Patent Services

At Menlo Park Patents, we understand that navigating the world of patents can be complex and daunting. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of patent services designed to protect your intellectual property and help you maximize its value. Whether you're an individual inventor, a start-up, or an established corporation, our team of experienced professionals is here to guide you through every step of the patent process.

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Prior Art Searches

A quick way to research the prior art and help develop a strategy for your patent application.

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Provisional Patent Application

Obtain a priority date at the USPTO for your invention. Provisional patent applications have a 12-month term. Needs to be converted to a non-provisional before the 12-month deadline.

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Nonprovisional Patent Application

Nonprovisional patent applications protect how your invention functions.

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Design Patent Applications

Design applications protect the look and feel of your invention.

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PCT Patent Application

PCT assist applicants seeking patent protection internationally for their inventions.

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Patent Office Actions Responses

Packages to help you respond to USPTO office actions.

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Other Services

Engineering, FDA consultation, investor deck drafting

Education to help you build and grow your business!

Navigating the Costs of a Patent

For inventors, understanding how much a patent costs is a key part of the innovation process. Learn more with our comprehensive guide.

Should You File a Continuation Patent Application at the USPTO?

A continuation application is a flexible tool to support business objectives. Click here to learn more.

How to Patent a Design: A Step-by-Step Guide

Read our guide on patenting designs, covering steps from patentability assessment, prior art search, drafting, and USPTO submission.

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