About Us

Gorman IP Law works with businesses that are built around intellectual property. All too often companies neglect IP strategy as a competitive tool. An overarching and inclusive IP strategy allows the company to maintain and enhance competitive advantage, better plan for growth and more effectively manage the costs of IP protection. Gorman IP Law works with your team to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy tailored to your business needs.

We draw upon three core competencies to deliver the best results possible for clients:

  • A team led by a scientist turned lawyer who speaks your language and has an extensive background in the fields of biotechnology (including plant biotechnology), biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, medicine, and biofuels and biofuel feedstocks.
  • Deep experience in translating scientific research into patent claims that best position your invention for patent protection.
  • Global patent strategy experience to help educate you on the opportunities and risks of pursuing protection both inside and outside of the U.S.

For first-time business owners: Gorman IP Law helps you incorporate intellectual property considerations into your overall strategic plan. Through a proprietary, fixed price IP planning assessment, Gorman IP Law will evaluate your existing and projected inventions in the context of the overall business to create an IP strategy that will help you better budget for IP-related costs, establish IP goals and timelines, and stay focused on getting your business up and running.

For experienced entrepreneurs: Gorman IP Law provides the deep scientific knowledge needed to ensure even the most technically complex products and inventions are protected, as well as the broad global perspective to help you consider the impact of particular markets, geographies or competitors on current and ongoing innovation.

For all clients: Gorman IP Law offers extensive experience in patent drafting, patent prosecution, legal opinions and trademark counseling, clearance searches and trademark prosecution. The firm is led by Dr. Susan Gorman, who draws upon her background as a biotechnology scientist and 15 years of experience as an international patent attorney to help clients achieve their dreams by ensuring their intellectual property interests are protected.