Intellectual Property Law and Corporate Law


Cost-effective legal services for clients


The Law Office of Craig A. Simmermon offers high-quality legal representation to companies and individuals in intellectual property matters. Craig Simmermon has a thorough understanding of U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and U.S. District Court patent law opinions and trends, and uses this knowledge to his clients' advantage when dealing with any patent, trademark, or intellectual property matter. Craig Simmermon’s practice can be broken down into the following groups.

Litigation Representation


Patents, trademarks, and copyrights become embroiled in legal battles when parties violate agreements, infringe upon the intellectual property of others, or face accusations of infringement. When clients need to protect their intellectual property or defend against claims of infringement, Craig Simmermon is a strong advocate for their rights and a diligent representative in court. Mr. Simmermon stays with clients throughout the entirety of the dispute, seeing cases through trial and the appellate court process if necessary. He handles patent infringement, trademark infringement, and copyright infringement cases in Federal District Courts and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as commercial or contracts cases in California State court.

Patent and Trademark Applications


Mr. Simmermon has patented musical instruments, mechanical devices, software processes, computer-driven devices, medical devices, and consumer products. Mr. Simmermon’s extensive business experience has given him a thorough understanding of how certain technical aspects of a product or patent translate into profitable commercial efforts. Mr. Simmermon drafts applications and responses to office actions in a succinct effective manner to protect his clients' interests and meet their needs. Mr. Simmermon also conducts prior art searches, drafts patent law and trademark law opinions, and helps secure international or foreign protection of intellectual property.

License Agreements and Other Contracts


Mr. Simmermon provides legal assistance to clients who wish to enter into license agreements for patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Mr. Simmermon also handles general contracts matters and contracts enforcement. He works with clients to tailor the particular agreement that is best for the situation, taking the time to first determine the true goals of the agreement. Mr. Simmermon diligently reviews paperwork to make sure terms and conditions are legally accurate and cover all necessary topics, and works efficiently and strategically with the other party to amend and execute the agreement. He also carefully reviews documents with clients and answers any questions in layman's terms to make sure they understand their rights under any circumstance.

General Counsel


Mr. Simmermon provides a range of other legal services to existing clients as arranged on an individual basis.

Contact Craig A. Simmermon at Craig@SimmermonLaw.com to arrange a one-hour initial consultation for $200. Attorney rates range from $200-300 per hour. The Sacramento Office is located at 980 9th St., 16th Fl., Sacramento, CA 95814, just two blocks away from the State Courthouse and the Federal Courthouse for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento. The Roseville Office is located at 3017 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 300, Roseville, CA 95661. Mr. Simmermon meets with clients on an appointment-only basis.

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