Electrical & Computers
The electrical and computer patent lawyers and agents at Schwegman can handle all of your electrical IP needs including patent prosecution. Working with you on opinions and freedom-to-operate issues to portfolio planning and management, we have the technical savvy to get the job done – working to achieve excellent outcomes. Our experience in the electrical industry, along with the know-how that lets us work to prosecute your patent in a pain-free and cost-effective manner, allows you to spend your time doing what you do best: inventing.
We don’t just secure your patent, but work with you to understand where it fits within your portfolio and the best way to proceed. Working with you on the strategy around the process allows us to maximize your efforts and protect your position. We know the industry and we take the time to learn your business, your market differentiators and help you not only secure your patent, but build a portfolio that works.
Our electrical team has the depth of knowledge and experience across the industry to handle the most complex prosecutions cases so your business goals keep moving forward. We take the problems off the table by troubleshooting anything that comes up along the way. Our extensive internal processes can quickly identify any unexpected outcomes so they can be handled immediately. We’ve devised a systematic approach to keep deadlines and strive to eliminate unwanted surprises. Predictable service means a predictable outcome.
High Level Expertise
We have an unprecedented number of patent prosecutions and the breadth and depth to not only handle your electrical needs, but those hybrid technologies that may cross over into other areas. Our vast expertise in many different areas means we have answers in-house, allowing for a seamless prosecution process. Nothing is too complex because we have the years of experience behind us and the cutting edge technology to make the difficult easy.
Proactive Patent Portfolio Management
How do your patents stand up against the competition? What are the risks and opportunities within your portfolio? We have the technology available to work to get you the most potential from your portfolio while also reducing your risk. We offer patent claim coverage information unlike any other you’ve seen because we took the time to create the proprietary software tools that allow us to give our clients flexible, real-time data about their patents. Our data analytics will reduce your infringement risk and reassure that you have freedom-to-operate. We give you the tools you need to succeed with our help and on your own.
Over 60 attorneys make up our electrical practice and many of our attorneys have previously worked in the field as engineers. We also have three attorneys that co-authored a book, Electronic and Software Patents: Law and Practice, published by BNA Books. The majority of our attorneys have advanced degrees in electrical and computer engineering and have worked on a variety of patents such as:
- Digital circuits
- Analog circuits
- Mixed-signal and IC design and fabrication
- Communications Electronics, including RF Electronics
- Cellular technology
- RF electronics
- WiMAX and other standards
- Computer Hardware
- Embedded systems
- Networked systems
- Real time systems
- Data Acquisition Systems
- GPS and Navigational Devices
- Imaging Hardware
- Network hardware
- Semiconductors and Processes
- Signal Processing Hardware
- Telecommunications Hardware
- Telephony Technologies
You can download a copy of our Electrical overview here.