Internet of Things

The “Internet of Things”, known as IoT, has sprung up in the last several years as a very hot area for many of our clients. Our extensive experience in both hardware and software, including encryption, 3G and 5G wireless communications, artificial intelligence and both hardware and software generally, makes Jaquez Land Greenhaus & McFarland a strong match for those looking for patent counsel to prepare applications, provide counsel regarding licensing and provide strategic guidance regarding intellectual property rights, generally, in IoT.

Why Choose Jaquez Land Greenhaus & McFarland for IoT

Areas such as encryption and encoding can be highly technical requiring significant experience on the part of the attorney drafting a patent application. Our attorneys have more technical experience than many of the “technical specialists” used by other firms. In addition, the depth of our attorney’s legal experience gives our clients a significant advantage in preparing a strategically positioned patent application that provides the most value to our clients. Several of our attorneys have had positions as engineers prior to attending law school and transitioning to their legal profession, allowing them to talk to the technical members of our client’s team in their technical language.

Deep Understanding

Deep understanding and knowledge of the technical fields of our clients means that we can hit the ground running, making the process of preparing a patent application less expensive and resulting in a more accurate disclosure of the invention. In addition, by applying our deep understanding of our clients’ inventions to the preparation of patent applications for our clients, we can draft claims with relatively broad scope that read on what might otherwise be a potential design around by a competitor, or potential licensee.

Drafting Claims with Proper Scope

An important strategy in preparing claims of a patent application is to draft claims that are broad enough to cover the full scope of novel and “non-obvious” embodiments of the invention, while ensuring that the claims can withstand attack from those that might seek to invalidate the claims if asserted against them