Patent Pros features the work of Mark S. Graham, a thirty-year veteran Intellectual Property ("IP") Practitioner. An Honors graduate from the University of Tennessee, Mark holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from UT. Mark has been a USPTO-Registered Patent Lawyer since 1986, and he was admitted to th
Patent Pros features the work of Mark S. Graham, a thirty-year veteran Intellectual Property ("IP") Practitioner. An Honors graduate from the University of Tennessee, Mark holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from UT. Mark has been a USPTO-Registered Patent Lawyer since 1986, and he was admitted to the Bar of the State of Tennessee in 1985. Mark also maintains admissions before many federal district and appellate courts.
Mark's technical background and his depth of patent experience enable him to effectively write, advocate, and defend patents for clients across a wide range of technologies, including the chemical, pharmaceutical, life sciences/biotech, material science, environmental, paper/film, polymer/coatings, and medical/dental arts.
Over the years, Mark has also worked with clients to help develop, federally register, and protect hundreds of distinctive trademarks and copyrights.
Mark provides IP due diligence opinions and IP counsel services to clients along with IP valuation, audits and assistance with IP license and IP aspects of transactional and M&A matters.
Mark is also a highly effective IP litigator. He has successfully handled scores of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigations in many courts across the country, both at the trial and appellate level, as well as administrative adjudications of patent/trademark matters before the USPTO and arbitration proceedings.
Patent Pros features the services of several highly experienced patent paralegals, who may provide administrative and other assistance in your patent or other intellectual property matter.
At Patent Pros, we specialize in bringing the patent and intellectual property law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.
Patent Pros has been providing patent-related intellectual property services for over 30 years and has a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need.
The genius of the US patent system has an enormous net positive impact on the
technical advancement of civilization as a whole. Patents issued by the USPTO
simultaneously encourage disclosure of technology to the public and provide a
balanced scope of exclusivity to encourage and reward patent-worthy innovation
that propels us forward. In a sense, patents are both fertilizer and fences for
patentable technical advances.
If done properly, the patenting process is not cheap. But its rewards in constraining
competitive forces will almost always dwarf the cost of gaining patent exclusivity for
innovations that offer significant commercial advantage to the owner, while also advancing technology forward. A pre-filing
search can range from about $1,000 to $2,500, depending on many factors. A
patent application can range from about $3,000 to $7,500, again, depending on the
As pointed out elsewhere on our site, Patent Pros provides many patent-related services. Costs for these services will vary, and standard ranges of fees/expenses for these
and other matters can be supplied.