Inter Partes Review


Carmichael IP, PLLC, conducts Inter Partes Reviews and other post-grant patent proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, especially the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  The firm’s attorneys, including former Administrative Patent Judges on the Board, have a deep understanding of PTAB proceedings.



Patent Preparation and Prosecution


Carmichael IP, PLLC, prepares and prosecutes patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  The firm’s location in Northern Virginia facilitates in-person examiner interviews at the PTO.  The firm’s attorneys handle all technical and scientific areas.



Freedom to Operate


Carmichael IP, PLLC, analyzes search results for possible infringement, validity, and design-around issues.  The firm provides opinion letters when appropriate.



Consulting and Expert Witness Testimony


Carmichael IP, PLLC, provides consulting and expert witness testimony in court proceedings concerning patent practice and procedure.





The attorneys of Carmichael IP, PLLC, have experience litigating patent matters in U.S. District Courts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.