Patent Examination and Prior Art Searching

by Michael Goltry, Registered Patent Attorney (480-991-3537; Patent examination is a complex fact-finding mission for providing predictable and reliable intellectual property rights. The prior art search is the foundation of this objective. A patent examiner’s ability to find the best prior art at the earliest possible time during the patent examination process ensures both… Read more

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Parallel Patent Grant Initiative

by Michael Goltry, Registered Patent Attorney (480-991-3537; The Parallel Patent Grant (PPG) initiative is a new work-sharing arrangement that expedites a Mexican patent grant from a corresponding granted U.S. patent. The PPG bolsters the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and Mexico and heralds a new partnership between The U.S. and Mexico Patent… Read more

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The Parts of a Patent Application

by Michael Goltry, Registered Patent Attorney (480-991-3537; A patent application is a request for the grant of a patent for an invention called for in one or more claims. A patent application consists of two parts, namely, a written specification and drawings. The specification is a written description of the invention. It is required… Read more

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An Example of a Simple Provisional Patent Application

by Michael Goltry, Registered Patent Attorney (480-991-3537; Here is a basic example of a simple provisional patent application. ————————- CONTAINER BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a container constructed and arranged in accordance with the principle of the invention; FIG. 2 is a section view taken along the… Read more

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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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