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The Law Office of Joan I. Norek

        Intellectual Property

            Chicago, Illinois

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US Basic Patent Search & Opinion

$900 Flat Rate

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The basic US patent search & opinion is a $900 flat-rate single-subject search/opinion. Permitted fields include low complexity chemical, mechanical, electronic, MOD and industrial fields.

Services provided:

1.  Basic patent search - USPTO patents & published applications database

2.  Opinion on potential for obtaining meaningful patent protection

3.  Report including opinion & copies of patents & published applications relied upon

4.  Report completed in 3-5 business days

5.  Each step by experienced, registered patent attorney

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Confidentiality Statement:
1.  Confidentiality is of paramount importance in IP law.
2.  Confidentiality is maintained throughout a representation and thereafter.
3.  No confidential information is ever disclosed beyond the representation except when authorized in writing by a client.
4.  The identities of clients and initial inquiries find their way to no list whatsoever.
5.  The firm's reputation and my license to practice law depend on this commitment.
6.  This confidentiality statement and its commitment extends to all matters handled by the Firm.


The more extensive corporate-level patent searches with opinions are provided on an hourly-rate basis.  Minimum of $1,000.  Written cost estimates are available upon request.  Retainer required.

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The Law Office of Joan I. Norek
25 E. Washington Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, Illinois  60602
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Use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship.  This website provides information and resources but is neither legal advice nor a substitute for the legal advice of an IP attorney.  Retentions are subject to the discretion of the firm.
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