U.S. & Foreign Patents

Henry Query has obtained hundreds of U.S. and foreign patents for his clients. With a background in both engineering and business, his education and depth of practical experience allow him to grasp both the technical and commercial issues relevant to protecting his clients' inventions.

Comprehensive U.S. and Foreign Patent Services

Henry Query is an accomplished patent professional with over 25 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Henry emphasizes clear, straightforward language which seeks the broadest possible protection within the constraints of the prior art. Based on his experience with patent infringement matters, Henry has the know how to draft and prosecute patent applications which will yield patents that are not only effective in protecting his clients' inventions, but also effectual in resisting validity challenges.

Also, a significant portion of our practice involves pursuing foreign patent protection for our client's inventions. With our extensive network of trusted foreign associates, we can file patent applications for your inventions in virtually any country in the world which has a functioning patent system. We also have extensive experience with the International Patent System administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (that is, the PCT patent application process), and can pursue this option on your behalf if patent protection in multiple countries is desired.

Henry Query, P.C. also has several overseas clients who rely on us to file and prosecute their corresponding U.S. patent applications. Whether based on national or international patent applications, our firm has developed an efficient and cost-effective approach to filing and prosecuting these corresponding U.S. patent applications.

Patents in the Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical and Related Arts

Henry Query, P.C. has prepared and prosecuted patent applications for a variety of technologies, including:

  • Subsea oil and gas production equipment
  • Fluid separation systems
  • Valves and metering equipment
  • Jet engine turbine blades
  • Food processing machinery
  • Medical devices
  • Cell phone accessories
  • Pasteurizing equipment
  • High-tech cooling fans
  • Packaging equipment
  • Legume harvesters
  • Chemisorption refrigeration
  • Automatic guided vehicles
  • Automotive service equipment
  • Aircraft ground support equipment
  • Gas-to-liquids processes
  • Military munitions
  • Conveying equipment

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