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  • It's Your Idea – We Can Help You Keep It Safe

    Discover more about our practice areas and expertise in intellectual property matters. We represent clients nationwide regarding patents, trademarks, technology law and specialize in helping the DIY inventor. We are committed to promoting and protecting innovation.

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Dean A. Craine, P.S. l Seattle Bellevue l Patents l Trademarks

Are you an inventor and entrepreneur?  Do you have an idea for a new product or service and don’t know if the product or service can be protected and how?   Do you need to file a provisional patent application? A utility patent application?  A design patent application? What protection do you have if you do not file a patent application?  When must a patent application be filed before you lose your U.S. or foreign patent rights? Are you an inventor or entrepreneur who needs help filing for U.S. and foreign patent protection?  Are you a “DYI” inventor or entrepreneur who needs advice or assistance with filing a U.S. and foreign patent protection? What are the time lines for filing a patent application?  Are you a ‘bootstrapper’ on a reduced budget looking for some assistance with protecting and bringing a product to market or with presenting a new product or new business to an angel investor or a venture capitalist?  

Are you a manufacturer interested in manufacturing a product that may be protected by a patent and don’t know how to proceed? 

Are you an inventor, a small company, or an entrepreneur who needs more information on how to commercialize a product or a service either by selling the product or service in the marketplace or by selling the idea for the product or service to another party?    What is a trademark?  How do you select a trademark?  What is the relationship between marketing, advertising, and trademarks? How do you register and maintain a federal or state trademark?

NWPatents.com is a website sponsored and maintained by Dean A. Craine, P.S. Attorney at Law.  It is designed to provide useful, easy to understand information to inventors, small businesses and entrepreneurs  to help them identify, protect  and commercialize their products and services either by selling their products to customers, or by licensing or selling their intellectual property rights to others.   Unfortunately, many inventors and entrepreneurs needlessly spend thousands of dollars on patents, product development, and trademarks that in the end, have little or no commercial value.  We believe there exist a market segment of inventors, small businesses and entrepreneurs looking for a better way.    We agree.

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Bellevue, WA 98005
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