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Attorney Olsen has drafted, revised, filed, and/or prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in a variety of technological arts.

The following U.S. utility and design patents are representative of Mr. Olsen’s work product at his current and prior firms.  Please note the Law Office of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC cannot guarantee any particular application drafted or prosecuted by attorney Olsen will result in a patent grant.



Utility Patent Examples

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,918,891: Container for a Funerary Box pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,652,476: System and Method for Producing and Retrieving Video with Story-Based Content pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,646,013: System and Method for File Management pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,632,699: User-Configurable Calculator pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,615,636: Method for Manufacturing a Canopy Apparatus pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,606,219: System and Method for Locating a Target in a GPS-Denied Environment [1] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,527,267: Delivery System for Irrigation and Fertilization System and Method for Manufacturing Same pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,415,652: Axle Lift System pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,403,337: Method for Manufacturing a Thermoplastic Bag pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,309,996: Delivery System for Irrigation and Fertilization System and Method for Manufacturing Same pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,200,427: Dredging Head Apparatus pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,935,831: Wire Buckle Strap Fastener pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,843,605: Method and System for Filtering and Suppression of Telemetry Data [4] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,428,991: System and Method for Scheduling [1] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,308,625: Apparatus Configured to Manufacture a Roll of Interleaved Bags pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,292,627: Apparatus and Method for Developing Emotional Literacy pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,180,814: System and Method for File Management pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,127,474: Dredging Apparatus pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,979,521: Method and System for Relocating and Using Enterprise Management Tools in a Service Provider Model [4] pdf
  • A.U. Patent No. 2009201226: System and Method for Collecting Data in a Banana Patch [2] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,913,407: Inclinometer pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,904,536: Method and System for Remote Management of Customer Servers [4] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,890,995: System & Method for Remote Management of Communications Networks [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,888,898: Container with Automated Lid Feature pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,861,466: Mounting Apparatus for Lighting and Lighting Accessories pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,805,517: System and Method for Load Balancing a Communications Network [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,787,469: System and Method for Provisioning a Quality of Service within a Switch Fabric [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,698,946: System and Method for Ultrasonic Detection and Imaging pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,613,766: Apparatus and Method for Linguistic Scoring [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,486,984: System and Method for Monochromatic X-ray Beam Therapy [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,450,568: System and Method for Managing a VoIP Network [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,330,467: System and Method for Centralized, Intelligent Proxy Driver for a Switch Fabric [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,277,581: Method for Video Format Detection [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,160,024: Apparatus and Method for Creating a Vortex Flow [3] pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,053,901: System and Method for Accelerating a Special Purpose Processor [3] pdf

Design Patent Examples

  • U.S. Patent No. D744,322: Double-Sided Hook pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D700,042: Double-Sided Hook pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D700,041: Double-Sided Hook pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D685,147: Combined Platform and Litter Box pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D669,320: Napkin Holder pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D669,293: Beer Tap pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D663,163: Shot Glass pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D660,363: Eyeglasses Tag pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D624,722: Trash Receptacle pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D618,425: Urn pdf
  • U.S. Patent No. D617,969: Container pdf


[1] Mr. Olsen amended the associated patent application during prosecution and successfully appealed the claims at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  He did not prepare or file the original application.

[2] Mr. Olsen prepared the corresponding patent application and engaged foreign patent counsel to file and prosecute the application in Australia.  The patent was granted on 2/16/2012.

[3] Mr. Olsen prepared and filed this patent application at a prior law firm.  Other attorneys prosecuted the application at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).

[4] Mr. Olsen prepared and filed three continuation-in-part (CIP) applications by adding new subject matter to a pre-existing disclosure.  Other attorneys prosecuted the CIPs, each application resulting in a patent grant.