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Eric Ryan Waltmire

Eric Ryan Waltmire

Practice areas:

Patent Application, Intellectual Property, Trademark Application, Licensing

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Patent Application: 50%
    4 years
  2. Trademark Application: 20%
    4 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
  4. Licensing: 10%
    4 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Erickson Law Group, PC

1749 S. Naperville Rd. Suite 202
Wheaton, IL, 60189-5892



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200508/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Patent and Trademark AttorneyErickson Law Group, PC2007 - Present
Staff AttorneyEighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois2005 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationEditor-In-Chief of The Brief Legal Journal2011 - 2012
Illinois State Bar AssociationVice-Chair of Internet Subcommitee of IP Section Council2010 - 2011


Publication NameTitleDate
DCBA Brief (DuPage County Bar Assocaition's Legal Journal)The Preservation Three Step: What Every Lawyer Should Know to Protect a Client’s Potentially Patentable Assets2010
DCBA Brief (DuPage County Bar Assocaition's Legal Journal)How to Secure Your Client’s Brand Against Counterfeiting Operations in Asia2009
Illinois Bar Journal (Illinois State Bar Association)How to Admit or Exclude PBT Results2008
Intellectual Property Section Newsletter, Illinois State Bar AssociationHow does the Illinois Eavesdropping Statute apply in the educational setting?2008
The Brief (DuPage County Bar Assocaition's Legal Journal)When are Internet Communications not “Electronic Communications” under the Illinois Eavesdropping Statute?2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawLawJuris Doctor2005
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleComputer ScienceBachelor of Science2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Meeting: National Speaker Association, Illinois ChapterWhat Professional Speakers Need to Know About Intellectual Property2012
Cyberlaw Symposium, Illinois State Bar AssociationWikileaks: Liability for Publication or Hosting Information on the Internet2012
Business Innovation ConferenceProtecting Intellectual Property2012
SCORE Chicago: New Product Development WorkshopPatents: A Step In Protection Product Value2011
SCORE Chicago: New Product Development WorkshipPatents: A Step In Protecting Product Value2009
Saper Law Open Source SymposiumHow using Open Source Impacts Patent Rights and Startup Acquisition Opportunities2009
IP Seminar, Illinois State Bar AssoicationPatenting Software, Internet Technologies, and Business Methods in view of Bilski v. Doll2009
DuPage County Bar Association, IP Committee MeetingPractical Advice on Trademarks2008