We do your work in the US

With offices in Rapid City, South Dakota and Minneapolis, Minnesota, you can speak to our staff during regular business hours. Since your work stays in the US, you won't deal with export control issues.

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We are Accurate, Efficient and Cost-effective

We have developed advanced automation systems that allow us to to deliver services faster and more accurately than our competitors. Our efficiency allows us to be cost-competitive with Indian outsourcing and more affordable than in-house paralegals.

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We Are IP Experts

You will benefit from our exclusive focus on Intellectual Property. Our managers and trainers have an average of 20 years of IP experience and several are registered patent attorneys.

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Ann McCrackin, President

Former Director of the Patent Prosecution and Procedure Program at Franklin Pierce Law Center

US-based IP paralegal service that is faster, more accurate and more cost-effective than in house departments and off-shore providers.

Black Hills IP reaches 100 customers

We are happy to announce that Black Hills IP now provides services to over 100 of the country's top law firms, corporations and sole practitioners. We've grown tremendously in the past two years thanks to our aggressive focus on quality and efficiency. We are looking forward to bringing our services to even more over the coming years.

Most of all, we'd like to thank all of our customers for making all this possible.

Paralegal Support Services

You are supported throughout the entire prosecution process. We are located in the U.S. in the Central time zone and always just a phone call away. Our procedures are flexible to accommodate your needs.

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Annuity Management

You receive simple and reliable annuity services. We manage all aspects of the patent annuity process. We will generate patent renewal reports, provide advanced analytics and process your payment decisions.

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Patent and Trademark Docketing

You can sleep at night knowing that we are tracking your dates. We keep track of all the pre-filing, post-filing and post-grant dates and deadlines associated with your patents and trademarks. We will work in your system or set one up for you.

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Our sister company Black Hills Technology offers a full range of IP analytics solutions.

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