Patenting Software

Yes, you can patent a mobile app and software. I can help you no matter where you live. 

You need a patent attorney that knows software. Learn more about me and see samples of my work below.

Experience Matters

When it comes to software inventions such as mobile applications (or "apps") and other new software ideas, you need a software patent attorney that specializes in software patent cases because the landscape of patent laws, rules and case law regarding software patents is constantly evolving and changing.

The vast majority of my practice is devoted to patenting software, so I deal with the Patent Office and software cases every day. This keeps me constantly up to date with the latest developments on how to patent software.

I am a degreed software engineer and have over ten years of experience developing software for companies such as:

  • Harris Space Systems (under contract to NASA for the Space Shuttle Program)
  • Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Division
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • Alliant Techsystems (now owned by Northrop Grumman) 
  • And others

As a patent attorney, I have handled software and mobile application patent cases for companies such as:

  • Google
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Avaya
  • Roblox
  • Columbia University
  • Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
  • And many, many others - from start up companies to global giants

Don't trust the IP protection of your software technology to just anyone. You need a software patent attorney on your side that is an expert in both software and software patents.

Low, Fixed Fees

We are a flat-fee IP firm. So you get one price for your software patent application and do not get billed hourly or for calls, emails, or other miscellaneous expenses that many law firms charge for. Because I handle so many software patent cases, I can get your case handled efficiently and without unnecessary costs.

Our Central Florida location is low overhead and we pass the savings on to our clients. You get excellent service and expertise without paying for a big law firm building in an expensive city.


I can help you protect your software in the U.S. and other countries no matter where you are located. I am a national and international software patent attorney based in Florida. I have clients across the US and in several other countries.

I handle software patent cases in the US and around the world in numerous other countries and regions such as the EU and Asia. 

A Broad Range of Software Patenting Experience

I have personally drafted and handled software patent applications in the following areas:

  • Mobile applications (or apps)
  • Machine learning software
  • Artificial intelligence software
  • Social media
  • Communications
  • Drone/UAV control
  • Robotics
  • Network security
  • Texting/chat apps
  • Video calling/messaging
  • Cellular communications
  • Aircraft control and navigation
  • Vehicle navigation
  • Search engines
  • Securities trading
  • Medical diagnostics
  • Health and fitness apps
  • Game apps
  • Online games
  • Virtual reality (VR)
  • Augmented reality (AR)
  • Marketing software

Whatever area your software or mobile app idea is in, I can help.

Software Patent Examples

Here are just a few examples of issued software patents that I have written. The links take you to the pages on Google Patents where the patents can be found. You can download a pdf copy there and get an idea of how I approach software patent applications. These example software patents are just a few of the hundreds that I have handled over the past 17 years.

March 23, 2021 Patent No. 10,953,332  "Online gaming platform voice communication system" Owned by Roblox Corp.

July 30, 2020 Patent No. 10,929,982 "Face pose correction based on depth information" Owned by Google LLC

August 20, 2019 Patent No. 10,389,730 "Visitor access management" Owned by Avaya Inc.

July 16, 2019 Patent No. 10,353,893 "Data partitioning and ordering" Owned by Deephaven Data Labs LLC

May 7, 2019 Patent No. 10,281,912 "Autonomous inspection system" Owned by Kevin Hollister

November 6, 2018 Patent No. 10,119,833 "Projected synthetic vision" Owned by Lockheed Martin Corp

If you like what you see in these examples, set up a free consult with me and we can talk about protecting your software idea.

You Need Full Protection for Your Software From Day One

Most often, we start the patent process before the software is even developed. This means that I can help protect your software invention from day one - the concept or idea stage. 

You need protection in place before you begin to talk with developers or others to help bring your software idea to reality. I can help ensure that you are protected along the the journey from idea to finished product. This is something that is critically important and you won't see it mentioned on other places in the Internet.

More than patents

Also, patenting is one aspect of intellectual property (or IP) protection for software, but there are three other areas of IP related to software that you may not have considered and can also be vitally important: copyright, trademark, and trade secret. You need a software patent attorney that can give you a comprehensive plan for protecting your software that includes all facets of IP so that you have total protection of your idea. Knowing when and how to use each type of IP protection can make all the difference when you are seeking to monetize your software or have a successful and profitable exit from a start-up.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

If you have a mobile app idea or software idea, you need to protect it so you can profit from it. Use the button below to set up a free initial consultation. I handle all software consultations and cases myself, so you will be working directly with me. You can email or call anytime, we have receptionists standing by 24/7.

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Our office number is: 863-232-7626

I look forward to working with you to protect your software or mobile app idea.

Steve Aycock, Software Patent Attorney

Let's talk about protecting your ideas...schedule your consult today.