Jeffrey S. Marlink joined the Law Office of Michelle Vlach-Ing as an associate in... more
Jeffrey S. Marlink joined the Law Office of Michelle Vlach-Ing as an associate in 2013. Since graduating from Willamette University College of Law, he has joined the Oregon State Bar and has been registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Jeffrey attended Portland State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He gained experie... view profile
People who invent unique products and processes need patent prosecution attorneys to apply for government protection of their inventions. Patent application lawyers are uniquely qualified to file your patents with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, as they know what to file to show the unique quality of your invention and can clarify precisely why it differs from other similar patented inventions. The process is complex and a patent prosecution attorney usually has a related technical background. For example, a patent application attorney working on new cancer drugs may have a microbiology degree, or one working on new operating systems may have a computer science degree.