing) and can prove it with a track record that speaks for itself. I have written...
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Bid ID: 28268526  |  Submitted: Jan 24, 2012 13:03 ET 
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 United States  |  
I'm a California-based US patent attorney. I have obtained over 110 patents for my various clients, and also do trademark and copyright work as well.
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