Patent Prosecution

The attorneys at Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman have not only successfully prosecuted thousands of patent applications across a broad spectrum of technologies, they also have a keen understanding of how to create a patent portfolio that provides protection for the client’s business.

With a client list including major universities, corporations, and research institutions throughout the United States, our attorneys have developed a depth of knowledge and technical expertise in such technologies as:

  • alternative energy/clean technology
  • biotechnology and life sciences
  • diagnostic and prognostic assays
  • applied genomics and proteomics
  • electronics
  • radio frequency identification tags
  • electro-optic detectors and devices
  • medical devices
  • wound healing devices
  • computer assisted medical procedures
  • orthopedics
  • medicinal chemistry
  • small molecule therapeutic agents, their synthesis and methods of use
  • drug delivery systems
  • microfluidic devices
  • material science
  • alloys
  • heat treating equipment
  • optics
  • optical materials and devices based on such materials
  • classical imaging and non-imaging systems

In addition to filing and prosecuting patent applications, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman handles appeals, reexaminations, and interferences before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm represents clients globally and works closely with qualified associates all over the world both procuring and defending our clients’ patent rights.