Firm Profile

Hamilton IP Law, PC


Hamilton IP Law is a dedicated Intellectual Property Boutique firm with offices in Davenport and Iowa City, Iowa, and Lake Forest, Illinois. With patent, trademark, and copyright clients throughout North America, Hamilton IP Law’s attorneys are devoted to helping you achieve success through supporting your intellectual property needs. The attorneys at Hamilton IP Law have years of experience securing patents, trademarks, and copyrights for a broad range of clients in the mechanical, agricultural, materials, software, and products industries. Our strategic and creative approach to building, maintaining, and enforcing an intellectual property portfolio centering on commercial viability will help your company to Own The Market®.

Jay R. Hamilton, who has an MBA with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Finance, founded the firm in 2003 to assist inventors and innovators in responding to the constantly evolving market. Building a strong intellectual property portfolio is fundamental to keeping innovators and entrepreneurs ahead of the competition. The attorneys of Hamilton IP Law understand what it takes to advise on new product development, early-stage company growth, and increasing market share and visibility.

The team at Hamilton IP Law makes up a particularly unique matrix of skills and talents, cultivated through educational backgrounds and experience in chemical engineering, mechanical patents, finance and entrepreneurship, public affairs, business, mass communications, and art.

Having worked with startups to serving Fortune 500 companies, Hamilton IP team members are experienced entrepreneurs, giving them a unique and personal understanding of the idea-to-market process. With this breadth of knowledge and dedicated IP expertise, Hamilton IP Law can advise you in all phases of your business journey to ensure your IP can best serve you and your company in market success.

Hamilton IP Law is an active member of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, the Iowa State Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, Scott County Bar Association, the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Technology Association of Iowa. Hamilton IP Law’s attorneys also maintain individual memberships with the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the International Trademark Association.

Possessing such a diverse set of skills, talents, and backgrounds in a small firm environment, Hamilton IP Law has the expertise and flexibility to match your needs in the ever-changing landscape of intellectual property and the undulations in the marketplace. Together, Hamilton IP Law can work with you to guide you through the entrepreneurial pivots, startup and small business growth stages, and mature business innovations and help you
Own The Market®.

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