Lott & Fischer is an intellectual property law firm in Coral Gables, Florida. The firm concentrates its practice exclusively in intellectual property law, including U.S. and international patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, Internet, and entertainment law and related litigation.

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The inventor should consider commissioning a preliminary patentability search prior to applying for a patent. A search will provide information concerning whether the invention is patentably distinct from inventions already patented ("prior art"). While preliminary patentability search is not a prerequisite to filling a patent application, it is highly advisable to ensure the proper scope of the patent application and the validity of the potential patent. Lott & Fischer offers a fixed-rate patentability search and opinion letter. Send email to info@lfiplaw.com to immediately obtain the most up-to-date fee schedule.