I am Sherman D. Pernia, Ph.D., J.D., Patent Agent. You
have now entered the cyber-space equivalent of a real-space Law
Presently, the Virtual Patent Agent
Office does not charge for an initial electronic consultation. To
introduce this innovative practice of law on the Internet, your
initial electronic consultation is FREE.
Upon receipt of an appropriate
confidential question, I will provide you with an answer, or advise
you that I cannot answer the question. However, you must advise me of
the method by which you wish to receive your answer: E-mail,
telephone, or surface mail. Otherwise, it is presumed that E-mail is
an approved means of communicating with you.
Although no Attorney-Client relationship will be
established, an expectation of confidentiality may exist limited in
scope to the initial question you ask.
After aVisitor becomes a Client, he/she may be provided
(1) an assigned individual Client Key password; and
(2) a secured Electronic Client File Partition in my Virtual Office,
accessible only by password.
You may want to read the
Procedure Statement describing how the Virtual Patent Agent
Office works. The Virtual Office's operation is designed to save time
and money, and to facilitate a Client' s involvement in the patenting
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