The Credere Law, located in Palo Alto, California, provides legal counsel and representation in all areas of patent law. United States patent law has recently undergone dramatic changes with the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA). The changes include moving from first-to-invent to first-to-file, establishing new inter parties, post-grant and covered business methods review of patents, and providing for prioritized and fast-track examinations. We help clients understand and navigate these changes.
We help entrepreneurs and businesses in the United States and in foreign countries protect their innovations by obtaining broad enforceable patents. Patent claims need to be broad enough to prevent the theft of the inventive concept yet narrow enough to be novel and non obvious. Our firm understands this delicate balance. We have the experience necessary to prepare patent claims that are sufficiently broad to encompass infringement while still avoiding the prior art.
Our business attorneys specialize in forming and structuring business entities, ranging from closely held corporations and limited liability companies to emerging growth companies destined for an IPO. Our business attorneys have one overriding objective: to understand our client’s business goals and then help to achieve them as effectively and efficiently as possible. Our expertise includes: