35 Fortune 1000 companies are headquartered in Virginia. Here’s what they have in common:
Thanks to the commonwealth’s commitment to emerging technologies (e.g. VA leads the country’s data center market), Virginia has the second-highest concentration of high tech workers in the U.S. Even Virginia’s location makes it a strategic East Coast hub for manufacturing and supply chain management, while being central in the Mid-Atlantic’s life sciences cluster provides internationally recognized R&D facilities unparalleled access to key federal agencies.
Impressive, and this only scratches the surface. However, these companies have more than Virginia in common. It should come as no surprise that nearly all these companies rely on patents to protect their technology and innovation.
Want to demystify the patent process with 5 easy tips? Check out our article written by Brian Fisher featured online at Virginia Business.
Brian D. Fisher, Jr. specializes in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Through his career, Mr. Fisher has assisted several Fortune 500 companies in the electrical, software and mechanical arts. Prior to becoming part of the team at Xsensus, Mr. Fisher worked with multinational companies, specializing in Utility Patent Procurement & Prosecution at another intellectual property law firm.