Business Law


The busi­ness law experts at DeTof­fol & Asso­ciates pos­sess advanced tech­ni­cal, med­ical, and engi­neer­ing degrees to work through­out cor­po­rate Amer­ica — and they use their prac­ti­cal expe­ri­ence now in the legal field con­sult­ing with our clients to develop their new ideas. We form cor­po­rate and sub­sidiary for­ma­tion, improve designs, and pro­tect intel­lec­tual prop­erty with patent, trade­mark and copy­right pro­tec­tion in the USPTO and for­eign coun­try patent offices via WIPOPCT fil­ings. We also sue and lit­i­gate in court over patents, trade­marks and copy­rights and license them too.

The remark­able rise of imports, e-ommerce, soft­ware, and enter­tain­ment media has gen­er­ated a tremen­dous surge in new patentable inno­va­tions and meth­ods, as well as cre­at­ing an increased need for skilled trade­mark, copy­right and patent lawyers to sue to assert rights against copy­cats, tres­passers, and infringers.

We pro­tect ter­ri­to­ries for exclu­sive dis­trib­u­tors, startups, estab­lished cor­po­ra­tions, as well as music com­posers and media pro­duc­ers and pub­lish­ers. We achieve the full poten­tial of their labors and ideas by ensur­ing their right­ful profit from their inven­tion, cre­ation, com­po­si­tion, com­puter based method of doing busi­ness and web devel­op­ment. Whether you are an indi­vid­ual or an orga­ni­za­tion, if you would like to pro­tect a domain name, trade­mark, copy­righted con­tent, or nego­ti­ate a license agree­ment, or inves­ti­gate or obtain an opin­ion con­cern­ing your free­dom to use or com­peti­tor infringe­ment, our coun­sel will guide your toward resolv­ing your dis­agree­ment. Our expe­ri­enced lawyers can answer all of your ques­tions about your rights and law suits to pro­tect them.


Whether it is the cre­ation of a new bio­med­ically engi­neered prod­uct or an improve­ment of an exist­ing med­ical device, the experts at DeTof­fol & Asso­ciates are skilled at bio­med­ical device and lit­i­ga­tion prac­tice. Our attor­neys rig­or­ously rep­re­sent and guide our clients through the process to own, pro­tect and profit from their intel­lec­tual property.

Because this indus­try is so highly reg­u­lated, we mon­i­tor the indus­try for new gov­ern­ment reg­u­la­tions or guide­lines that could affect our clients. Addi­tion­ally, our patent attor­neys can ensure that all claims abide by the exist­ing guide­lines reg­u­lat­ing the man­u­fac­tur­ing, dis­tri­b­u­tion, and sale of prod­ucts as cov­ered by the U.S. Food & Drug Admin­is­tra­tion (FDA) under the 1976 Med­ical Devices Amend­ment and 1990 Safe Med­ical Devices Act.


DeTof­fol & Asso­ciates’ mechan­i­cal inven­tion patent and lit­i­ga­tion prac­tice cov­ers a wide range of tech­nolo­gies. The firm is ide­ally suited for these areas, due to the deep indus­try expe­ri­ence and exten­sive edu­ca­tional back­ground of our patent attorneys.

We pro­vide assis­tance in mar­itime, mil­i­tary defense, hi fidelity audio equip­ment, sport­ing equip­ment, con­struc­tion engi­neer­ing, mate­r­ial sci­ence, mechan­i­cal and struc­tural engi­neer­ing, and related fields of study and prac­tice. Our ser­vices have resulted in patent pro­cure­ment rang­ing from auto­mo­tive parts and acces­sories, con­struc­tion prac­tices, power and indus­trial tools, house­hold appli­ances, recre­ation, sport and exer­cise equip­ment, lab equip­ment, sophis­ti­cated med­ical devices, and other mechan­i­cal inventions.