Brooklyn, New York Patent Trademark Attorney
Brooklyn has an estimated population of around 2.6 million residents as of the 2016 Census. Brooklyn is the most populated borough in New York City and it borders Queens and Long Island. Brooklyn has a land area of 71 square miles and a water area of 26 square miles. Brooklyn was originally an independent incorporated city up until January 1, 1898. Brooklyn has a strong job market. Nearly half of Brooklyn’s population work in the borough itself. More than half work outside of the borough, as a result the economic conditions in Manhattan are important to the Brooklyn’s jobseekers. The leading industry in Brooklyn is primarily service based jobs, Brooklyn used to focus mainly on manufacturer up until about 1975. This means that there are a lot of small businesses in Brooklyn.
A patent issued by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, grants its owner — i.e., a business or inventor — the right to prevent others from making, using, offering to sell, selling or importing into the U.S. any invention covered by the patent without the owner’s authorization. Thus, a patent is a powerful-intellectual asset that garners in its owner, the exclusive right to exclude others, for up to 20 years from the filing date of the patent, from making, using, selling, offering to sell, or importing into the US, anything covered by the patent. Besides protecting valuable research and development, patents allow a business owners to put in place roadblocks to slowdown copycat competitors from stealing their innovations without remuneration.