Torrey Pines Law Group represents foreign law firms and foreign corporations with national phase entry into the United States, either through patent applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) or through direct national applications filed under the Paris Convention.
Before filing a US national phase application in the US Patent & Trademark Office, our patent attorneys and patent agents will thoroughly review the application with respect to claim drafting strategy and appropriate amendments to the specification to make sure the application complies with the most recent US laws, regulations, and USPTO Guidance. We are set up to efficiently manage this process electronically so that most of our services can be provided on a flat-fee basis.
To avoid surprises, the firm offers flat fees to our international clientele for national phase entry. Please contact us for a listing of our updated Standard Firm Charges.
To advance your application through our firm, you may provide us the following items:
Once we have submitted your US application, we will by default forward correspondence from the USPTO including:
If you wish for us to provide substantive comments on USPTO communications, we will ask you for your prior approval and draft any recommended responses for your approval before submission to the USPTO. By default, we will keep every application "alive" unless you affirmatively instruct us to abandon the application.
Torrey Pines Law Group, PC serves technology innovators with protecting intellectual property internationally and throughout the U.S., including in major technology hubs such as San Diego, San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Boston, Cambridge, Chicago, Minneapolis, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Boulder, Orlando, the Research Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill), the Mid-Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC) and throughout Southern California in Los Angeles, Orange County, Irvine, and La Jolla.
National Phase Entry - Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) - Paris Convention - Foreign Patent Applications - Foreign Corporations Patenting in the United States