Aerospace & Defense

Transforming Your Medical Device Innovation into Intellectual Property.

We provide specialized protection for aerospace and defense technologies, safeguarding your groundbreaking innovations at every level.

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Protecting Innovations in Aerospace and Defense

The aerospace and defense sectors are at the forefront of technological advancements that protect our nation and drive progress. At Thompson Patent Law, we specialize in securing aerospace patents, defense patents, and military patents for groundbreaking innovations that shape the future of these industries. Our comprehensive legal services ensure that your cutting-edge technologies are fully protected, allowing you to focus on innovation and growth.

Innovative Technologies with Global Impact

Aerospace and defense technologies have revolutionized our world, from advanced navigation systems to cutting-edge defense mechanisms. The men and women who contribute to these innovations are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, creating solutions that ensure safety and superiority. From satellite communication systems to sophisticated avionics, the inventions in these sectors not only enhance national security but also contribute to global advancements in technology.

Comprehensive Patent Protection

At Thompson Patent Law, we are proud to represent inventors and manufacturers who develop new aerospace and defense technologies. We understand the unique challenges these innovators face and provide comprehensive aerospace patent protection to ensure their ideas are safeguarded. Our services include everything from initial patent searches and filing applications to licensing and defending your patents against infringement.

What is an Aerospace and Defense Patent?

Aerospace patents, defense patents, and military patents include innovations created by active duty or former military service personnel, as well as technologies developed for use in the aerospace and defense sectors. These patents cover a broad range of inventions, from advanced aircraft systems to sophisticated defense technologies. Innovations in these fields often have dual-use applications, meaning they can be used for both civilian and military purposes, which adds an extra layer of complexity and importance to their protection.

Examples of Aerospace, Defense, and Military Patents

At Thompson Patent Law, we have worked on a variety of aerospace, defense, and military patents. Examples include advanced avionics, which improve the performance and safety of aircraft; satellite communication systems that enhance global connectivity; and innovative propulsion technologies that increase the efficiency and capabilities of aerospace vehicles. Additionally, we have handled patents for defense technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), advanced weapon systems, and protective gear for military personnel.

Navigating Military Invention Secrecy

The U.S. government can classify inventions if they are deemed crucial to national security. This classification can restrict the filing and disclosure of patents. The Invention Secrecy Act enables the USPTO to keep certain patents under seal, requiring review by defense agencies. Violating these secrecy orders can lead to severe penalties, including fines and imprisonment. It’s crucial to navigate these regulations carefully to ensure compliance while protecting your intellectual property.

If you have any questions about aerospace patents, defense patents, or military patents, please contact us. We offer complimentary patent needs assessments and would be happy to review your case. Thank you for your service and innovation!

Why Hire an Aerospace Patent Attorney?

Hiring a patent lawyer with experience in aerospace patents, defense patents, and military patents ensures that your innovations are properly protected and defended. A specialized lawyer can help you navigate the complexities of licensing and marketing your invention, providing peace of mind and strategic guidance throughout the process. At Thompson Patent Law, we are committed to helping you secure and leverage your aerospace, defense, and military patents.

Understanding the Patent Process

The patent process can be complex, especially in the fields of aerospace and defense. It involves several stages, including conducting a thorough patent search to ensure your invention is novel, preparing detailed patent applications that meet all legal requirements, and prosecuting the application through the USPTO. At Thompson Patent Law, we guide you through each step, ensuring that your application is robust and stands the best chance of approval.

Maximizing the Value of Your Patents

Beyond securing patents, we help you maximize their value. This includes developing strategies to monetize your patents through licensing agreements, partnerships, and even selling your patents if that aligns with your business goals. We understand that a patent is not just a legal document but a critical business asset that can drive revenue and competitive advantage.

why our clients choose thompson patent law

Craige and his team did a fantastic job with my provisional patent application. He asked all the right questions to help me flesh out my idea, and helped me to expand it into areas I never would’ve considered. I highly recommend reading his book, and working with Thompson Patent Law.

Richard Connell

Psychologist at Connell & Associates, BHS

That critical translation from the technical engineer into the legal minds in the legal language and legal experience. And that handoff is really, really critical and that’s one of the things that I absolutely love about working with you guys.

Scott Lapierre

Science & Engineering Innovation and Implementation Director

If you have an idea that is innovative you better get the protections in place, and also you guided me in that… Its so simple the way you’re really orchestrating the process. I didn’t have that much experience but I feel throughout this entire trip that we’ve been on, I’ve gained so much experience from it, that I can help others guide them to you.

Steve Graybill

Founder & CEO at MÜLIBEX

Receiving the Patent Certificate Award from the USPTO was one of the greatest feelings in the world! Thank you and your team for facilitating such an incredible victory that helps us protect our IP.

Dommonic Nelson

Dommonic Nelson

Intercon USA 2021 Top 50 Tech Visionary

I’ve had a very good experience working with Thompson law Offices over the past couple of years. They are very good at what they do. Currently they’ve obtained a patent for me in a reasonable time frame, and are pursuing yet another one. Not only are they very good, but they are cognizant of the financial aspects of this process, always taking into consideration the cost to their customers. I wouldn’t hesitate to continue to work with them on future projects.

Byron Tietjen

InertiaCore Training Systems

Craige Thompson is a top-notch intellectual property attorney. I would choose him to represent me if I ever needed a patent. I have no hesitation to refer my friends, family, and clients to him for IP work. He’s easy to work with, has a good personality, a good bed-side manner, and he’s extremely good in his skills. Five-Stars!

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Divorce & Family Lawyer

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