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The Maxham Firm was founded in 1984. We provide legal services in the field of intellectual property, specializing primarily in patent and trademark law. We are located in San Diego less than 5 miles from UCSD and within walking distance of Qualcomm Ventures, south of the junction of the 805 Freeway and Mira Mesa Blvd at 9330 Scranton Rd. Suite #350, San Diego California. We regularly represent major multi-national corporations as well as a wide variety of local medium-size high technology companies such as Fluid Components, T-Mobile Deutchland, and Quantum Design.


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Outside US Trademark Filing Choices

Posted on May 6 by

If you are doing business beyond the borders of the USA, the copyright laws may be different; it is important to register any trademarks you use abroad to cover the countries in...


Post-Grant Review Proceedings

Posted on Sep 23 by

Post-Grant Review Proceedings The new United States patent law (AIA) includes several post grant procedures for affecting the patent. This paper will address post grant review...


America Invents Act

Posted on Sep 15 by

A. Major Change Resulting from the America Invents Act (AIA) The subject of “first inventor to file, replacing the current “first to invent” system, has gotten...


America Invents Act

Posted on Sep 15 by

The America Invents Act (AIA) One of the (potentially) most useful aspects of the AIA is already effective. It is Prioritized Examination (Track 1). For $4,000 ($2,000 for small...



Posted on Sep 15 by

TRADEMARKS A. THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD OF TRADEMARKS 1. The European Union In the European Union the Community Trademark (CTM) registration system covers all EU countries with a...