Donald R. Boys founded Central Coast Patent Agency in 1992 to create cost-effective, valuable patent portfolios for funded start-ups and independent inventors. He is registered to practice Intellectual Property law before the United States Patent and Trademark Office Reg. No. 35,074, and has guided over 1,000 patents to issue for clients in the United States and many foreign countries, as well. Don supervises the preparation of all patent applications, as well as claim drafting. He also supervises all formal responses to actions from the USPTO and examination authorities in foreign cases. Formal responses to date total more than 3,600. Utilizing his extensive experience, Don brings both critical and creative thinking into the process of writing a specification, providing more value and protection specific to each client. Don has a background in Engineering, and was an understudy to Patent Attorney Joseph Hobart Smith.