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About Us

Quick Patents was founded by Kevin Prince, an inventor and a Registered Patent Agent, to help the independent inventor and small business person protect their inventions.  We draw from a number of patent practitioners around the country that have varied experiences. Some are former examiners, some are engineers with a long history of helping inventors obtain mechanical or electrical patents.  Some of us specialize in computer or software-related innovations.  Whatever your field, we likely will have someone in our network who specializes in writing and prosecuting applications to help you.  Click on the practitioners below to get a feel for who we are and how we work.  If you would like to start a patent application, and have a preferred practitioner in mind, let us know and we'll check their schedule and let you know when that practitioner can start work on your project.




Available Practitioners

Kevin Prince, Founder & President

Registered Patent Agent

Kevin is an engineer (UC Berkeley, 1988), author of The Art of the Patent, inventor, and co-founder of Inventor's Forum in 1990, a non-profit inventors assistance group in Orange County, CA. The holder of three patents himself (CD Snaps, Data Glove and Sleeve Saver), Kevin has had multiple successes in business, most notable selling his portable computer accessories business to a public company in 2000. He is also the past president of Grid Art, which manufactured a unique line of art supplies that can "turn anyone into an artist." GridArt products have been featured on QVC, and have been sold in at Michael's, Hobby Lobby, and various catalogs.

Got Invention radio Hear Kevin answer many common questions about patents during his interview with Brian Fried of "Got Invention" radio in 2010, and his followup interview about design patents in 2013.

Theo G. Kafantaris

Patent Attorney, Former Patent Examiner

Theo G. Kafantaris is registered with the United States Patent & Trademark Office as a Patent Attorney and practices exclusively in patent prosecution. By specializing in patents, Mr. Kafantaris is able to offer his clients a high level of focus and dedication to obtaining patent protection. Before becoming a Patent Attorney, Mr. Kafantaris worked as a patent examiner with the USPTO, where he gained valuable experience in patent law.

Mr. Kafantaris has undergraduate training in Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, which allows him to discuss and understand complicated patent issues with engineers and scientists in many different disciplines. He takes a dedicated and aggressive approach to gaining protection for his client's inventions.

Phil Derakshani

Registered Patent Agent, Former PTO Examiner

Phil Derakshani is from Easton, MD. Graduating in 1988 from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering. Phil is a registered Patent Agent specializing in mechanical inventions. He has been in the patent field since 1990 when he started working for the US Patent Office. The last 12 years of his career at the PTO he worked as a Primary Patent Examiner, prosecuting thousands of patent applications during that time, including numerous PCT's (foreign patent applications). Since leaving the Patent Office, Phil has been assisting inventors in obtaining patents. As a former examiner, Phil is not only very familiar with the patent application process but has a strong sense of what patent examiners are looking for to allow applications.  

John Davis

Patent Attorney

John is an USPTO-registered, Texas-licensed patent attorney specializing in computer-related and mechanical inventions. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science and a minor in Political Science (Southwestern University, 2007), and a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (2011). He is trained in litigation, procurement, licensing, and enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other types of intellectual property, and is also a member of the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP), currently serving on the Technology Task Force charged with modernizing NAPP’s online member services system. John also has experience in various areas of civil litigation, in particular oil and gas and real estate transactions and wills, trusts, and probate matters. He lives and works in Dallas, Texas.