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How To Find A Patent Attorney Part 1

How To Find A Patent Attorney: My Guide for Performing Your Own Patent Attorney Search, Part 2

Finding A Good Patent Attorney For Who You Are This is the second post in my series entitled “How To Find A Patent Attorney: My Guide for Performing Your Own Patent Attorney Search.” Please click here to read the first post. First, it must be acknowledged that you are not looking for just any patent attorney. You are looking for a great patent attorney who you can trust with your business. However, instead of looking for a great patent attorney, I suggest that you start by looking for the best patent attorney for you. To do that, you will need to know who you are, what you need, and a little about patent attorney culture. Knowing Who You Are (And How They See You) It is important to know your limitations because this knowledge will focus your patent attorney search. In particular, it will shape how patent attorneys see you. If you are an entrepreneur or a founder of a start-up, then most patent attorneys will not want to work with you for the following reasons. You Have A Limited Budget: Patent attorneys at larger firms wants to charge top rates for a steady stream of patent work, not draft…

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How To Find A Patent Attorney Part 1

How To Find A Patent Attorney: My Guide for Performing Your Own Patent Attorney Search, Part 1

Save Time and Money By Learning From My Mistakes! When I decided to open my own patent law firm, I started searching for an accountant. In particular, I wanted an accountant who is local to Houston, Texas, and who has experience working with small businesses. I started out by asking Houston attorneys and professionals if they could give me a referral. Most said they were looking for a good accountant themselves. Could I recommend anyone? Others raved about how good their accountant was. However, when I tried to contact their accountant, my emails and phone calls were ignored most of the time. Other times, when someone did answer the phone, I was told that the accountant did not provide free consultations. It would be $200 for them to even pick up the phone to see if they could help me. I thought CPAs were a highly regulated, professional field. Yelp was turning out to be useless and Google was even worse. Even the professionals at H&R Block couldn’t be bothered to return a simple email. It felt like I was playing Russian roulette with my business. All of this leads to months of frustration and despair. Then one day everything…

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