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How To Get Your First Patent

For inventors younger than 65, the USPTO has instituted a First-Time Filer Expedited Examination program for no additional USPTO filing fees.

How To Get Your First Patent: First-Time Filer Expedited Examination Program   October 16, 2023   |   By: Daniel Finnegan   After conjuring the creative spark and channeling the energies to develop a novel product or inventive process, thoughts of commercialization frequently lead to questions about putting a fence around such products and processes by utilizing… Continue reading How To Get Your First Patent

The Debate: DIY Patent Filing versus Hiring a Patent Lawyer

April 17, 2023   |   By: Tom Dunlap   As with most things in life, you get what you pay for. While do-it-yourself options or low-cost alternatives to legal counsel seem like a good deal, it is usually penny-wise and proud foolish. Of course, as the inventor you understand technology much better than anyone else on… Continue reading The Debate: DIY Patent Filing versus Hiring a Patent Lawyer

Navigating Patent Infringement: Do I Need an Attorney?

March 29, 2023   |   By: Tom Dunlap Anyone who makes, uses, offers to sell, or sells any patented invention or imports a patented invention into the United States can be liable for patent infringement under U.S. patent law, codified at 35 U.S.C. § 271. If you discover someone is using your intellectual property without a… Continue reading Navigating Patent Infringement: Do I Need an Attorney?

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.