A Board Certified Patent Attorney
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Wow! 20 years as a practicing Florida board certified patent attorney has flown by yet I still vividly recall just about every inventor who walked into my patent law firm over the past two decades.
As a Fort Lauderdale Patent Attorney, I have been fortunate enough to have attended all of the past several FIME medical expositions. If you are a medical or dental device innovator, this is one tradeshow you DO NOT want to miss. It will take place from August 12 – 15, 2009, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. With over 20,000 professionals from the industry in attendance, you will be in very good company. If you do attend, please join me on Thursday, August 13, 2009, at the Florida International Medical Exposition where I will deliver a presentation entitled: Preservation of Legal Rights in Medical Innovations Thursday, August 13, 2009, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center More information about FIME 2009 is available at www.fimeshow.com with a full schedule of
As a Fort Lauderdale Patent Attorney, I closely follow patent litigation trends and news stories that are relevant to readers of this blog. In this regard, a recent patent lawsuit brought against Petco by Applica Consumer Products, Inc. of Miramar, Florida is of interest. The Miramar Florida Patentee alleges that Petco Stores import and sell various pet productts under the brand names "ScoopFree" and "SmartScoop" that infringe their rights to a patented automatic self-cleaning cat litter box that they sell under the Littermaid mark. For more information on this recently filed case, go here.