1. Prior to becoming a client of 24HourIP, PLLC, an attorney of the firm must review the facts of your immediate circumstance and perform a conflict check.
2. No legal advice, counsel, or service is provided by 24HourIP, PLLC until an attorney-client relationship is formed.
3. As a prospective client, you may share limited confidential information with an attorney of 24HourIP, PLLC so that a conflict check may be performed. Sharing this limited confidential information does not form an attorney-client relationship, and this information will remain confidential even if no attorney-client relationship is formed.
4. As per 24HourIP, PLLC policy, an attorney-client relationship is only formed when an engagement agreement is signed by both the client and a principal of 24HourIP, PLLC.
5. Under its F.lexible-Timing Patent Application program, the firm will endeavor to understand the inventive subject matter and prepare a complete, full-featured, USPTO-ready patent application package including drawing(s), a specification, an abstract, and at least one set of patent claims in a time frame that is acceptable to the client.
6. Under its F.lexible-Timing Patent Application program, the firm will prepare Power of Attorney, an Application Data Sheet (ADS), Declaration documents, and other administrative papers in cooperation with preparation of the patent application.
7. Under its F.lexible-Timing Patent Application program, the client shall endeavor to make each and every inventor available and shall solicit his/her/their utmost cooperation during development of the patent application.
DISCLAIMER: Drafting a patent application requires intense concentration, skill, technical expertise, legal expertise, energy, and stamina. Under normal circumstances, a skilled patent attorney will often spend 20-100 hours over a period of 30 to 90 days to prepare a patent application. After an initial disclosure, the skilled patent attorney will contemplate the invention, prepare background information, interact with the inventor(s), and prepare multiple versions of claims, drawings, and specification text. Re-work and revision is a given, and two or more drafts of the application are often passed back-and-forth between the inventors and the attorney.