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The Law Firm of P. Jeffrey Martin, LLC is a professional law practice which focuses primarily on comprehensive Intellectual Property solutions for all types of industries, businesses, and small-entity inventors. The Firm recognizes that Intellectual Property is at the hub of commerce, affecting business strategies from the laboratory to the end-market consumer.

In addition, the Firm's Intellectual Property practice is broad-ranging, from all aspects of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Law, to advice on licensing, assignments, enforcement, foreign patent protection, and other intellectual property-related legal matters.

Based in N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, The Law Firm of P. Jeffrey Martin, LLC has a nationwide client base. Attorney P. Jeff Martin has represented research, technology and development clients in the organization and operation of their companies, as well as in the protection and commercial applications of their technologies.

From identification of patentable subject matter, through application and prosecution, to enforcement and comprehensive business support for a broad spectrum of small and large entity clients, Attorney P. Jeff Martin has represented a much diversified collection of innovations and products. By education and experience, Attorney Martin is equipped to handle technologies in virtually every industry including consumer products, mechanical, chemical, and pharmaceutical as well as in emerging areas such as biotechnology, drug delivery systems, medical devices and electronics.

P. Jeff Martin, Esq.
Registered Patent Attorney

Legal Experience:

  • Organized, developed, operate and manage an IP law practice
  • Preparation, filing and prosecution of U.S. patent applications
    • Pharmaceutical, namely biomedical sealants, biocompatible therapeutic agent delivery systems, inert and bioactive peptide & protein compositions, compositions for etiological prevention/treatment diseases associated with glucose metabolism destabilization, semisolid and semisolid/multiparticulate compositions
    • Chemical, namely antibacterial compositions, cosmetic compositions, food emulsion compositions
    • Mechanical, namely consumer products
    • Medical Devices
    • Software, namely healthcare, communication systems, commercial membership systems, activity management systems
  • Preparation and filing of Appeals before the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
  • Preparation and filing of International Patent Applications via Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Preparation, filing and prosecution of State and Federal Trademark Applications
  • Preparation, filing and prosecution of Copyright Registration Applications
  • Providing strategic patent and patent related legal guidance to R&D and corporate executives which is aligned with corporate strategy and vision
  • Review, preparation and draft of Technology Transfer Agreements including License Agreements and Assignment Agreements
  • Conducting Patent and Trademark Searches
  • Drafting Patentability and Trademarkability Opinions
  • Preparation and draft of Joint Venture Agreements, Confidential Disclosure Agreements, Subcontractor Agreements, Manufacturing Agreements, Consultant Agreements, Referral Agreements, Non-Compete, Non-Circumvent, and Service Agreements
  • Infringement monitoring of patents
  • Drafting Cease-and-Desist letters
  • Drafting of Arbitration Award
  • Validation and scope of 3rd party patents to provide "Freedom to Operate" opinions
  • Corporate disclosure policy review in order to provide client innovation disclosure Advisement
  • Monitoring and counseling of clients necessitating daily client and USPTO examiner communication

Other Relevant Experience:

  • President and Managing Partner, Innovative Product Development, LLC, a consumer product development, commercialization and transfer company
  • Formulating, recommending, and implementing customized innovation development and commercialization strategies to acquire product "market acceptance"
  • Preparation and draft of Contracts, Manufacturing Agreements, and Service Agreements necessary for supporting invention commercialization process
  • License Fee and Royalty negotiation

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina, 2005
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2001


Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1999
University of North Carolina, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1993
B.A. Chemistry

Honors and Awards:

Who's Who: American Law Students, '97 & '98
Book Award
Dean's List

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Bar
Ohio State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

P. Jeff Martin

N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Bus. 843.280.2400
Fax. 843.280.2443