Patent Innovations LLC, founded in 2005, is a well-established patent law practice providing patent preparation, prosecution, and reexamination services for technology companies, entrepreneurs, and inventors in the Mechanical, Optical, Chemical/Materials, and Biomedical arts. The founder of PILLC, John M. Hammond, is a licensed patent agent in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, and an inventor on 30 issued patents and numerous pending applications. He has written, filed, and prosecuted over 100 issued patents since admission to the patent bar in 2003. Patent Innovations continually develops innovative ways of using new software tools and methods to accelerate and improve the patent application process, and to provide quality patent services for clients.

"As a patent agent, as well as an inventor and engineer, I enjoy the challenge of working with other inventors, engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs, and the companies they build.  With the experience I’ve had in these roles, I’ve seen the patenting process from many perspectives.  This background makes me much more effective in communicating with my clients and providing innovative patent services to them."

John M Hammond PE, President
Patent Innovations LLC

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Lumetrics, Inc. "Turns the Odometer" with Their First "10 Million Series" Patent

On June 19th, the USPTO issued U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000, and  Lumetrics, Inc. has joined the "10 Million Club," having received U.S. Patent No. 10,006,754 for "Associated Interferometers Using Multi-Fiber Optic Display Lines."  This patent adds to an already substantial portfolio of thin film metrology patents, with added capability for measurement of a range of object properties.  Congratulations to Lumetrics!

Entertainment Experience LLC Awarded Patent No. 9,997,135 for "Method of Producing a Color Image and Imaging Device Employing Same"

Entertainment Experience LLC of Reno NV has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,997,135 for "Method of Producing a Color Image and Imaging Device Employing Same."  The newly issued patent adds to EE's portfolio of five previous patents and provides further protection of their EEColorTM technology, presented at  Congratulations to Entertainment Experience!


Michael Marcus Ph.D. Off to a Good Start on Second 100 Patents

The issuance of U.S. Patent No. 10,006,754 to Lumetrics, Inc. makes 105 issued patents for inventor Mike Marcus.  Patents 101-104 were also issued to Lumetrics,  with Mike as a named inventor.  Mike broke the century mark in October 2015 with U.S. Patent No. 9,163,875 for "Acoustic Drying System With Sound Outlet Channel."  He is one of the most prolific inventors in the U.S. in the fields of optics and inkjet printing.  Congratulations to Mike!


Electrical Improvement Products LLC Awarded Patent No. 9,859,696 for "Position Adjustable Receptacle and Fasteners Therefor."

Electrical Improvement Products LLC of Corning NY has recently been awarded their first patent, U.S. 9,859,696, for their position adjustable electrical receptacle and fastener.  EIP's new fastener eliminates the need for fixture/wallboard overlap which has been the standard method since the first receptacle was patented 100 years ago. The unique fastener can easily be used with all wall-embedded electrical fixture in both retrofit and new construction.  Congratulations to EIP and inventors Robert Jack and Gary Dimas!9859696 sm


Lumetrics, Inc. Bolsters Optical Metrology Patent Portfolio

Congratulations to Lumetrics, Inc. for receiving U.S. Patent No. 9,958,355 for Apparatus and Method for Evaluation of Optical Elements.  This patent provides further protection of Lumetrics' products for non-contact measurement of optical elements such as contact lenses.  Check out for more information!