“The Congress shall have the power… To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.”

Article 1 Section 8, U.S. Constitution

Gerald R. Black, Esq

The firm was established in 1998 providing a full range of intellectual property services: Patents, Trade Marks, Designs, and Copyrights to clients all over the world. The firm also specializes in intellectual property management and consulting, drafting provisional and patent applications, developing and managing U.S. and global patent portfolios, patent portfolio evaluation, engineering infringement investigation, reverse engineering, litigation services and support, legal opinions, licensing, and training seminars of intellectual property topics.

We perform Patent and Trademark searches; draft and prosecute Applications for Patents and Trademarks; manage U.S. and international intellectual Property portfolios; provide comprehensive training seminars; advise management in all intellectual property related matters; prepare detailed infringement opinions; due diligence evaluations; licensing and negotiating; and participate in Intellectual Property litigation.

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Practice Areas

* Patents

* Licensing

* Trademarks

* Copyrights

* Trade Secrets

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Technologies Include:

* Smart Phones

* Point-of-Sale Transactions

* Gaming Technology

* Automotive Technology

* Business Methods

* Ballistics

* Cameras & Photography

* Information Technology

Intellectual Property Firm

Turn to the reliable and trustworthy team at Gerald R. Black Attorney and Counselor of Southfield, Michigan, for your legal needs in the areas of product patenting and trademarking of intellectual properties. Working with you each step of the way, we will protect your Intellectual Property Rights in the United States and worldwide. We represent clients in Michigan, throughout the United States and the World.

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Technology Transfer

Telecommunications Technology

Mobile Communication Device; US Patent No. 9,213,861 Issued 12-15-15

WE ARE SEEKING to license this patent portfolio –- and explore other ways to commercialize the technology. Patent rights have been preserved in key markets. Also, broad patent coverage has also issued in Canada.


(248) 404-0331

Michigan Bar Association and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office