Our firm's IP attorneys provide much more than just a wide set of legal skills and services, offer their clients key insight into advanced and emerging technologies—both used or developed by our clients and in the industries in which our clients operate and compete.

At Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, we believe that our success is directly tied to the success of our clients. That's why we endeavor to learn about your goals and business enterprises as well as we know our own.


  • Energy, Automotive, Electric Vehicles and Smart Grid Technologies
  • Electro-Optical Devices, Optical Networks and Optical Signal Processing
  • Business Methods, End-to-End Enterprise Architectures and Information Security
  • Healthcare Information Technology, Informatics, Health Information Exchanges and Electronic Health Records
  • Aerospace, Advanced Composite Materials, Fluid Dynamics, Mechanical Apparatus, Thermodynamics and Friction Control
  • Distributed Computing, Internet Technologies and Advanced Search Logic
  • Software, Modeling and Simulation and Mobile Applications
  • Software as a Service, Cloud Computing and Hosted Software Models
  • 3G, 4G, and 5G Wired and Wireless Networks, Wireless Mobile Devices and Long Term Evolution (LTE) Radio Access Networks
  • Medical Instruments and Devices, Nanomaterials, Integrated Circuit Design and Fabrication and Semi-conductors
  • Packaging, Recycling, Renewables and Sustainability Solutions
  • Automated Control Hardware and Processes


  • Patentability analysis of a client invention and determined that the invention represented a novel and non-obvious improvement over prior art
  • Working with the client to proactively harvest inventions and elicit novel concepts from staff engineers and scientists
  • Providing counsel to strengthen client’s IP portfolio and preparing patent applications to secure patent rights in the inventions
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting provisional, utility and continuation patent applications that enable the client to establish a competitive position within an emerging technology market