Since 1990, our highly skilled team of attorneys has protected the intellectual property of clients around the globe. Trusted by Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, universities, researchers, government agencies, and individual inventors and entrepreneurs, Hartman Global has earned a reputation for expertly navigating clients through the complex process of protecting their inventions, works, and branding. Our expertise includes patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, joint development, consultant agreements, and litigation support.

In addition to having a law degree, every attorney at Hartman Global holds a Bachelor of Science in either materials science or mechanical engineering. Every attorney at Hartman Global has also worked in industry as an engineer, providing us with valuable insight and a unique appreciation of our clients. Our experience and expertise spans a wide spectrum of engineering technologies and industries:

Materials Sciences & Processes
• Ceramic, metallic, & polymeric coatings
• Metal alloy compositions and processes
• Ceramic compositions and processes
• Ceramic and metal matrix composites
• Micromachining materials and processes
• Welding, brazing, and soldering
• Integrated circuit materials and processes
• Thick-film and thin-film processes
• Powder metallurgy materials and processes
• Biotechnologies
• Nanotechnologies

Mechanical Engineering
• Gas turbine engines and components
• Power turbines and components
• Automotive systems and components
• Surgical/medical instruments and implants
• Micro-machined devices
• Orbital and space-flight systems
• Integrated circuit packages
• Heat exchanger systems
• Coating equipment
• Manufacturing equipment

Computer Technologies
• Data storage
• Displays
• Software

Hartman Global has extensive experience in patent prosecution at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and with foreign offices. We provide opinions regarding patentability, patent validity, patent infringement, and inventorship. In addition, our attorneys file and prosecute trademark applications around the world. We also negotiate copyright and Internet domain name disputes.

Hartman Global is registered or affiliated with the following organizations:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Indiana State Bar Association — Intellectual Property Law Section

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association

Porter County Bar Association

Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce

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