Patents for a Small Planet

Protecting Innovations in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, and Consumer Arts

Welcome to North Shore Patents

North Shore Patents, P.C. is a virtual IP law firm offering expertise on the protection of inventions in the software, electrical, mechanical, and consumer arts, by leveraging U.S. and foreign intellectual property processes to meet business goals. If you are looking for a law firm in a fancy building who passes their high overhead on to their clients, then we are not the firm for you. We instead spend our time and resources focusing on our clients. Working virtually with innovators throughout the US and abroad, we provide high-quality, common sense, and customized solutions for your IP needs. Effective IP protection does not come from volume; it comes from being smart about what to patent and when. Each client is unique, so we provide a customized IP road map that will support your particular business goals.

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Michele Liu Baillie Named as a Super Lawyer in 2019

Michele Liu Baillie Named as a Super Lawyer in 2019

Michele Liu Baillie, Founder of North Patents, is named as a Super Lawyer in New England Super Lawyers in 2019.  Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement....

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USPTO Releases Report on Women Inventors

USPTO Releases Report on Women Inventors

On February 11, 2019, the US Patent and Trademark Office released a report, "Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. patents".  The report evaluated trends and characteristics of US women inventors named on US patents granted from 1976 through...

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Michele Liu Baillie named President of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

Michele Liu Baillie named President of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) held its 2017 annual meeting and reception for newly admitted lawyers on March 23, 2017 at the Omni Parker House Hotel.  At this event the WBA transitioned to new leadership, welcomed new women attorneys to the Massachusetts legal community, and awarded its Distinguished Public Service Award, an award recognizing those who have made significant commitments to public service and who have contributed to the advancement of women in the legal profession.

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