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Patent Attorney San Francisco

U.S. patents protect inventions for any process, machine, article of manufacture, composition of matter, or any improvement to one of these categories.  Provided the invention is useful, novel, and non-obvious, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) will grant a patent to the owner of the invention.  The patent gives the owner the ability to prevent others from making, using, or selling the invention in the U.S. and from importing the invention into the U.S. without the owner’s permission during the life of the patent.  Violation of these rights is patent infringement, giving the owner the right to sue the infringer in court for monetary damages and a court order prohibiting further infringement (i.e., an injunction).

Owens Tarabichi assists clients, including individuals, start-up companies, and established companies, with all areas of patent law, including the following: