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Expert in Intellectual Property Protection

Expert ID: 725547 Kentucky, USA

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He has advised clients in all aspects of intellectual property protection. For each patent application that is written he must develop an understanding of the underlying technology. The claims that are made take into account the many aspects of claim interpretation and enforcement. Similarly he advises in depth on the many aspects of trade secret, trademark and related protection alternatives for each product or process that is considered. He advises from the early stages of consideration to market a product / process, through necessary licensing issues, to filing and issuing of US and foreign patents and finally to maintaining the intellectual property during its life.

He is an expert witness relating to legal and technology matters in federal courts, including in infringement of patents, both for the patent owner and the accused infringer.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cincinnati, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Middletown, Ohio - Lexington, Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1960 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of Kentucky
Year: 1964 Degree: Juris Doctor Subject: Intellectual Property Law Institution: George Washington University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1982 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal owner of firm - patent attorney Department: Responsibilities: He advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and related engineering matters.
Years: 1964 to 1982 Employer: self employed Title: Owner of earlier firms - patent attorney Department: Responsibilities: He advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and related engineering matters.
Years: 1960 to 1964 Employer: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Title: Patent Examiner Department: Responsibilities: He examines patent applications of corporations and individual inventors to determine if a US Patent should be granted, and if so, the scope of the protection.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1960 to 1964 Agency: US Patent and Trademark Office Role: Patent Examiner Description: He examines patent applications and rules on the granting of patents, as well as the scope of the claims.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1964 to Present Country / Region: Industrialized countries, including European and Japan, primarily Summary: He advises clients on obtaining patents, and registering trademarks and copyrights in all industrialized countries.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He is a member and leader in several intellectual property organizations, including the National Inventors Hall of Fame, ABA, AIPLA and National Council (See UK HOD Resume).
Licenses / Certifications
He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and Federal and State Courts, as required.
Professional Appointments
He is an Officer and Chair of Committees in professional organizations (See UK HOD Resume).
Awards / Recognition
He is top rated by Lexis-Nexis and Best Lawyers (See UK HOD Resume).
Medical / Professional
Publications and Patents Summary
He has prepared hundreds of patents for clients, and written and published on Intellectual Property.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
In addition to representing clients in intellectual property legal cases, he has served as an expert witness in other federal court cases, relating to legal, as well as technology and engineering, matters.
Training / Seminars
He has written a book entitled Intellectual Property that is now in its 3rd Edition. The current version includes co-authors.
Vendor Selection
When researching patent or trademark matters, he investigates the competing products in the relevant technology.
Marketing Experience
He follows the development of the technology in many industries (See web site).
Other Relevant Experience
He advises clients with respect to introduction of new products and the use of new manufacturing processes, primarily from the aspects of patents and trademarks.

Fields of Expertise

canons of claim construction, claim (patent), patent claim chart, patent claim construction, literal infringement, inventions, patent application, patentability evaluation, foreign patent, process inventing, device patenting, electronic device patenting, technology transfer, trade secret law, trademark law, copyright law, advertising claim substantiation, computer-aided design patent figure, contributory infringement, copyright, copyright infringement, device inventing, device patent, direct infringement, Doctrine of Equivalents, electrical device patenting, electromechanical device patenting, induced infringement, intellectual property, international patent law, inventology, legal liability, legal patenting, license, Markman hearing, mechanical engineering, metal patenting, network architecture, patent, patent claim construction brief, patent cost reduction, patent infringement, patent law, patent prosecution, patent specification, patent trolling, plastics patent, plastics trade secret, royalty rate, small business, software copyright, software patent, software reverse engineering, statute, trade secret, trademark, trademark infringement, trademark survey, United States patent, trade secret protection, fiduciary duty, branding, legal malpractice, negligence, dispute, false advertising, computer networking patent, data communication patent, mediation, conventional licensing, brand extension licensing, commercialization, business development, business ethics, entrepreneurship, consumer survey, new consumer product development, fluidics, generic drug, crane design, design for cost, electronic control new product development, drag reduction, technology innovation, new product market survey, new product design, machine design review, paper document, document, reverse engineering, design for manufacturability, dynamic balance, new technology business value measurement, new product development, new product assessment, mechanical device design, machine design, helicopter design, conveyor design, product liability, technology licensing, marketing, innovation, friction, fluid mechanics, fluidic control device, concurrent engineering

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