Goodbye 2020

Scott ThorntonHolidays, Las Vegas

Las Vegas couldn’t wait to say goodbye to 2020.  Last year will be remembered as a year shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic.  It will be seen as a year rattled by social unrest.  It was a year scarred by apocalyptic wildfires.   It was also a year obscured by one of the most contentious Presidential elections in United States history.  … Read More

Crisis Response

Scott ThorntonUncategorized

We at The Thornton Firm are as concerned as the next citizen when it comes to dealing with the ongoing health crisis affecting our nation. We are doing our best to stay informed as events develop. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidelines for “community mitigation strategies” to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused … Read More

Top 10 Reasons To File A Provisional Patent Application

Scott ThorntonInventor Help, Patent Law, Patent Office

As a patent attorney, I enjoy talking to inventors.  I love helping inventors and entrepreneurs secure intellectual property rights in their respective works.   A good part of my business involves building new relationships with people interested in the patent process.  Trying to explain the entire patent process over the phone, or in an initial consultation, can be pretty difficult though. … Read More

Happy Holidays

Scott ThorntonUncategorized

We at The Thornton Firm wish you and yours a wonderful holiday. It has been an incredibly busy year here with many new clients and success stories. We couldn’t have made it this far without a wonderful client base. We look forward to continuing to grow our practice in 2019 as we continue to provide quality services for the greater … Read More

Holiday Greetings

Scott ThorntonUncategorized

As 2017 comes to a close, The Thornton Firm wishes you a joyous holiday.  It has been a privilege to serve the greater Las Vegas area through good times and bad.   We now look forward to new challenges and new opportunities in 2018. Stay safe, and keep dreaming big.  

The True Lights of Las Vegas

Scott ThorntonGallery, Las Vegas, Miscellaneous

One week later and Las Vegas is still grieving.  We are slowly healing, but this last week hasn’t been easy for anyone.  Our deepest sympathies are still with those affected by this unconscionable tragedy. We are forever grateful for the continued outpouring of support from all corners of the world.  Furthermore, we salute those whose first instinct was to help.  … Read More

Continuing Education

Scott ThorntonAnnouncements, Old Patents

The Thornton Firm will be closed from Thursday, July 27 through Monday, July 31 for purposes of continuing education.  Scott will be attending the National Association of Patent Practitioners’ annual meeting in San Jose, CA at the Silicon Valley satellite office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Our goal is to gain new insights and greater knowledge of … Read More

Have a Blast on Independence Day!

Scott ThorntonHolidays, Image, Las Vegas, Old Patents

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

Remembering Those Who Served

Scott ThorntonHolidays, Old Patents

Memorial Day is more than just a three-day party kicking off the start of summer.  It’s about taking some time to remember and reflect on the lives of those who have served, fought and even laid down their lives to defend our United States of America.  It is about honoring those who fought for a cause bigger than themselves. Our … Read More

Holiday Greetings

Scott ThorntonHolidays, Image, Las Vegas, Old Patents

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!