We view intellectual property protection as one part of a well-constructed plan for business success
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THRIVE IP

Stipkala & Klosowski LLC is known as Thrive IP®.  Why?

We help our clients succeed – we help them Thrive.
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EXPERIENCED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & BUSINESS LAW ATTORNEYS

Stipkala & Klosowski LLC is proudly doing business as Thrive IP®. Our philosophy stands on service, and the focus centers on relationships. We want to help our clients to succeed – to help them Thrive. For some startup clients, that means launching with a proper corporate structure to attract follow-on investment and position for exit. We focus on each client’s intellectual property needs, whether “defensive IP” – avoiding the infringement of others’ rights, or “protective IP” – protecting and enforcing the client’s rights against infringers and copyists. We apply many tools, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, freedom-to-operate analysis, opinions and counseling, corporate structuring, tax credit qualification, and litigation. Our patent attorneys hold degrees in chemical and engineering disciplines. Significantly, we provide our legal services to advance the client’s business goals. And, we deliver that service at market-competitive rates or pursuant to carefully-crafted alternative fee arrangements. Consider our services and practice areas, and contact us at your convenience. We serve clients across the country and around the world from our offices in Charleston, SC, Greenville, SC and Knoxville, TN.

 

Thrive IP Renews AIPF Membership

Thrive IP has renewed its annual membership in the Association of Intellectual Property Firms.  AIPF is an association of IP boutiques from around the world.  Peter Brewer will serve on one of the planning committees for 2019.
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Peter Brewer Speaks To Group of Petroleum Engineers

Peter Brewer served as the lead-off speaker for the 2018 Sucker Rod Workshop held in Oklahoma City. The annual event was held at the Cox Convention Center on September 13, 2018. Peter spoke on the subject of Patents and the Energy Industry. Approximately 200 engineers were in attendance.
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Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association Hosts Fall 2018 CLE Program

Peter Brewer is a member of the Board of TIPLA.  He has assisted in the planning of two programs each year for the last 11 years.  The next program is scheduled to take place on Friday November 2nd in Nashville, Tennessee.
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IP Blog

 

PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION VS. NONPROVISIONAL UTILITY PATENT APPLICATION: THE PATENT APPLICATION SERIES

In this ‘Patent Application Series,’ I’ll be discussing the difference between a provisional and a nonprovisional (utility) patent application.  I’ll explain what they are, what to know before filing either, and why they are both important tools for the protection of an invention. WHAT A PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION IS: A provisional patent application, as the
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Utility Patent Application Vs. Design Patent Application: The Patent Application Series

In this ‘Patent Application Series,’ I’ll be discussing the utility patent application and design patent application.  I’ll explain what they are, what to know before filing either, and why they are important tools for the protection of an invention. WHAT A UTILITY PATENT APPLICATION IS: A utility patent application, as the name implies, is a
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UTILITY PATENT APPLICATION VS. PATENT COOPERATION TREATY (PCT) APPLICATION: THE PATENT APPLICATION SERIES

In this ‘Patent Application Series,’ I’ll be discussing both the utility patent application and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) application.  I’ll explain what they are, what to know before filing either, and why they are important tools for the protection of an invention. WHAT A UTILITY PATENT APPLICATION IS: A utility patent application, as the
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CONTACT US

Addresses:
Phone numbers:
(843) 580-9057 – (Charleston)
(865) 224-8555 – (Knoxville)
(864) 516-7529 – (Greenville)
(866) 747-2595 – (facsimilie)
Email:

Information@Thrive-ip.com





Appointments are strongly recommended since we are often traveling to serve clients’ needs.
NOTICE: Do NOT send confidential information to Thrive IP® unless and until an attorney/client relationship is established by mutual signature on Thrive IP®’s engagement agreement. Confidential information submitted in the absence of an attorney/client relationship will NOT be opened, viewed, preserved, or returned, and will be deleted or destroyed.

 

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