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Intellectual Property Law Guidance for Smartphone, Tablet and Mobile Device Technologies

…because your IP rights matter.

At Hoffman Warnick, we recognize that Smartphone related technologies are shaping our future. Billions of Apps are downloaded each year, yet this revolution is still in its infancy.

Our Mobile App Law Group is on the cutting edge of counseling clients regarding the protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights associated with mobile technology. Whether involving patent, trademark, or copyright protection, our goal is to ensure that our clients are positioned ahead of the competition.

With years of experience in protecting computer and software related inventions, and clients located throughout the country and abroad, our Patent and Intellectual Property Professionals are poised to help you achieve your objectives.

Let us help you prepare an IP roadmap that will ensure your inventions are protected. Call or email us to set up a consultation with one of our professionals:

Tel: 1-866-539-1395

IP Domain Protection Offered How Acquired Registration Benefits Illustrative Cost
Patent Protects Novel Functional Innovations USPTO Application Exclusive national rights $7500+
Design Patent Protects Novel Ornamental Designs USPTO Application Exclusive national rights $2000+
Copyright Protects Original Ideas Record in a tangible medium/Copyright Office Application Enhanced Damage Awards $250+
Trademark Protects Names, Slogans and Logos Use in commerce/USPTO Application Nationwide Rights $1000+
Trade dress Protects Look and Feel Use in commerce/USPTO Application Nationwide Rights $1000+
Trade Secret Protects business secrets Maintain as secret N/A N/A

Endorphin Advisors“Being a recognized leader in helping entrepreneurs develop a winning strategy, Endorphin Advisors often leverages relationships with other professionals that we know can bring value to the table. In the field of Intellectual Property, and especially within the emerging field of mobile technologies, Hoffman Warnick is one of those firms.”

Erik Bunaes, President – Endorphin Advisors

Deep Blue Communications“As a company that is a leader in providing innovative solutions for wireless and mobile technologies, we understand the importance of strategic partnerships to grow our business. When we needed assistance with our intellectual property, we found that partnership with Hoffman Warnick. Hoffman Warnick provided us with key insights regarding our intellectual property’s role in achieving our business goals. In addition, their expertise in navigating the world of computer related patents was evidenced by the recent issuance of our first patent, US Patent 8,112,435.”

Brian Epstein, President and CEO – Deep Blue Communications

Aequitaz“This is to express my sincere gratitude for the very professional approach and service given to Aequitaz by Hoffman Warnick. In guiding us through the research as well as laying the correct foundation for our patent application, we could not have asked for a better partner. Our positioning as a new twist on anticounterfeit solutions coupled with mobile devices, the firm showed enthusiasm, qualifying it to be our IP champion in unknown waters.

While most firms would have focused on working perhaps with more established businesses, Hoffman Warnick treated our startup with the same respect given to larger companies and for this we are grateful. In pursuing future work, I would not hesitate to recommend Hoffman Warnick and have already done so.”

Rodney A. Robles, CEO – Aequitaz

youthisme“At YouThisMe, we’ve selected Hoffman Warnick for all our patent and trademark application work. Not only has it been a pleasure to work with their patient and knowledgeable team, we have found them to be extremely efficient in getting our needs fulfilled. Every email and inquiry has been responded to with alacrity and insight. Since our web tech venture is new having HW on our team is very reassuring.”

Seth Lacherman, Founder – YouThisMe

Hoffman Warnick formed the Smartphone Law Group with one purpose in mind:“To be the Thought Leader in providing Intellectual Property expertise in smartphone related technologies.”

Our professionals understand the industry, and more importantly, understand the importance of being at the forefront of this technological revolution.


Intellectial Property Law for Mobile Application Developers:
An Ebook by Hoffman Warnick

Chapter 1: Introduction – Mobile IP Landscape

Chapter 2: A Basic IP Framework


Mobile App Law Group In The News:

Read Elaine Berlin and Matthew Pinckney’s article:
Growing Legal Concerns in Mobile Application (“App”) Technology
found in the February 2012 ACBA Newsletter


Read Elaine Berlin and Matthew Pinckney’s article:
The Cost of Innovation: Will Increased Patent Costs Improve the US Patent System
found in the April 2012 ACBA Newsletter