Horology Patent Consulting

Modern Renaissance Legal, PLLC offers an array of legal and consulting services to the watch industry. Whether you’re looking to protection your brand, your inventions, or just for freedom to practice your new innovations in horology, Modern Renaissance Legal can protect you, from barrel to balance wheel.

Ben Snitkoff is an amateur watchmaker who has assembled and combed through a database of thousands of current and historic watch patents. He can leverage this exclusive database to find old innovations that are now in the public domain, or ensure that your new idea is free from an existing patent.

Modern Renaissance Legal can also advise you on the oldest trick in the watchmaking – protecting your innovations in manufacturing and materials as a trade secret.

Ben can also assist with the more day-to-day aspects of running a watch brand: supplier agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and everyday contracting matters.