To see the more than 1100 US patents we have gotten for clients since our firm began in July 1998, click here: GSN patents since 1998

Types of patents

We obtain utility, design, and plant patents for our clients.

We help clients get patents related to the following industries (and many others):
oil field (upstream and downstream, onshore and offshore, exploration, production, downhole), medical, pharmaceutical, electrical, electronic, industrial, heavy equipment, aerospace, defense, rocket science, medical device, Mardi Gras, environmental, marine, bulk storage, prosthetics, orthopedics, composites, shrimp peeling, food, hearing aid, laboratory testing, industrial polymer monitoring, carbon black, hunting, fishing, construction, welding, rupture disc, remediation, ophthalmology, marine vessel, hyperbaric, specialty chemical manufacturing, computer software, hovercraft, jewelry, and shoe.

We help clients get patents of the following types:
mechanical, chemical, electrical, computer software, biotech, design, and plant.

Geographic distribution of our clients

Of the 670 US Patents we obtained for our clients from 1 July 1998 through 31 October 2010 (the last period we reviewed for such data):
about 70% are for inventors in Louisiana;
about 25% are for inventors in the New Orleans area;
about 16% are for inventors in New Orleans;
about 25% are for US inventors not in Louisiana; and
about 5% are for inventors overseas.

In 1994 Seth Nehrbass helped his client obtain the first US plant patent on a banana plant.