Brief Overview of Intellectual Property

In 1787, Article 1 Section 8 of the United States Constitution was ratified. It offered a contract to all citizens. In exchange for making creations of the useful arts known, the creator will be given exclusive right to the creation for a limited time. The concept of intellectual property was born. Three types of property… Read more

Category: IP


Patents give coverage to inventions.  In broad terminology, an invention is a new, useful and unobvious article of manufacture or improvement thereto.  Inventions also include composition of matter, method of fabricating a product, methods that are useful in business, ornamental design for article of manufacture and asexually reproduced plants.  Applications for patents can be filed… Read more

Category: Patents


Trademarks are used to distinguish the goods of one party from the goods of another.  Service Marks distinguish the services of one provider from the services of another provider.  Trademarks and service marks are treated equally under law and commonly referred to as marks.  On 25 October 1870, Trademark Number 1 was registered to the… Read more

Category: Trademark

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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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