Altman & Martin

Altman & Martin

Boston Patent and Trademark Law Firm Offering Personalized Legal Services

Firm Overview

It all starts with an idea. At our law firm in Boston, Massachusetts, we're dedicated to providing legal services to protect the inventions and trademarks of individuals and businesses throughout Massachusetts, New England, and the United States. Count on the patent and trademark attorneys at Altman & Martin to put their vast experience to work to help you protect your intellectual property, both nationally and internationally.

Protect Your Intellectual Property
I am attorney Steven K. Martin, and have been a patent and trademark attorney since 1994. With the retirement of my partner, Gerald Altman, I am now the sole proprietor of our firm, which has served New England for more than fifty years. Today, our firm represents a wide range of clients interested in protecting their inventions with patents and their trademarks with trademark registrations.
Whether you are starting a new company to exploit your invention or you want to protect a trademark for a business that has been around for decades, we will take all the necessary steps to secure your intellectual property. Helping clients with intellectual property concerns and solutions, and providing long-term intellectual property counsel is what we do.

Serving as Patent and Trademark Co-Counsel
We also serve as co-counsel to law firms involved in patent and trademark litigation. Completely dedicated to patent and trademark law, we can provide you with the substantive research and arguments you need to deliver the best representation.

Main Office

Main Office
6 Beacon St., Ste. 600
Boston MA 02108



Intellectual Property

Our firm focuses on trademarks and patents.

We will take a look at your situation, help you determine the kind of protection you need, and take action to make sure you get the protection for your intellectual property that you are entitled to. From tech start-ups to trades, we work with a wide range of businesses and individuals in the greater Boston area.

Steven Martin

Altman & Martin

Steve Martin was born in Hempstead, New York. He attended the University of Rhode Island, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in electronic computer engineering in 1977.

Engineering Experience
Over the next 14 years, Mr. Martin worked as an electrical engineer and engineering manager for several companies, including General Electric, Sperry Flight Systems, GenRad, and Raytheon. While working for General Electric, he attended Syracuse University at night, earning a Master of Science degree in computer engineering in 1982.

Studying the Law
Mr. Martin entered the Boston University School of Law as a full-time student in 1991, receiving a Juris Doctor degree in 1994. After graduation, he became an associate at the law firm of Morse, Altman, Dacey & Benson. He has been with the firm, now Altman & Martin, since then, becoming a partner in 2000, and the sole proprietor following the retirement of Mr. Altman in 2005.
Mr. Martin is admitted to the bars of Massachusetts and New York and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Martin specializes in patent and trademark prosecution and licensing.

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:
-New York
-U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
-U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
-U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

-University of Rhode Island, B.S. in Computer Engineering
-Syracuse University, M.S. in Computer Engineering
-Boston University School of Law, J.D. with Intellectual Property Concentration


Boston University School of Law