NWPATENTS. COM is a website owned and operated by Dean Craine. Dean Craine is registered patent attorney licensed in the State of Washington, who emphasizes intellectual property law. His practice includes the filing and prosecution of patents and trademarks applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the registration of copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office. Mr. Craine’s practice also includes the preparation of infringement opinions letters , licensing agreements, assignments, joint development agreements, co-inventorship agreements, distributorship agreements, and marketing agreements, to name a few. Mr. Craine’s practice also includes advising and assisting clients in identifying and creating value for their innovations and possibly assisting them to ‘design around’ existing patents so that they may offer competing products or services.
Dean Craine’s clients include individuals and small businesses located primarily in the Pacific Northwest. He is personally responsible for all legal matters for his clients and has a direct communication policy with his clients He encourages his clients to contact him if they have questions or need information on any intellectual property law issue. He recognizes that the cost of legal service is expensive and that intellectual property law issues often involve entrepreneur or business-related issues, that require balancing. Customizing legal services for his clients based on their needs is an important aspect of his practice