Our Lawyer (and Patent Attorney)

Nancy Baum Delain, Esq.

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Nancy Baum Delain, Esq.

Contact Information

Phone: 518-371-4599

Email: nbdelain@ipattorneyfirm.com

Mail: 430 Franklin St., 2nd Flr., Schenectady, NY 12305

Nancy is a solo lawyer who concentrates her practice in intellectual property, business law and bankruptcy matters. She owns and runs Delain Law Office, PLLC as a virtual law practice with a physical presence in Schenectady New York. She is admitted as an attorney in New York and as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Practice Areas

Intellectual Property, including

  • Patent
    • Patent searching
    • Patentability assessment
    • Patent application development and drafting
    • Patent application prosecution before the US Patent & Trademark Office
    • Patent application prosecution internationally under the Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Trademark/Trade Dress
    • Trademark searching
    • Trademark assessment
    • Trademark application development and drafting
    • Trademark application prosecution before the US Patent & Trademark Office
    • Trademark application prosecution internationally under the Madrid Protocol
  • Copyright
  • Trade Secret
  • Licensing and Commercialization/Monetization of Intellectual Property
  • Franchising (representing franchisors and franchisees)
  • Intellectual Property Audit

Business Law, including:

  • start-up and formation
  • contract negotiation and drafting
  • Board of Directors advisement
  • officer and manager advisement
  • closing and winding down
  • helping businesses (and families; this works on both the B2B and B2C levels) find and save money

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Vital Statistics

Other Information

Before studying law, Nancy was a technical documentation specialist (writer, editor, and manager) for over 20 years, working as an independent consultant or W-2 employee with such companies as 3M, CSC, Rational Software, General Electric Company, NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC), and KeyBank. She brings those skills to bear as she works with clients to document invention, protect business goodwill, and negotiate and develop contracts and deals.

Nancy is a Mensan.

Nancy has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Phoenix, teaching technical writing and first-year writing courses online. She was also an adjunct faculty member at The Sage Colleges for one semester, teaching business law to undergraduates in a classroom setting.

Nancy is a frequent volunteer. Her activities include:

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Honors and Awards

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Away From Work

When she’s not working or volunteering, Nancy enjoys swimming, walking, reading, writing, and playing with her many cats.

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