Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC

Experienced Patent Law Attorney Represents Innovators Worldwide

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC

Experienced Patent Law Attorney Represents Innovators Worldwide

Firm Overview

For Independent Inventors and Corporations
The Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC represents the interests of independent inventors, small/mid-sized businesses, and other entities in patent matters before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. The firm's focus is on acquiring patent rights for its clients. Although the firm is located in central Florida, it serves clients worldwide.

Mr. Olsen Offers a Unique Combination of Experience
After obtaining his engineering degree, he worked for 17 years at a major electronics company. Mr. Olsen started as a design engineer and later held middle management positions in product development, manufacturing and marketing. Having gained an appreciation for the value of patent rights in the marketplace, Mr. Olsen attended law school in the evenings, graduating cum laude from The Catholic University of America in 2001. He developed his patent application preparation, prosecution, and counseling expertise as an associate at two highly-regarded national law firms. His supporting role on several high-stakes patent litigation matters also informs his current patent application preparation process. Mr. Olsen opened his own patent firm in February 2007.

We Will Manage Your Costs
Attorney Olsen helps clients decide whether pursuing patent protection is even prudent. If it is, he can suggest the most cost-effective patent application preparation, filing, and prosecution strategy. The Law Office of Steven R. Olsen offers most attorney tasks on a firm fixed-fee basis. The costs are predictable because the client approves all fees in advance. There are no surprises.

Legal Services Menu
The Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC is a federal patent practice. Mr. Olsen:
Conducts prior art searches to provide insight into patentability, clearance, or market competition;
Prepares patentability opinions;
Prepares and files U.S. provisional (utility) patent applications;
Prepares and files U.S. non-provisional (utility) patent applications;
Prepares and files U.S. design patent applications;
Prepares and files international patent applications;
Prosecutes patent applications before examiners at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO);
Appeals examiner rejections before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB);
Records patent assignment documents in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO);
Performs patent due diligence investigations, for example with respect to a potential investment in or acquisition of a target company; and
Provides patent counseling related to patent acquisition.

Technology Areas
Mr. Olsen has experience in a wide range of technology areas, including:
Computer software
Computer architecture
Internet/networking
Electrical/electronic components and systems
Semiconductor
Mechanical components and systems
Electro-mechanical systems
Manufacturing processes
Business methods

Main Office

Main Office
P.O. Box 2092
Inverness, FL 34451

Phone

352.586.6628

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC
Steven Olsen

Admitted
2001, Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Law School
The Catholic University of America, J.D.

Member
Virginia State Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law Section); National Association of Patent Practitioners.

Biography
Engineer and Manager at Texas Instruments, Inc., 1983-1997. Manager at Raytheon Company, 1998-1999. Student Member, Advocacy for the Elderly Legal Clinic, 1998. Associate Member, Moot Court Association, and Competition Finalist, 1999-2001. Member, The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, 1999-2001. Student Associate, Hunton & Williams, LLP, 2000. Author: "Means Claim Not Limited to Structure Common to Alternative Embodiments," Patent Strategy & Management (September 2000). Patent Agent, 2001. Associate Patent Attorney, Cooley Godward, LLP, 2002-2004. Associate Patent Attorney, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 2005-2006. Author: "Evidence of Diligence in Interference Should be Viewed as it Would be by One Skilled in the Art," Last Month at the Federal Circuit (March 2006). Founded own patent practice, 2007.

Birthplace
Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC
Steven Olsen

Admitted
2001, Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Law School
The Catholic University of America, J.D.

Member
Virginia State Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law Section); National Association of Patent Practitioners.

Biography
Engineer and Manager at Texas Instruments, Inc., 1983-1997. Manager at Raytheon Company, 1998-1999. Student Member, Advocacy for the Elderly Legal Clinic, 1998. Associate Member, Moot Court Association, and Competition Finalist, 1999-2001. Member, The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, 1999-2001. Student Associate, Hunton & Williams, LLP, 2000. Author: "Means Claim Not Limited to Structure Common to Alternative Embodiments," Patent Strategy & Management (September 2000). Patent Agent, 2001. Associate Patent Attorney, Cooley Godward, LLP, 2002-2004. Associate Patent Attorney, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 2005-2006. Author: "Evidence of Diligence in Interference Should be Viewed as it Would be by One Skilled in the Art," Last Month at the Federal Circuit (March 2006). Founded own patent practice, 2007.

Birthplace
Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Firm Overview

For Independent Inventors and Corporations
The Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC represents the interests of independent inventors, small/mid-sized businesses, and other entities in patent matters before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. The firm's focus is on acquiring patent rights for its clients. Although the firm is located in central Florida, it serves clients worldwide.

Mr. Olsen Offers a Unique Combination of Experience
After obtaining his engineering degree, he worked for 17 years at a major electronics company. Mr. Olsen started as a design engineer and later held middle management positions in product development, manufacturing and marketing. Having gained an appreciation for the value of patent rights in the marketplace, Mr. Olsen attended law school in the evenings, graduating cum laude from The Catholic University of America in 2001. He developed his patent application preparation, prosecution, and counseling expertise as an associate at two highly-regarded national law firms. His supporting role on several high-stakes patent litigation matters also informs his current patent application preparation process. Mr. Olsen opened his own patent firm in February 2007.

We Will Manage Your Costs
Attorney Olsen helps clients decide whether pursuing patent protection is even prudent. If it is, he can suggest the most cost-effective patent application preparation, filing, and prosecution strategy. The Law Office of Steven R. Olsen offers most attorney tasks on a firm fixed-fee basis. The costs are predictable because the client approves all fees in advance. There are no surprises.

Legal Services Menu
The Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC is a federal patent practice. Mr. Olsen:
Conducts prior art searches to provide insight into patentability, clearance, or market competition;
Prepares patentability opinions;
Prepares and files U.S. provisional (utility) patent applications;
Prepares and files U.S. non-provisional (utility) patent applications;
Prepares and files U.S. design patent applications;
Prepares and files international patent applications;
Prosecutes patent applications before examiners at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO);
Appeals examiner rejections before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB);
Records patent assignment documents in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO);
Performs patent due diligence investigations, for example with respect to a potential investment in or acquisition of a target company; and
Provides patent counseling related to patent acquisition.

Technology Areas
Mr. Olsen has experience in a wide range of technology areas, including:
Computer software
Computer architecture
Internet/networking
Electrical/electronic components and systems
Semiconductor
Mechanical components and systems
Electro-mechanical systems
Manufacturing processes
Business methods

Main Office

Main Office
P.O. Box 2092
Inverness, FL 34451

Phone

352.586.6628

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC
Steven Olsen

Admitted
2001, Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Law School
The Catholic University of America, J.D.

Member
Virginia State Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law Section); National Association of Patent Practitioners.

Biography
Engineer and Manager at Texas Instruments, Inc., 1983-1997. Manager at Raytheon Company, 1998-1999. Student Member, Advocacy for the Elderly Legal Clinic, 1998. Associate Member, Moot Court Association, and Competition Finalist, 1999-2001. Member, The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, 1999-2001. Student Associate, Hunton & Williams, LLP, 2000. Author: "Means Claim Not Limited to Structure Common to Alternative Embodiments," Patent Strategy & Management (September 2000). Patent Agent, 2001. Associate Patent Attorney, Cooley Godward, LLP, 2002-2004. Associate Patent Attorney, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 2005-2006. Author: "Evidence of Diligence in Interference Should be Viewed as it Would be by One Skilled in the Art," Last Month at the Federal Circuit (March 2006). Founded own patent practice, 2007.

Birthplace
Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC
Steven Olsen

Admitted
2001, Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Law School
The Catholic University of America, J.D.

Member
Virginia State Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law Section); National Association of Patent Practitioners.

Biography
Engineer and Manager at Texas Instruments, Inc., 1983-1997. Manager at Raytheon Company, 1998-1999. Student Member, Advocacy for the Elderly Legal Clinic, 1998. Associate Member, Moot Court Association, and Competition Finalist, 1999-2001. Member, The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, 1999-2001. Student Associate, Hunton & Williams, LLP, 2000. Author: "Means Claim Not Limited to Structure Common to Alternative Embodiments," Patent Strategy & Management (September 2000). Patent Agent, 2001. Associate Patent Attorney, Cooley Godward, LLP, 2002-2004. Associate Patent Attorney, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 2005-2006. Author: "Evidence of Diligence in Interference Should be Viewed as it Would be by One Skilled in the Art," Last Month at the Federal Circuit (March 2006). Founded own patent practice, 2007.

Birthplace
Phillipsburg, New Jersey

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