Dierker and Kavanaugh
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What We Do

Beautiful images such as the one shown here were made possible by the invention of the stroboscope.* This invention opened a new world, making possible precise images that had previously been impossible. Our firm can open a new world of possibilities for you by capturing your invention in precisely written patents.

*U.S. Patent No. 2,478,903 “Stroboscope,” by inventor Harold E. Edgerton


Julia Dierker and Juliet Kavanaugh


  • Selective adsorption materials and methods
  • Coatings
  • Hydrocarbon storage
  • Fuel cell systems
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Molecular electronics
  • Inks (e.g., inkjet, liquid electrophotographic (LEP), etc.)
  • Inkjet media
  • Toners
  • 3D Printing
  • Thin film transistors
  • Electrophoretic display devices
  • Nanotechnology
  • BluRay® materials
  • Shape memory materials

Life Sciences/Biotechnology

  • Nitric oxide generation for biomedical applications
  • Flow cells and sensors for genetic applications
  • Microfluidic devices with thin-film electronic devices
  • Tissue engineering materials
  • Inkjet-based inhalers and medicament dispensers
  • Safety features for the inhalers/medicament dispensers
  • Microneedles
  • Devices for pharmaceutical delivery
  • Dose forms
  • Assaying devices

Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

  • Pressure vessels
  • Ion propulsion
  • Transmissions
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Metal forming and cutting
  • Solar power conversion panels
  • Electrical power network control
  • Axles and drivelines
  • Heat to electrical power conversion
  • Heat exchangers
  • Climate control systems

Information Technology

  • Track and trace
  • Security printing and authentication
  • Encryption methods
  • Document workflows
  • Anti-counterfeiting methods and systems
  • Communications and telematics systems



  • Preparation & Procurement of Domestic & Foreign patent Applications, as well as Applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
  • Services Relating to Searching and Analysis of Domestic and Foreign Patents (novelty searching, clearance searching, freedom to operate searching, state of the art searching)


  • Directing and Coordinating European Patent Office and Other National Patent Office Matters
  • Providing Strategies for Developing and Maintaining IP Portfolios Worldwide


  • Preparation & Procurement of Domestic & Foreign Applications
  • Filing of Renewals and Other Required Affidavits of Use
  • Trademark Availability Searching


  • Preparation and Procurement of Registrations