The Thornton Firm celebrates 241 years of American independence. Just as we salute those who fought to bring forth a new nation, we celebrate the spirit of innovation which keeps this great nation moving forward. From the lights of Las Vegas to all points beyond, America is still a home for big ideas and big dreams. But perhaps we should … Read More
As the year winds down and our attention turns to family and all things warm, The Thornton Firm would like to wish everyone a joyous and safe holiday. May the spirit of the season bring you comfort and happiness, and may your new year bring good health and prosperity. Cheers!
Independence Day 2016
The Thornton Firm celebrates 240 years of American independence. We wish you and your family a happy, productive and safe holiday weekend. Yes, this weekend will revolve around family, fun and fireworks. However, it is also a good time to reflect on the freedoms we enjoy today because of the courage of a number of individuals who began a grand experiment in popular sovereignty; and … Read More
Getting Dialed In
The Thornton Firm has been up and running for over a week. Launching a business is no easy feat, and keeping things moving forward will most likely involve plenty of challenges in the coming months. The good news is that the groundwork is pretty much in place. We’re still working out a few glitches here and there, but things are slowly … Read More
A Tribute To The Past
Part of this firm’s motto is “honoring tradition and the spirit of innovation.” Personally, I couldn’t think of a better way to honor tradition than to decorate this website with illustrations from long expired U.S. patents. Some drawings you may recognize. Others are more obscure. Nevertheless, each illustration reflects back to a time when patent drawings were painstakingly hand drafted. Many contemporaries consider … Read More