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Maxham Firm Patent Attorneys Building in San DeigoWe are a San Diego based intellectual property law firm specializing primarily in patent and trademark law. We are located in Carmel Valley less than 10 miles from UCSD and within 10 minutes of Torrey Pines Beach. Our experienced patent and trademark lawyers regularly represent a variety of local, national, and foreign companies, as well as a wide variety of local small and medium-sized high technology companies. The firm has special expertise in filing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications in foreign countries, as well as foreign origin applications which it files in the U.S. Since its founding The Maxham Firm has seen more than 2,000 patents issued and over 600 trademarks registered. Let us add your name or business to that list!

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.

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, the Carlsbad and El Centro Chambers of Commerce, The World Trade Center of San Diego, and was an early sponsor of the CONNECT Program which was associated for many years with UCSD. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated- AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.

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 present your invention, idea, or anything that you feel falls under your 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 begin your IP journey today! 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.