Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC is a mid-sized cost-effective Patent/IP law firm that is staffed ONLY with senior-level highly experienced Patent Attorneys who each consistently and efficiently produce top-quality technically accurate work in a responsive manner and at substantial cost savings. Unlike most other firms we have NO Junior Associates or entry levels in our firm. Prior to Chapin IP Law, we each worked for many years in patent and IP practice groups at some of the largest most well-known patent/IP law firms in the country (e.g. Fish & Richardson, Finnegan Henderson, Wolf Greeenfield and others). And prior to our careers in Patent Law, we all worked for many years as Engineers or Scienctits in areas such as software or electrical engineering, semiconductor design and fabriaction, mechanical engineering, and the like and we each hold one or more technical degrees in areas such as computer science, electrical engineering, physics, and/or mechanical engineering or other technology fields.

Our combined experience in engineering/technology, business, law and patent practice and our policy to only hire highly skilled Patent Attorneys allows us to completely avoid a partner/junior push-down/review/revise work cycle thatis common in most other firms and that reduces quality, creates longer pending and proseuction time, and significnatly increases costs. We recently utilized sophisticated third-party issued patent data analysis software that statistially analyzes, compares and ranks years of electronically accessible issued patent file history data from different law firms and patent owners/assignees. From our issued patents going back as far as 1999 when we were founded, Chapin IP Law patents consistently rank at or near the top in comparison to many other IP law firms across our client base in a wide variety of patent office technololgy centers for important key quality, performacne and cost metrics. Consistenyl, our allowance rate is typically at or near 100%, we have shorter overall times to issue, we have a lower average number of office actions/RCEs required to gain allowance, we maintain above average claim quality (as statistically measured by claim changes required from time of filing to allowance), and we provide a high overall cost-effectiveness resulting in substantial cost savings to a clients patent/IP budget. On average, we are 20-30% lower in costs than most other firms while our quality and performance/timeliness ars top-notch.

n summary, hiring Chapin IP Law is like hiring only the well-trained partners at a large prestigious national patent law firm, but at substantial costs savings. We are knowledgeable, experienced, reliable, efficient and very cost effective. Our combined experience in engineering, science, business and law allows us to provide very high quality IP work with a strong focus on attention to detail, technical understanding and responsiveness at costs that are significantly less than most other law firms. We have no overhead charges or hidden fees and our work is quoted up front with not-to-exceed pricing. This experience / quality / cost valu proposition is the basis for our business model and has resulted in our success and helps that of our clients.

Barry Chapin founded the firm in 1999 after working for two of the largest patent law firms in New England. The success of Chapin IP Law was recognized when Barry Chapin was selected as a recipient of the prestigious "40 Under Forty" award by the Worcester Business Journal. The award recognizes a select group of leaders in the Massachusetts business community who are outstanding in their fields.

Chapin IP Law represents clients ranging from numerous Fortune 500 high-technology corporations to mid-sized and small companies, venture capital and investment firms, major universities, hospitals and non-profits, venture and angel funded startup companies, as even independent inventors in all areas of technology and Intellectual Property law. We have excellent references available from existing clients large or small.

If you are currently using another patent or IP law firm or are considering an IP law firm for the first time, we encourage you to contact us for a no-charge consultation to discuss how we can help your organization control patent or other IP legal costs while still obtaining top quality work in a responsive and technically proficient manner. If you are new to the firm, please email us at to discuss your organization's Patent or other Intellectual Property requirements.


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Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC
352 Turnpike Road
Southborough, Massachusetts 01772

Phone: 508-616-9660
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