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Antonio G. Tapia, Esq.

Registered Patent Attorney


Practice Areas


  • Intellectual Property Acquisition and Counseling

    • Patent

    • Trademark

    • Copyright

  • Intellectual Property Transactions

    • Licensing

    • Franchise

    • Negotiation

  • Wills, Trusts and Estates

  • Corporate Formation




  • Florida Bar

  • Middle District of Florida

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office




Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA (Top Tier; US News & World Reports) 

  • Juris Doctor

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

(Pre-medical background including research, phlebotomy and cadaver work

  • Bachelor of Science, with University Honors, Biology

  • Bachelor of Science, with University Honors, Psychology




Seminole State College, Legal Studies Program, Sanford, FL

    • Adjunct Professor, Selected Studies in Law: Intellectual Property




  • American MENSA

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • Osceola County Bar Association

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

  • Metropolitan Business Association

  • MBA Referral Exchange Development Group

  • CFGALLA - Board Member


Volunteering and Interests


  • Florida Supreme Court Justice Teaching

  • Teen Court Judge

  • Lecturer and Guest Speaker: Culture and Technology Intellectual Property Component, Rollins College

  • Constitutional and Legal Issues for Alternative Family Structure.


Legal Experience


AGT LAW, P.A., Attorney, Maitland, FL

  • Patent prosecution, patentability searches, opinions. Trademark and Copyright filing and counseling.

  • Wills, trusts and estates, and corporate formation.


Gillespie Kerr, P.A., Attorney of Counsel, Kissimmee, FL

  • Criminal defense, civil litigation, wills, trusts and estates, and corporate formation.

Federal criminal and EEOC cases.

  • Representated Spanish speaking clients of the firm.


Office of the State Attorney, 9th Judicial Circuit, Assistant State Attorney, Orlando, FL

  • Prosecuted cases including Felony, County and Juvenile; Orange and Osceola County; Cases ranged from traffic offenses up to Attempted First Degree Murder.

Advanced quickly in organization: Won first felony case third day on the job; Given solo division by the end of first year; Prosecuted (F1) Attempted First Degree murder case by the end of second year.

  • Trusted with cases that garnered media attention and appeared on television.

  • Selected to assist training Saint Cloud Police Department in DUI law issues.


Antonio G. Tapia, P.A., Solo Practice, Orlando, FL

  • Negotiated on behalf of medical doctors against American Health Care Administration.

  • Executed private estate, including property transactions, trust administration, wills and codicils.

  • Drafted commercial lease agreements and amended bylaws for a Florida for profit corporation.


Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City Hall East, Atlanta, GA

Largest VLA in the South East US focussing on artist and non-profit issues.

  • Managed cases and referrals for 700+ member attorneys.


Publications and Articles


  • Are Patent Fees Tax Deductible?  What Does a Patent Attorney Need to Know About the Internal Revenue Code?  November 18, 2010.

  • N-cadherin: a modern model and analysis on signals/factors as regulators of adhesion, University of Central Florida Press, College of Arts and Sciences

  • European Union: Towards a Community Patent;

  • Jewish Law: Refuah She’einah Bedukah: Jewish Medical Ethics and Experimental Treatment; Negotiations: Om Mani Power Hum: The Role of Power in the Historic Negotiation Between Mao Zedong and Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, in the 1950’s;

  • Sexuality and Gender Law: Florida and the Least Detrimental Alternative: Gay Adoption and Florida


Languages spoken: Spanish

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Trademark Application: 30%
  2. Patent Application: 30%
  3. Copyright Application: 10%
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

AGT Law, P.A.
555 Winderley Pl Ste 300
Maitland, Florida, 327517133


FLMember in Good Standing200609/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Businessman of the YearMBA Orlando LGBT Chamber of Commerce2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2005