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Posted by Andrew, a Patent Application client, Flag
I reside on the North Eastern Coast of the United States. I was working on an invention for a period of time and had some concerns about timing issues for filing the application. Upon Googling the issue, Attorney Yang's response came up at the top of the list. I liked the way he addressed the issue, it was clear to me that he had a comfortable knowledge of the subject matter, and so I contacted him to discuss the situation further. Attorney Yang informed me that being on the East Coast was not an issue, and that he would be able to handle my application. Having now spoken to him and feeling quite confident in his abilities, I decided to go forward.
We had a few in-depth discussions with respect to my invention and frankly I was amazed at how quickly (James) was able to understand this rather unusual invention. I am a mechanical engineer and this is my fifth patent application. Without question, Attorney Yang was right on top of his game. He gave me insight into his own thoughts on my application so that both content and claims would be soundly developed.
I'm aware that many patents out there are of little value in that they are not well constructed, but it was clear to me that my goal of obtaining a QUALITY patent was almost a certainty because of the level of detail and the genuine concern that Attorney Yang brought to the table.
Because of time constraints, Attorney Yang suggested that I file a Provisional Patent Application, not at all expensive and I found this to be good advice based on my situation. His office moved promptly and courteously and we had this in place very quickly. Over the coming weeks the Non-Provisional Patent Application was assembled along with Respective Drawings. I was soon asked to review the entire document carefully to be sure that everything properly reflected the goals of the subject invention. I spent about a full week carefully reviewing the document and then got back to Attorney Yang's office with my suggested edits. Most were accepted, some were questioned with sound reasons offered as to 'why' certain points were captured in a specific way. I yielded on some, others were discussed further, but within a couple of days our direction was locked up.
Timing requirements were properly and professionally managed and I have a very high-quality application on file with the USPTO. The cost was consistent with my expectations, but the quality exceeded my expectations, and so I feel that the value was excellent.
Posted by DarenKee, a Patent Application client, Flag
I found James online and compared him to at least 10 other attorneys I was researching at the time. His initial consultation did cost money which deferred me at first, but after doing my research and having free consultations with other attorneys I decided to take the risk of paying for the consultation and we scheduled to meet.
The consultation was very professional and believe it or not, he actually saved me money compared to other attorneys and offers a great resume to back up what he is capable of doing - these two things were big to me.
I have used him for multiple items and will go back again when needed - highly recommended.
Do the research yourself and see!
Posted by Brenda, a Patent Application client, Flag
James Yang was a great choice for handling my legal matters. After speaking with four attorneys, James stood out. He is very knowledgeable, and is excellent at communicating complex legal information in a way that is clear and easy to understand. He is easy to reach on the phone and responds quickly to email for questions or concerns. He is very current, and uses the internet effectively to provide programs and tools like webinars that facilitate the exchange of information. I felt very confident and secure with his performance and will absolutely continue to work with him in the future.
Posted by Dave, a Patent Application client, Flag
Seems to be one of the most knowledgeable patent attorneys I have spoken with, and I've dealt with 4 in my lifetime. I learned a handful of very important things that I think every person who is filing a patent needs to know. I am very pleased so far.
Posted by Arthur, a Intellectual Property client, Flag
I started working with James in 2009. He wrote a utility patent for an innovation to a consumer product. James was very diligent and professional. The patent examiner of course rejected claims as they always do. I was on the conference call when James spoke with the examiner to address the examiner's concerns. James did an excellent job of communicating our position and view of the prior art. He ultimately was able to overcome the examiners objections. I was very impressed and think it could not have gone better. Anybody who has gone through the patent process knows how much information can go behind one small sentence. James identified what to focus on and communicated it well.
I should note that this particular patent at one point had three IP attorneys involved because of one of the partner's previous relationships. James was the clear winner based on skill and trust.
Trust is paramount between an IP attorney and the client. Trust, in my opinion, trumps all else. I will use James and his firm for future patents and IP related advice.
Posted by Mike, a Patent Application client, Flag
James is very professional and he makes legalese sounds like basic English. He is helping me patent a product and he is very thorough and helpful. I trust him and I believe in his work.
Posted by Scott, a Patent Application client, Flag
I initially came to James because he returned my call about his services very quickly and offered an introductory meeting for a fair initial rate and we were able to discuss (at length) all the basic components of getting a patent started and the process involved. Our initial meeting was organized and put together well. James is an excellent communicator and has been prompt in responding to any of my inquiries. He did an great job initiating research and putting together a thorough application with excellent drawings and was open to all questions and suggestions I had regarding possible corrections or modifications. I have been very excited to see this process through. Working with James was an excellent decision and I would recommend him to anyone regarding his law services.
Posted by Albert, a Patent Application client, Flag
I hired Mr. Yang to file a patent application. After several consults, he was at the top of my list. He is very professional, honest and knowledgeable. He has kept me informed and gotten the job done in a timely manner. He is also very responsive to my questions and concerns regarding the application process. I would highly recommend using James Yang if you need a Patent Attorney.
Posted by David, a Patent Application client, Flag
I had an initial consultation with James to review the design of my product before expending any money to file a patent application. James gave me an objective view of the protection options and various potential/ hypothetical scenarios. He made it extremely simple and easy to understand the process and the various options for filing a utility patent (provisional vs. non-provisional).
James provided me with great information to complete my business plan for the product and I fully intend to use James when I proceed with the patent application filing.
Posted by Robert, a Patent Application client, Flag
Mr. Yang appeared to be very knowledgeable in the field of my interests. He was specific and articulate and did not overwhelm me with legalese. I brought several inventions to him and he showed me which ones had merit and which ones would be fruitless to pursue. He suggested the courses I must take to obtain patents for my ideas and showed interest in guiding me along that path. I am currently 'tweeking' one of the more original ideas, and when it gets to a presentable stage, I'll feel safe taking it to Mr. Yang for further evaluation. R. Kokol
Posted by Dianne, a Patent Application client, Flag
James is incredible. I am so fortunate that he was referred to me. My experience with his professional services have been top notch. His work is outstanding and the communications between us were and still are open and productive. James is genuine. I trust his ability and know that any time I work with him he has my best interest in mind. Because of this, I would never even dream of working with any other patent attorney. I live in California and have referred him to associates in Florida. He is two thumbs up! Thank you James. You truly are the very best!
Posted by Jay, a Patent Application client, Flag
He is a true proffessional and he is very knowleadgable at what he does which puts me at ease. He is easy to talk to and easy to work with. Most important, he is very accessable and he returns phone calls. I would use him again and I will and I will definitely refer him when I get the chance!!
Posted by John, a Patent Application client, Flag
My company used Jame's services to complete the process of securing a final patent for our software technology and process. James was very responsive, kept us up to date on changes and developments, and provided us with the final patent in a timely manner. James also kept the pricing of the patent filing consistent with what he had committed to up front. Jame's integrity in completing the patent and keeping the pricing consistent with what we were quoted was greatly appreciated.