Call Rick Martin, Patent Attorney
|By Rick Martin
Each year, more than 100 patent attorneys gather in Colorado to study changes in the landscape of the intellectual property law. This year, we skied Steamboat in early January, caught some good snow, and reviewed all the highlights of the top federal courts as to how they changed the laws involving patents, trademarks and copyrights.
A panel discussion was aimed at learning the ways inventors and companies get value for the money they invest in patent legal services. After all, most patent costs are contained in law firm invoices. The patent office fees are minor.
Four case studies offer a good variety of finding values in a patent.
-Rick Martin is the founder and only full partner of Patent Law Offices of Rick Martin, P.C., in Longmont. He can be reached at patentcolorado.com.
(This article was published in Front Range Techbiz Feburary 4-10, 2002
in the Close-up section for intellecutal property law.)