Obtaining patent protection for electrical, electronic, and electromechanical inventions is a core practice at Kolisch Hartwell. Our attorneys practicing in these fields typically hold undergraduate or advanced degrees in electrical, mechanical, or biomedical engineering. Many of them also have hands-on experience as working engineers, just like the members of your research and development team.

As shown in our portfolio, we have helped clients obtain U.S. and international patent protection in many diverse areas, including:

  • Analog circuits
  • Communication systems
  • Computer peripherals
  • Control systems
  • Data-collection systems
  • Digital circuits
  • Digital telephony
  • Electromechanical devices
  • Electro-optical systems
  • Fiber-optic transmission
  • Internet and electronic e-commerce
  • Manufacturing systems
  • Medical devices
  • Microwave circuits
  • Microwave imaging systems
  • Network protocols
  • RFID devices
  • Semiconductor device fabrication
  • Telecommunications
  • Video and image compression
  • Video signal processing
  • Wireless communications

In addition to patent prosecution, Kolisch Hartwell offers full-spectrum IP services for the electrical and electronics industries. We have extensive experience analyzing freedom to operate / right to manufacture, performing and analyzing state of the art, patentability and invalidity searches, negotiating licenses and technology transfers, and litigating on behalf of our clients who specialize in electrical and electronics technologies.

Our small size and our location based in the Pacific Northwest allow us to operate with relatively low overhead costs. As a result, we can offer superior service, deep technical knowledge, and extensive legal experience both in and out of the courtroom, all at a far lower cost than large law firms based in more expensive cities. Learn more about our services or contact us to find out how we can help with your company’s IP needs.