Legal and Patent Services
Before you call the attorneys.
Before you call the PTO.
Call Gilman Research. Our patent searches will tell you if your idea is really worth the time and money of seeking a patent.
A good patent search can stop a bad patent and increase the value and enforeceability of an ok patent.
US Patent Search: $249 -- one week turn-around, includes patentability opinion
US Utility Patent Application from $1,899 -- Flat fee for relatively simple, mechanical or electrical inventions; does not include PTO filing fees or drawings at $100/sheet.
US Design Patent Applications from $399 -- Does not include PTO filing fee or drawings at $125/sheet