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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I go about finding an intellectual property attorney?

Clients have traditionally used two primary mechanisms to locate candidate attorneys to interview: (a) word of mouth referrals; and (b) legal directories.  Both are wonderful resources and will generate a surprising amount of leads.

In addition, a variety of legal directory – type resources are now available on the internet, and these can facilitate the location of numerous candidate specialists in your geographic area.  Examples of such websites include (in alphabetical order):




FYI, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office also provides information about registered patent attorneys in your area.  The U.S. P.T.O.’s website may be found at

After you’ve generated a list of attorneys you would like to consider hiring, the real work begins.  For it is at this point that you begin determining which, of the candidate attorneys you’ve identified, is the right lawyer for you.  Detailed recommendations regarding how to identify the right lawyer for you are contained in the section of this website entitled “Working with Attorneys.”

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