Transportation & Logistics

Competition in the transportation industry is intense and often even minor improvements to existing products can provide a company with a strong competitive advantage in the market. An abundance of innovative features continue to emerge in the fields of:

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive

Nixon Vanderhye has decades of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the aerospace and aeronautics arts, specifically in US Class 244/CPC B64. Armed with degrees in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, we have prosecuted thousands of patent applications before USPTO Art Units 3641, 3644, and 3646. This extensive experience and our enhanced understanding of aerospace and aeronautics technology affords our attorneys a unique insight into handling such applications before the USPTO as well as managing clients’ worldwide patent portfolios.  Our experience spans practically every aerospace technology with intimate understanding of wing and winglet components, landing gears, propulsion systems, satellite systems, navigation systems, avionics, and aircraft seating arrangements.

In the automotive industry, Nixon Vanderhye has extensive experience in patent prosecution, counseling, opinion work, patent litigation, and trademarks in technologies related to automobile and hybrid vehicle components such as computer control systems, spark plugs, alternators, starters, ignitions, batteries, and electrical switches.