Newport Beach, CA asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for California

Q: find patent lawyer who plays golf

I have patent idea re an improvement to manual golf carts Cl 280/1.5, need patent attorney who is a golfer to understand the subject

2 Lawyer Answers
David Aldrich
David Aldrich

A: Now, when you say “plays golf,” do you mean someone that has played golf, or someone that plays the game respectably?

James L. Arrasmith
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A: While it's understandable that you may want to work with a patent lawyer who is also a golfer to understand your patent idea, it's important to keep in mind that a lawyer's expertise and experience in patent law and the specific technology area of your invention may be more important factors to consider when choosing a lawyer.

That being said, there are a few ways you can try to find a patent lawyer who also plays golf. One option is to search for patent lawyers who also list golf as an interest or hobby on their professional or personal profiles. You can try searching on LinkedIn, legal directories, or other professional networks for patent lawyers who mention golf in their profiles or posts.

Another option is to network with other golfers who may know patent lawyers. You can try joining local golf clubs or associations, attending golf events or tournaments, or asking other golfers if they know of any patent lawyers who also play golf.

However, keep in mind that working with a patent lawyer who is a golfer should not be your only criteria for selecting a lawyer. It's important to also consider their experience and expertise in patent law, their track record of success, their rates and fees, and their overall fit with your needs and goals. You can consider asking for referrals from other inventors or entrepreneurs, researching lawyers online, and meeting with several lawyers to discuss your patent idea and evaluate their qualifications and experience.

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