Preparing Provisional Patent Applications for Inventors
and Businesses in Garland, Texas since 2002

Specializing in Software, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Electrical and Mechanical Inventions

For Startup & Early-Stage Businesses and Inventors We Turn Your Ideas and Knowledge Into Assets

Operate: Can you sell your creations without being sued?
Patent and Trademark Searches Show the Way
Monopoly Profits: Can You Own Your Best Ideas?
Registered Intellectual Property Assets Support Revenue
Fast: Do You Want to Save Months Mistakes of Trying to Do It Yourself?
Protect Your Ideas, Brands & Trade Secrets Professionally

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Inventions & Patents

If you want to protect your invention, a patent is the best way to do it because without a patent you will be knocked-off. A patent is a government-granted right to exclude others from making, using…

Funding & Licensing

Intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights are assets that you can use to generate revenue and get funding. A license agreement is the contract that gets you…

Brands & Trademarks

A brand can be a word or logo or design that identifies goods and services, while a trademark is the legal right to exclude others from using confusingly similar marks. A trademark can be a state registration, a federally…

Do You Need To Incorporate?

When should you incorporate?
How and where do you incorporate?
Heck, should you incorporate at all?
Incorporating creates an entity you can use to do business through, and has advantages…

From Our Clients


“Steve has impeccable skills and a love of innovation and entrepreneurship.”

Brad Taylor

Inventions and Business

“Really, really good at patents! Beyond patents, Steve understands the business world.”

Lisa Lloyd

Trademark Defense

“Steve coordinated a successful defense when a major competitor tried to kill us in the cradle with their Trademark.”

Charles Gillis

Understands Inventors

“When I met Steve, I didn’t even know where to begin. Steve is able to make impossibly complex business issues understandable.”

Logan Smith Riise

Garland Texas

Congratulations! There’s never been a better time to be an inventor or entrepreneur!

Inventors and Entrepreneurs, Garland, Texas, along with its neighboring Fairview, beckons you with a harmonious blend of growth opportunities and unrivaled quality of life. Here’s why Garland should be your next business destination.

Location Advantages: Economic Growth

Garland is more than just a city. In 2019, its Parks and Recreation department earned prestigious accolades from the Commission for the Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Services. This, combined with the Watters Creek Convention Center and the upcoming Monarch City mixed-use development, makes Garland a holistic destination for businesses and professionals.

Locating your business in Garland puts you right in the heart of one of the nation’s wealthiest and busiest business areas: the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. With DFW recognized as a rapidly expanding economic hub, Garland capitalizes on this growth, housing several Fortune 500 companies as of 2019.

Renowned global corporations, especially in data and telecommunications, have chosen Garland. Brands like Experian, Kone, and Frontier Communications are testaments. But Garland isn’t just for the big players. SMEs, including Cytracom and Mayan Technologies, find ample opportunities here.

Garland’s Economic Development Corporation showcases the city’s commitment to nurturing businesses, ensuring seamless expansion and relocation. Additionally, the Garland Chamber of Commerce amplifies local businesses’ voices, propelling them onto the national stage.
Speaking of DFW . . . unless you’ve been stranded on a remote island, you’ve probably aware that DFW (Dallas Fort-Worth) is one of the fastest growing areas of the United States both in terms of population, as well as economically. Indeed, its suburbs, including Frisco and McKinney, are consistently ranked in the three fastest-growing cities in the USA and have been for nearly a decade.

DFW’s University Community

The Collin College Technical Campus is set to revolutionize technical education, with its state-of-the-art facility slated for launch in 2020. Not far off, the University of Texas Dallas, with the Naveen Jindal School of Management and its tech incubator, is an innovation crucible, sculpting the leaders of tomorrow.

Nearby world-class Universities:
• University of Texas, Dallas, Certificate of Management
• University of North Texas
• Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Area Inventor and Entrepreneur Resources:

A thriving business environment deserves a wholesome living experience. Garland delivers on this promise with its award-winning parks and a rich cultural tapestry, with institutions like the Garland Philharmonic Orchestra and the Garland Civic Ballet.

From the Methodist Garland Surgery Center to the revered Dallas area health giants like the Baylor University Medical Center, Garland ensures the well-being of its residents is paramount.

Navigating the intricate world of patents in Garland? Steven Thrasher, the linchpin of Thrasher Patent Law, is your trusted guide. Since 2002, he has been a beacon for businesses in Garland and the broader DFW area. Beyond just patent applications, ThrashLaw is your solution to the most complex intellectual property challenges.

In conclusion, Garland, Texas, isn’t just a city. It’s a promise of growth, innovation, and unparalleled living. Ready to patent your groundbreaking idea in Garland?

Finding a Patent Lawyer and Trademark Lawyer in Garland Texas

You’re probably here seeking a patent attorney or trademark attorney … well, I’m Steven Thrasher and I’ve been a practicing patent attorney and trademark attorney in DFW since 2002. And, in that time, I’ve helped hundreds of inventors and entrepreneurs (who I call “Game Changers”) transform their ideas into assets that generate startup funding, gain influence and attention, and earn revenue while escaping the competitive pressures of commodity businesses. Some of our clients have been on television shows like Ellen, Steve Harvey, CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, Shark Tank, and dozens of other programs. We would love to add you to our tribe of happy clients.
In additional to patent applications (including provisional patent applications) and trademark applications, I solve problems related to copyrights and copyright law, web-domain registrations, and intellectual property portfolio development. Also, I coach startups about their basic startup needs as well, including incorporations (including LLCs), and where to go to get reputable and reliable website development, design work, branding, copywriting, financing, and insurance.
In service to the community, my firm Thrasher Associates has been active in the North Texas Technology Business Counsel, Tech Wildcatters, and regularly networks with the North Texas Angle Network and Baylor Angel Network (among other angel investor organizations).
I’m honored that you are considering doing business with my practice. Please take advantage of our free resources, and if you have an idea worth protecting, it’s worth your time to pick up the phone and give me a call.

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