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Patent Services by Patent Experts

Filing patents globally can be tedious and expensive. PLS experts simplify this process and maximize efficiency, freeing up your time and resources. Get a quote today.

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Our Headquarters

PLS is headquartered in Bell Works - once home to Bell Labs which amassed over 30,000 patents including achievements ranging from the first long distance television transmission in 1927 to the evidence of the big bang in 1965. Today the campus is known as a “Metroburb”, a self-contained metropolis in a livable and accessible location, and now home to innovative and dynamic companies, like PLS.

Our Process

1) Consultation

Setting expectations from the onset is essential. PLS works closely with each client to understand their project goals and budgetary constraints, ensuring the execution of a cost-effective and tailored service package.

2) Estimation

Upon determining project goals, we provide a customized services proposal and formulate a preferred pricing schedule.

3) Launch

We assign a dedicated account management team to each client for a streamlined approach and adherence to and familiarity with client protocols. Clear procedures and project details are imperative for successful project execution and completion.

4) Support

We pride ourselves on our unparalleled commitment to customer service and reliable support staff. Our open dialogue and feedback are why our clients not only choose but stay with PLS.

  Our Process  

1) Consultation

Setting expectations from the onset is essential. PLS works closely with each client to understand their project goals and budgetary constraints, ensuring the execution of a cost-effective and tailored service package.

2) Estimation

Upon determining project goals, we provide a customized services proposal and formulate a preferred pricing schedule.

3) Launch

We assign a dedicated account management team to each client for a streamlined approach and adherence to and familiarity with client protocols. Clear procedures and project details are imperative for successful project execution and completion.

4) Support

We pride ourselves on our unparalleled commitment to customer service and reliable support staff. Our open dialogue and feedback are why our clients not only choose but stay with PLS.

By the Numbers

10,000+

Patents Filed

50,000+

Documents Translated

975

Happy Clients

Managing Team

Dave Cone, President

Dave, Co-founder and President of PLS, brings over 15 years of experience in the IP industry. He established the national phase filings and EP validation services for the company and manages the relationships with PLS foreign associates worldwide. He is known for his creative and innovative thinking that helps customers implements new business strategies. Dave graduated from the school of business at Loyola University Chicago.

Fun Fact: I am a die hard Eagles, Sixers, Flyers and Phillies fan.

David Druckman, CEO

As Co-founder of PLS and CEO, David brings over a decade of patent and translation industry expertise. His experience with IP process management has championed client-focused patent solutions for many Fortune 500 Companies and AM 100 law firms. David has also implemented rigorous internal quality assurance procedures at PLS. David holds a BA from Columbia University.

Fun Fact: I make the world's greatest mac & cheese ("daddy mac") according to my daughter Vivienne.

Steven Reiss, VP of International Sales

Steven, VP of International Sales, brings more than 12 years of experience as an expert in the global patent filing process and legal translations. He has built meaningful working relationships with clients worldwide. His specialty is carrying out global national stage filings and managing the entire EP validation process across technology sectors. Additionally, he works closely with the PLS sales team to develop guides for global sales strategies. He holds a BA from Bernard Baruch college.

Fun Fact: I use my four kids as an excuse to buy and build LEGO sets.

Roxanne Le, VP of Operations

Our VP of Operations, Roxanne, brings over 12 years of experience overseeing the full production of multilingual projects from start to finish. Roxanne monitors and analyzes operations, providing strategies for maintaining and improving processes. Roxanne liaises with the sales, finance, and our managerial departments, presenting insight on best practices, and ensuring that our patent QA performance operates optimally. Roxanne is fluent in Spanish and holds a BE from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Fun Fact: I love to travel and have visited more than 40 countries.

Samuel Hernandez, VP of US Sales

With over 14 years of experience in the translations industry, Sam has managed foreign language projects for some of the largest organizations in the world. His exposure to the IP legal space inspired him to file his own patents, trademark and copyrights worldwide. He has served as an expert witness in translation quality procedures before the Supreme Court and has spearheaded projects for WIPO becoming one of the first external language vendors to the UN agency. Sam holds a BS from Fordham University.

Fun Fact: I love hats and design them as well. I actually patented a functional zipper design for caps and other headwear.

Chris Luciano, CFO

As CFO of PLS, Chris brings more than a decade of finance experience to his role. Chris works directly with our co-founders in assisting the VP of Operations on all strategic and tactical matters including: budget management, cost-benefit analysis, and forecasting. Chris holds a BS and an MBA from Rutgers University.

Fun Fact: Dinner is my favorite only meal of the day.

Liron Kopinsky, CTO

Liron brings years of experience as a full stack and mobile developer. He has served in the CTO position for two previous corporations and brings his expertise in JavaScript, Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, C++, Java, Python, iOS, Android, React, React Native, and node to his role at PLS. He holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado.

Fun Fact: I love to play the piano and guitar.

Dave Cone, President

David Druckman, CEO

Steven Reiss, VP of International Sales

Roxanne Le, VP of Operations

Samuel Hernandez, VP of US Sales

Chris Luciano, CFO

Liron Kopinsky, CTO

Dave Cone, President

Dave, Co-founder and President of PLS, brings over 15 years of experience in the IP industry. He established the national phase filings and EP validation services for the company and manages the relationships with PLS foreign associates worldwide. He is known for his creative and innovative thinking that helps customers implements new business strategies. Dave graduated from the school of business at Loyola University Chicago.

Fun Fact: I am a die hard Eagles, Sixers, Flyers and Phillies fan.

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