What We Do

Patent Prosecution

No one knows patent prosecution better than we do. Patent prosecution is at the heart of our firm. It forms the bedrock of our expertise in patent counseling, transactional work and litigation, especially inter partes matters before the USPTO. We believe the depth and length of our experience qualifies us as experts’ experts in all areas of patent prosecution and contentious proceedings before the USPTO.

Sughrue has been called a “prosecution powerhouse” by the press. The description is apt. We have obtained more US patents than any other law firm in the world over our 55 year existence. We file thousands of patent applications every year, and we obtain thousands of patents for our clients every year. We are always ranked first or second in surveys measuring the number of patents issued annually. We know patent prosecution. Better than anyone.

For details about our prosecution practice groups, see the "Practice Areas" subsection.