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.

Latest News

Michele Liu Baillie named President-Elect of WBA

Michele Liu Baillie named President-Elect of WBA

We are proud to announce that Michele Liu Baillie of North Shore Patents has been named President-Elect of the Women's Bar Association for 2016-2017.  "I'm proud and honored to be President-Elect of the WBA.  I look forward to working with my colleagues to advance...

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Proud Supporter of the Women’s Bar Association Gala

Proud Supporter of the Women’s Bar Association Gala

North Shore Patents is proud to be a supporter of the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) Gala for the 4th straight year.  The Gala is the WBA’s annual signature event, showcasing the WBA’s support of women attorneys and honoring the recipients of the Lelia...

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Supreme Court Rejects Expanded Inducement Doctrine

Supreme Court Rejects Expanded Inducement Doctrine

The Supreme Court, in its decision in Limelight Networks v. Akamai Tech, has held that one cannot be liable for inducing another party to infringe a patent without a determination that such other party actually committed direct infringement. In other words, in order...

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