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Patent Prosecution

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.

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Our Experience

Case Study
Mintz handled patent prosecution for Wayne Fueling Systems when GE Oil & Gas owned the fuel-product manufacturer. After private equity firm Riverstone Holdings bought Wayne Fueling, Mintz helped its client develop policies for identifying innovations and managing its patent portfolio.
Top 20

According to Ocean Tomo research, Mintz's patent prosecution practice is among the Top 20 practices for quality of issued US patents

Case Study
Mintz annually handles hundreds of patents for Hyundai/Kia, which uses Mintz as one of its key US patent counsel. Patent analyst and investment organization Ocean Tomo ranked Mintz's practice among the top 20 US firms for patent quality, based in part on Mintz's work for Hyundai/Kia.

Our Approach

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.

​What We Do
  • Interview inventors to identify innovations
  • Craft claims with an emphasis on maximum protection
Global Protections

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.

​40+ PhDs in Diverse Technologies

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.

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