Although mechanical inventions may seem relatively simple when compared to recent cutting-edge technologies, preparation and prosecution of mechanical patent applications often present significant challenges to the patent practitioner in terms of distinguishing the invention from the prior art. For this reason, the inventor should choose his or her patent attorney with great care.

The attorneys of Thomas | Horstemeyer’s Mechanical Practice Group have the expertise necessary to obtain the best possible results for our clients’ mechanical innovations. The reason: specialized experience. Each attorney within Thomas | Horstemeyer's Mechanical Practice Group is educated in mechanical or general engineering. In addition, several have applied their training inside the relevant industries.

Together, the Mechanical Practice Group attorneys form a multi-disciplinary team ready to address any technology involving mechanical components—from the simplest device to the most complex machinery.