Efficiently Prosecuting Patents in the US and Globally
Our patent prosecution team takes your strongest innovations and efficiently crafts patents to obtain protections in mission-critical jurisdictions. We have a deep bench of associates, patent agents, and technical advisors to draft applications, respond to office actions, and conduct examiner interviews. So our most seasoned practitioners focus on your high-value work. They'll help you identify innovations, develop prosecution strategy, and ensure quality control — providing critical guidance to help you succeed.Share Awards
Ranked by Patexia among the Most Active Law Firms Overall, in Biotech, and in High-Tech (2023)
Managing Intellectual Property
Massachusetts IP practice and US Life Sciences Patent practice included on MIP’s list of Top Patent Firms, and 9 attorneys ranked among “IP Stars” (2019)
Top Patent Firm
Recognized as Top 10 firm for filing volume and among highest quality patents in USPTO's TC 1600 (Biology and Organic Chemistry) by Juristat
IAM Patent 1000
California Patent practice and 12 attorneys recognized among the “World’s Leading Patent Practitioners” (2020)
IAM Patent 1000
Ten attorneys and the firm’s CA Patent practices recognized by IAM Patent 1000 (2021)
Four attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as leading IP practitioners in CA and MA (2021)
According to Ocean Tomo research, Mintz's patent prosecution practice is among the Top 20 practices for quality of issued US patents
We believe in getting into the trenches with our clients. We interview your inventors. Participate in product development brainstorms. Analyze competitors’ products and patent applications. Why? Because everything we learn about you focuses our prosecution efforts — allowing us to craft patents that can really help you achieve your goals.
- Interview inventors to identify innovations
- Craft claims with an emphasis on maximum protection
Mintz develops and implements global strategies to protect and leverage clients' patent rights around the world. We'll help you secure maximum protection for your company's inventions in the jurisdictions most important to the success of your business. While we don’t have offices all around the globe, we have strong relationships with lawyers we trust to do great work for our clients — throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Oceania.
Among the fields in which our team holds PhDs are biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, cellular & molecular medicine, computer science, chemistry, developmental biology, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, genetics, immunology, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, and organic chemistry.