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Named inventor on 103 patents

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Joel Wants You To Win Like He Has.

We are entrepreneurs like you with over a decade of experience winning patents for our clients.

Joel and Shem built Menlo Park Patents with one goal in mind: to deliver quality patents with the most competitive rates. Their innovative tools and winning patent methodology has helped clients get patent protection and grow their business!

Shem Lachhman

  • Serial Entrepreneur
  • 15+ years in Product Development Experience
  • Tech & Business Adviser to multiple startups
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Joel Douglas

  • Multiple Multi-Million Dollar Exits
  • Named Inventor on 103 Patents
  • Board of Directors, NAPP
  • Author on multiple FDA Approvals
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Honest, Clear, and Transparent at Our Core.

Our goal is to get you a patent by giving you a clear understanding of the process and cost. We built transparency into every level our of our firm to make our clients informed.

  • No Outsourcing
  • No Surprise Charges
  • All drafting and prosecution done in-house by licensed Patent Agents
  • Fixed Fees
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The Proof Is In Our Reviews!

Menlo Park Patents was instrumental in DeviceFarm, Inc. obtaining its first three U.S. Patents. A startup uses patent applications as a critical asset to raise funds and MPP shepherded our company and the patent allowance through the patent office every step of the way. Joel, listens, understands and adds value to your project.

J. Roe
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DeviceFarms

MPP helped our firm received 3 patents for our innovative cancer treatment for canines. The USPTO granted the patents on the first office action. MPP knowledge and experience was the differentiating factor in our success at the USPTO.

J. Roe
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DeviceFarms

Menlo Park Patents was instrumental in DeviceFarm, Inc. obtaining its first three U.S. Patents. A startup uses patent applications as a critical asset to raise funds and MPP shepherded our company and the patent allowance through the patent office every step of the way. Joel, listens, understands and adds value to your project.

J. Roe
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DeviceFarms

Menlo Park Patents was instrumental in DeviceFarm, Inc. obtaining its first three U.S. Patents. A startup uses patent applications as a critical asset to raise funds and MPP shepherded our company and the patent allowance through the patent office every step of the way. Joel, listens, understands and adds value to your project.

J. Roe
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DeviceFarms

MPP helped our firm received 3 patents for our innovative cancer treatment for canines. The USPTO granted the patents on the first office action. MPP knowledge and experience was the differentiating factor in our success at the USPTO.

V. Ramana
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MPP help me get a patent for my innovative musical instrument and they were easy to work with and provided excellent service at a reasonable price.

W. Mayo
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Joel is amazing and professional start to finish. This was my first experience with attempting to obtain a patent for my invention and Joel’s expertise helped immensely while he guided me down the right path, while I learned along the way. Thanks for a successful job Joel, highly recommend to anyone who needs help with patent applications, drafting or drawing.

R. Nyholt
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Joel, and the MPP team, helped me get my idea patented. They worked with me to over come all examiner issues and helped me find ways to move the patent forward for approval. I couldn’t have done it without them!

I. McWhether
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Joel did a good job.

A Valued Client
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Quick, clear and flexible with services.

A Valued Client
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Great job on this- very thorough and professional. I would hire them again.

A Valued Client
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Great job with attention to detail for a novel product I created. Highly recommend. Patent filings can be daunting but they don't have to with the proper counsel.

A Valued Client
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Great job. Very efficient.

A Valued Client
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Joel and Menlo Park Patents were fantastic. Very thorough yet quick, and produced a great provisional patent for us.

A Valued Client
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Very knowledgeable and helpful

A Valued Client
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Joel and his partners are fantastic! They have been extremely helpful,very straight forward and professional. I would highly recommend Joel to anyone and surely will consider working with Joel again in the future

A Valued Client`
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Joel and his team were a pleasure to work with and were very knowledgeable of everything to do with the patent process. With their streamlined process from start to finish you can expect nothing but the best.

A Valued Client
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Easy to work with, knowledgable and quick turnaround.

A Valued Client
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Mr.Douglas was very knowledgeable in helping me with my patent, will use his services again.

A Valued Client
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Joel and his team were great communicators and we had a great experience with them.

A Valued Client
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Fantastic communication highly knowledge Team. Went above and behold with several Zoom calls that lasted until their team had resolved any issues! Went over an hour in one meeting! Lord Newbridge

A Valued Client
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The experience was fluid, efficient, and easy because of their expertise and proficiency in this world. It took something very complicated and cumbersome and made it an enjoyable and exciting process. I have much gratitude in finding them to help me through the parent process.

A Valued Client
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Knowledgeable and efficient to processing my request

A Valued Client
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Joel helped me understand the patent application process and successfully submitted the documents for my provisional patent. I would hire Joel and his team again.

A Valued Client
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It was a pleasure working with Joel and his team!

A Valued Client
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These people are smart, knowledgeable, accountable, helpful. I would highly recommend them for helping your with your project.

A Valued Client
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Supportive and creative through the whole process, it's been a breeze working with the team at Nuventus. -Erin Berube

A Valued Client
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I have am totally enjoying my working relationship with Menlo Park Patents! I have already sent them a new customer. They are steeped in expertise and have guided us through an unknown world easily and effortlessly. Thank you!

A Valued Client
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MPP help me get a patent for my innovative musical instrument and they were easy to work with and provided excellent service at a reasonable price.

A Valued Client
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Joel, and the MPP team, helped me get my idea patented. They worked with me to overcome all examiner issues and helped me find ways to move the patent forward for approval. I couldn’t have done it without them!

A Valued Client
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Nuventus helped our firm received 3 patents for our innovative cancer treatment for canines. The USPTO granted the patents on the first office action. Nuventus knowledge and experience was the differentiating factor in our success at the USPTO.

A Valued Client
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Nuventus was instrumental in DeviceFarm, Inc. obtaining its first three U.S. Patents. A startup uses patent applications as a critical asset to raise funds and Nuventus shepherded our company and the patent allowance through the patent office every step of the way. Joel, listens, understands and adds value to your project.

A Valued Client
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We Have Helped Hundreds of Clients Get a Patent. Meet a Few of Our Clients That Are Winning With MPP!

Serviced clients in 26 out of 50 states and 4 out of 7 continents.

All-American, U.S. Based, Trusted, Accredited, Reliable, Licensed
Patent Agents

We are with you from beginning to end.

Ranked as one of the TOP pro-bono firms in the USA by the USPTO! Learn more

What Is a Patent Agent?

Drafting patents is more than filing paperwork, it is a learned experience. As your patent agent, we provide everything you need for patent protection.

  1. 01

    We are licensed by the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

  2. 02

    We will draft and file your patent application.

  3. 03

    We will represent you during the application prosecution process.

The Most Competitive Rates With Top Notch Patent Drafting. How Is This Possible?

A Streamlined Process

We built a proprietary process that focuses on building strong patents to allow our clients to grow their business.  Honed and perfected over a lifetime of experience as serial entrepreneurs and patent agents.

Artificial Intelligence

We use the power of A.I. to streamline our processes and improve outcomes at the USPTO.

Our Experienced Professionals

Over 15 years of experience with patent drafting and prosecution.

From Selfie Sticks to Pacemakers, We’ve Got You Covered.

A team of In-House Experts. Our team of patent agents hold many higher education degrees, including: a PhD in electrical engineering, PhD in chemistry, MS electrical engineering, MS computer
science, BS civil engineering, BS electrical engineering, and MS mechanical engineering

Biotech Patents
Blockchain Patents
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Semiconductor Patents
Clothing Patents
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Cancer Treatment Patents
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Renewable Energy
Carbon Fuel Patents
Carbon Nanotube Based Materials Patents
Drinking Apparatus Patents
Ammunition Patents
Distributed Ledger Technologies Patents
Medical Patents
Pharmaceutical Patents

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