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Author of Inventive Step blog on patent law issues and strategies.


Practice Areas


  1. Patent Application: 75%
    3 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    3 years

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Goodman Allen & Filetti, PLLC

4501 Highwoods Parkway
Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA, 23060


VAAuthorized to practice law200003/11/2014
ILVoluntarily Inactive200508/17/2015
DCInactive 200105/25/2015

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGoodman Allen & Filetti, PLLC2010 - Present
AttorneyLeading-Edge Law Group, PLLC2007 - 2010
AssociateWilliams Mullen2006 - 2007
AssociateWinston & Strawn, LLP2001 - 2006
AssociatePennie & Edmonds2000 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionBoard of Governors2009 - Present
Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law AssociationPast President2006 - Present
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
U.S. Patent No. 8,011,664N/A
U.S. Patent No. 7,771,803N/A
U.S. Patent No. 7,710,371N/A
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Publication NameTitleDate
PrimerusThe New Standards For Inequitable Conduct in Patent Cases2011
PrimerusPresumption of Validity in Patent Cases2011
Virginia Medical Law ReportWhat Medical Professionals Need to Know About the Patent Process2011
PrimerusInequitable Conduct in Patent Cases2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of MichiganChemical EngineeringB.S.E.1997
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Intellectual Property in Focuspatents2011