Welcome to Surviving Alice

Surviving Alice™ IP Consulting

  Welcome to Surviving Alice™ IP consulting. We specialize in helping patent attorneys and agents get business method patents for their clients. Our services include:  

  • Review of business method patent applications to determine if they have enough technology,
  • Guidance on drafting patent applications so that they will be classified in a technology art unit, and
  • Research services on specific examiner allowance rates, effective arguments to overcome a 101 rejection, and successful arguments for appeals.

About Mark Nowotarski, Reg. No. 47828

Mark Nowotarski is a registered US patent agent specializing in business method strategies. He is the author of the “Surviving Alice” series on Bilski blog, a regular contributor to IP Watchdog and a former editor of the Insurance IP Bulletin. Mark has a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Sciences and Engineering Physics from Princeton University.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/marknowotarski/.

Testimonial

As a patent agent dealing primarily in the mechanical arts, I was hesitant to assist a repeat client with a software-related invention. Mark dealt with both myself and the client, providing concrete strategies to best position the application to avoid a 101 rejection. After filing, the application was classified in an art unit with very few post-Alice 101 rejections. Thanks, Mark!  

  

Mary Ludwig, US Patent Agent,  Kintner IP, LLC  

Subscribe

Sign up for our quarterly newsletter on business method trends.

Contact Us

Contact us for an initial consultation.

Surviving Alice™ IP consulting

Markets, Patents & Alliances LLC, 30 Old Kings Highway South, Darien, Connecticut 06820, United States

203-975-7678