Paul E. Schaafsma NovusIP, LLC
Paul E. Schaafsma NovusIP, LLC

Financial Patents

Financial Services Patent Lawyer

Whether the client is a commodities exchange in Chicago, an investment bank in New York, a stock exchange in London, a bank in Amsterdam, an insurance company in Bermuda, a brokerage firm in Connecticut, an independent software provider in California, or a financial entrepreneur, patent protection is available for the client's innovation, whether a financial product or a financial service. In fact, you may be at a competitive disadvantage if your competitors are filing patents and you are not.

You want to protect your financial product. Financial services patent attorney Paul E. Schaafsma has 20 years of experience and is among the few intellectual property attorneys possessing training and degrees in both electrical engineering and business, allowing for a thorough understanding of the business implications of sophisticated financial patents. He is a published author with an in-depth understanding of the growing area of financial patents that has created a whole new operating environment for major financial and business districts. Contact NovusIP, LLC, for quality, cost-effective intellectual property services.

Wall Street financial services lawyer Paul E. Schaafsma concentrates his practice on:

  • procurement of technology rights

  • commercialization of technology rights

  • enforcement of technology rights

He has spent his career on the cutting edge of patentable intellectual property:

  • software in the 1980s

  • internet in the 1990s

  • finance - now

While innovation has forever been a part of the financial sector, the Patent Office has only recently issued patents in this area, and people have begun to understand that patents are part of the financial innovation process.

When clients file for patents, Chicago patent attorney Paul E. Schaafsma educates them in the emerging area of financial product patents, and monitors and advises clients as to how pending, relevant lawsuits affect what they're hoping to accomplish with the patent.

Contact financial patent attorney Paul E. Schaafsma at the Chicago intellectual property consulting firm NovusIP, LLC.


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Paul E. Schaafsma
NovusIP, LLC

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