Hess Patent Law Firm

Intellectual Property Lawyer, Trademark Lawyer and Copyright Lawyer in Raleigh, Durham and Cary and Surrounding Areas

Ensure Your Ideas Are Legally Protected

Hess Patent Law Firm should be your “go to” patent law firm in the southeast;  we are dedicated to helping innovators obtain the patents, trademarks and copyrights that they need. Innovation is indeed exciting, but new ideas should be protected to help safeguard the innovator. Without an experienced patent attorney to guide you through the protection process, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Robert J. Hess, has decades of experience in the field as a patent lawyer, and he has obtained patents in his own name — he was one of the top 25 finalists in the 2007 Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge regarding his innovation in machine-readable code deployment on medication.

Hess Patent Law Firm – Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights is a nationwide practice, situated in Cary, North Carolina. After starting in the Northeast within the states of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, Robert J. Hess relocated his firm to the Southeast corridor. His patent attorney license is federal and thus entitles him to represent clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office nationwide. He is currently licensed to practice law in the states of North Carolina, New York, Connecticut and the District of Columbia.
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Hess Patent Law Firm has represented entrepreneurs, small businesses, universities, medical groups and fortune 500 companies. Some of his clients have appeared in the media, such as on home shopping network and the show Shark Tank. Some have their own invention companies or seek to commercialize inventions of others. Others have businesses in Europe or Asia. In addition to representing inventors from the United States, he has represented inventors from many different countries, including those from Canada, England, France, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, Russian Federation, Singapore and China. Through a network of foreign patent agents in countries within each of six continents, he has helped United States inventors in their quest for protection outside the United States.
If you have an innovative concept, design or brand, you need an attorney with the knowledge and skills necessary to help you protect it. Don’t wait until it’s too late. For years we have been helping clients protect their innovations in furtherance of their quest to bring their innovations to the marketplace. Put your ideas in the hands of a patent attorney who has been there before. Put your mind at ease, and reach out to us today for knowledgeable intellectual property advice.


Robert J. Hess understands how important it is to have a good attorney-client relationship. As such, you can expect a one-on-one interaction and a personalized experience. He takes the confidentiality of your information and ideas very seriously.


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Hess Patent Law Firm handles a broad range of intellectual property services for its clients. If you were to arrange the rights covered by intellectual property laws in the following manner, it gets to the heart of what intellectual property laws are about: protecting your good ideas from copycats who look to profit from them.  As the named inventor, the  founder of Hess Patent Law Firm was granted U.S. Patent No. 5,425,642 that covered the concept of presenting selected words germane to a topic one above the other in a particular order to align certain letters that spell out COPYCATS.