Underwood & Associates is a patent intellectual property firm in Crystal Lake, Illinois, conveniently located between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We have one singular focus: to provide outstanding patent services and patent counsel balanced with efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Our clients range from individual inventors to publicly-held companies with global presence. We obtain patents for our clients in a wide range of technologies, including mechanical and medical devices, software, cutting-edge scientific developments in physics, chemistry, and other fields.

Patent Firm Profile

Our Focus: High Quality, Affordable Patent Protection

Underwood & Associates deals exclusively in patents. From patent searches to domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution, our practice is focused on one thing: maximizing your patent intellectual property rights.

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Simple to Complex Inventions

From Simple to Complex Inventions

We enjoy representing clients’ interests in a wide range of diverse backgrounds. We have particular expertise, however, in the fields of: mechanics and mechanical engineering, medical devices, lasers, optics, spectroscopy, physics, nanotechnology, software, chemistry, aviation, and inventions for first-responders, e.g., firefighters, police, EMS, and rescue personnel.

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Underwood & Associates Services

Domestic and International Patent Services

We provide a range of patent-related services for our clients, such as drafting and prosecuting patent applications, performing prior art (patentability) searches, and providing general patent counsel. We keep costs down by providing clients only services and personnel that they need to accomplish their objectives in an a la carte-style business model.

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