Maxham Firm Patent Attorneys Building in San Deigo

We are a San Diego based intellectual property law firm serving locally, nationally, and globally since 1984. The Maxham Firm is an independent law firm which gives you direct access to our experienced attorneys who specialize primarily in patent and trademark law. This direct and personalized access means that our attorneys work with you to deeply understand and help you develop your intellectual property into fully established and legally protected rights. Our experienced patent and trademark attorneys provide full-service IP development, prosecution, and protection. Since we are a local independent law firm we are able to fully focus on each individual client with a thorough dedication which has resulted in the issuance of over 1,700 patents and more than 1,000 registered trademarks. Our ability to focus on our clients has also given us the ability to develop several long term professional relationships, many spanning decades. Support staff members have long standing relationships with The Maxham Firm and have been with the firm ranging from 6 to 17 years. They, too, are fully committed to the firm and its clients, which allows for all employees to know each case on a personal basis. We are there when you need an experienced, hands-on law firm to help with any of your intellectual property needs. The Maxham Firm strives to be a valuable resource in navigating the legal waters to secure and protect your intellectual property rights, applying our attorneys’ in-depth knowledge of intellectual property law and its legal processes. We invite you to meet with us so we can assist you in establishing your intellectual property rights.

Intellectual Property Attorneys

The Maxham Firm provides legal services in all areas of intellectual property (IP); specializing primarily in patent, trademark, and copyright law, as well as licensing and other contract matters relating to IP. Its attorneys are members of the California bar and are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Our patent and trademark lawyers regularly represent major multi-national corporations as well as a wide variety of local medium-size high technology companies and individuals and start-ups.

Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubble® Peer Review Ratings

The firm was founded in 1984 and is an active member of a number of local, state, national and international bar associations, technical and IP specialty organizations, and was an early sponsor of the CONNECT Program which was associated for many years with UCSD. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review AV Rated.

Taking the Next Step

A preliminary consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys is currently at the discounted price of $250. The preliminary consultation will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your invention, idea, or anything that you feel falls under the concept of intellectual property rights. The discussion will include an in depth question and answer session that will give our attorney the ability to help you set up your IP strategy and guide you through what to expect. Contact us to set up your appointment and get those important IP questions answered. Click Here

We would be pleased to assist you in protecting your valuable intellectual property. Call 858-587-7659 or email to have an experienced lawyer to help with all of your intellectual property needs.

To see a list of the recent U.S. patents we have obtained for our clients Click Here.





  Our street address is 11682 El Camino Real, Suite 100 San Diego California, 92130 located between the 56 and Carmel Mountain Rd.

Contact Us

If you prefer, you may contact us by telephone at 858-587-7659. Our office hours are 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Monday thru Friday.