Legal Services

Patents & Trademarks


Paparella & Associates specializes and practices only in intellectual property law and concentrates the practice primarily on small and medium sized companies. We have structured our law firm to address the unique concerns of today’s business community and are committed to delivering superior service in representing our client's intellectual property needs.

Feedback from past and current clients confirms our founding purpose: to bring an unparalleled level of integrity, quality, responsiveness, and cost effectiveness to the IP legal environment.


Patent services comprise utility, provisional, and design patent preparation, application, and prosecution: including biomedical, computer and software, electrical, mechanical, and business method patents. We also represent our clients in patent infringement litigation and associated services.

Paparella and Associates represents its patent clientele not only throughout the U.S., but also world-wide by providing patent application preparation and prosecution services in every country throughout the world, either individually or through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
  • Patent services comprise patent application preparation, patent filings, and patent prosecution, including regular (utility), provisional, and design applications; patent infringement services; patentability searches and patent opinions; patent licensing contracts, patent advice and assistance; patentability and patent clearance opinions; and patent litigation including infringement, anti competitive, and antitrust litigation.
Trademark services comprise trademark application and registration, including federal applications and registrations, as well as application and registration in every state throughout the United States. We also represent our clients in trademark infringement litigation and associated trademark and service mark counseling.

Paparella and Associates represents its trademark and service mark clientele not only throughout the U.S., but also throughout the world by providing trademark application and registration services in every country throughout the world, either individually or through the Madrid Protocol.
  • Trademark services comprise trademark application, trademark filing, and trademark prosecution and registration in any U.S. territory, federally, as well as throughout the world; trademark infringement services; trademark searches and opinions; licensing contracts, trademark advice and assistance; trademark clearance opinions; and trademark litigation including infringement, anti competitive, and antitrust litigation.
Copyright services comprise applications and filings.

Paparella and Associates represents its copyright clientele not only throughout the U.S., but also throughout the world.
  • Copyright services comprise Copyright application, Copyright filing, and Copyright prosecution and registration; Copyright infringement services; Copyright searches and opinions; licensing contracts, Copyright advice and assistance; and Copyright litigation including infringement, anti competitive, and antitrust litigation.
Paparella & Associates is an intellectual Property law firm that can help you to protect the critical aspects of your business: including the preparation and filing of patent and trademark applications in the U.S., before the United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO), as well as throughout the world. We represent our clients in all patent and trademark matters. Whether it is before the USPTO, before the Federal Courts, or before your competition, Paparella & Associates has the experience your business requires. Paparella & Associates is World-Wise.
  • Patent and trademark preparation, application, and prosecution;
  • Patent infringement services;
  • Trademark infringement services;
  • Patent and trademark searches and opinions;
  • Patent and trademark licensing services and assistance;
  • Patent and trademark clearance opinions;
  • Patent and trademark infringement litigation;
  • Patent and trademark quality analysis, assessment, and mapping;
  • Intellectual Property Management and IP protection;
  • Strategic Business Advice including strategies, positioning, marketing and promotional advice for IP related matters;
  • Patent and Trademark Support including appearances before the United States Patent and Trademark Office;
  • Intellectual Property Litigation including patent and trademark infringement litigation and opinions;
  • Advice on preventing others from using, profiting, or otherwise negatively impacting our Clients’ Intellectual Property.
Paparella & Associates is a law firm which specializes in intellectual property. Namely, patents, trademarks, & copyrights and serves the business community throughout the United States primarily through its offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Atlanta, Georgia. Serving businesses on a national level and specifically within in the greater Atlanta, Austin, Boca Raton, Chicago, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Los Angeles, San Jose and Silicon Valley markets.

Office & Contact Information


Atlanta (404) 472-3321
Ann Arbor (248) 282-8058
Austin (512) 535-3135
Chicago (312) 546-3971
Detroit (248) 282-8058
Grand Rapids    (616) 949-6055
Kalamazoo (269) 815-4015
Lansing (517) 680-4464
Los Angeles (310) 341-3539
San Jose (408) 216-7220
Silicon Valley (408) 216-7220
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