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Focused on the Needs of
Small & Mid-sized Companies

While many patent firms focus on the needs of  large companies, and others cater to individual inventors, few patent firms really “get” small and mid-sized businesses.

Stone Creek understands small and mid-sized businesses.

Whether you need patent protection for a single product or an entire product line, Stone Creek will focus on the needs of your specific company. 

  • Flat rate pricing; never the pressure of a ticking clock.

  • We put in the time necessary at the beginning of the process to understand the core inventive concepts.

  • We dig deep to understand your products and what is important to you.

  • We are proactive and accessible. We work as if a member of your team.

  • We will give you a true and honest opinion. We care deeply  about your success.

Happy Clients

Slide Alan has the patent expertise you would expect from a high-end IP firm, with a personal touch and attention to customer service that makes working with him a pleasure. Anthony Young - Entrepreneur Alameda, CA Slide Alan Flum operates on the side line of your company like a secret weapon. PHAT Energy considers him a member of our team ... we count on him to deliver us the greatest possible chances to turn our R&D dollars into assets via patent protection. Philippe Hartley, former CEO PhatEnergy Slide I cannot say enough about the degree of professionalism you exude and your tireless determination to deliver the most comprehensive patent protection possible for your clients ... I can say with absolute conviction... the level of service and value offered by Stone Creek is second to none! Robert Dolce, CEO HuksefluxUSA Slide Alan Flum is a master of patents. His approach is respectful, rational and thoughtful. Alan provides solid feedback and guidance, allowing the entrepreneur to make well-informed decisions and proceed with confidence. Brett Hamilton, Founder SIMPLE.BE Slide I could only compare Alan’s ability to a great architect who constructs mega-structures that are both breathtaking to the eye and obey all the laws of engineering and structure. He is the most amazing person I have ever worked with and I’m not sure I will ever meet someone who will top his abilities. I recommend him with the highest regards. Jim Mazur former Director of Product Management, Stanton Slide Alan has done work for me at the Stanton Group for many years. He developed and managed our patent program ... I have found him and his work to be of the highest integrity and his fees to be fair and reasonable. Timothy Dorwart former CEO Stanton, Cerwin-Vega, & KRK Slide Alan has been helping me for patent filing and other consultant services since 2010... I am very impressive in his deep and detail knowledge in the field ... I strongly recommend using his service, excellent work and a fraction of the cost of patent attorney. Tony Liu, President Sunmodo Slide Alan’s work with my staff has been exceptional. He is diligent and timely with projects ... Alan’s respect for the time and finances of my own entrepreneurial company have been second to none. Gregory Header, CEO, Solar Innovations Slide Organized, Direct, and Timely are three words that we have found to be a part of Alan’s core business. His unique dedication to becoming a part of the Solar team has led to far more work than we’d originally anticipated with counsel on the other side of the country. Melissa Reinhart, former Marketing Manager, Solar Innovations Slide Alan is a detailed oriented patent expert ... along with being an exceptionally kind individual... Alan is great to work with and him guidance on patents was invaluable. Gus Jursch former General Manager, Gibson Pro Audio

Patent Searches

  • All patent searches are performed by Alan Flum, Proprietor of Stone Creek, or with the help of a trusted colleague.

  • Your patent search includes an in-depth analysis and plain English legal option.

  • Typically 15+ hours of research and analysis using public and subscription based tools of U.S and international sources.

Patent Writing & Prosecution

  • All patents are written, filed, and prosecuted by Alan Flum, Proprietor of Stone Creek, and a patent agent with six years of proven success writing and prosecuting patent applications.

  • Patent drawings are done in-house by an experienced patent drawing draftsperson.

  • The majority of patents issued were allowed after one or less Office Actions.

Patent Strategy & Training

  • Identify key innovations early in the product development process.

  • Train your innovators to understand patents and identify core innovative concepts.

  • Provide monetary incentives, and have specific goals and metrics to measure the program’s success.

Stone Creek Knowledge Center

Information that Can Help Your Bottom Line

Stone Creek’s Knowledge Center is designed with the busy executive, manager, and decision maker in mind. Here you will find essential information about various patent topics that will help you formulate a strategy to protect your product innovations.

Questions? Contact Us

You can fill out the contact form, email, or call to set up your free initial consultation with Alan Flum.

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Serving Clients Nationwide
Call (503) 719-8905 in the
Greater Portland Oregon Area