When Should I Copyright My Work?

Many artists, writers, and other creative types operate under the assumption that a creative work becomes copyrighted upon completion. While this is true, the actual date that your work was created is difficult to prove, and so that is why registration of your creative work is necessarily in order to establish a legal presumption of… See the Full Article

Category: Copyright

How Important Is A Non-Disclosure Agreement?

One of the most important documents that an individual or company can have in their business toolkit is a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). NDAs can be used with third parties or employees to keep proprietary information safe and sound. An NDA is a legally binding document that requires the parties who signed the contract to not disclose anything that… See the Full Article

Category: Non Disclosure


EARLY U.S. PATENT LAW SYSTEM detecting-lever-737809_1280 The Genesis The patent law system in early colonial America was virtually nonexistent. In 1776, America was an agrarian society. Crops, primarily cotton and tobacco, were traded with England and France for hard goods such as guns and plows. George Washington was troubled by this situation. The economy of… See the Full Article

Category: Patents

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"Our company has worked with a number of patent attorneys and were so pleased when we began working with Parsons & Goltry nearly a decade ago. Mike Goltry's knowledge and attention to detail has enabled us to have numerous products patented and trademarks registered. We highly recommend this Law Firm."

- Sharon K.


"Michael Goltry is the most professional, honest and effective patent attorney whom I ever met in my 40 year professional engineering career. I started to work with him over 20 years ago and plan to work indefinitely."

- Zoltan Kemeny, PhD, Struct. Eng.


"Mr. Goltry took a provisional patent that we'd filed ourselves, and quickly and professionally turned our innovation into U.S. and foreign applications. His [patent claims] were a thing of beauty, and I was amazed by how deftly he countered the inevitable office actions. His language held up, and the U.S. Patent just issued. He was easy and efficient to work with, and his fees were remarkably reasonable. We're not planning to go anywhere else, ever."

- Ski Milburn, CEO, Victori, LLC


"I applied for a patent through Parsons & Goltry. After being on the docket for 2 years at the USPTO, I received notification that my patent request had been denied. Michael Goltry contacted me immediately to review my options. After I informed him of my decision to move forward, he filed a response to the USPTO. In his response he got the examiner to fully understand the claims in the patent application and the "denied" decision was reversed. I was able to secure and receive a "patent granted" decision. Thank you, Michael Goltry."

- Kathy H., Inventor


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