I was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. I graduated from the University of... more
I was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. I graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. I obtained my Juris Doctor degree from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia and am now licensed to practice in Virginia, The District of Columbia and Missouri as well as many federal courts including the United States Supreme Court. My primary area of practice ... view profile
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office since... more
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office since 1989. Over 20 years of experience in drafting and obtaining patents on inventions involving numerous technologies, with an emphasis on pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Successfully negotiated numerous licenses and assignments of patent and trademark rights, and successfully litigated patent, trademark, copyr... view profile
If you a creative person, such as an artist, author, software developer, inventor, or business owner, you can use the services of an intellectual property lawyer to protect your ideas, images, or processes from being used without your consent. There are various types of intellectual property lawyers: There are copyright attorneys who help protect your unique ideas in things like music, film, software, paintings, and pictures. There are trademark attorneys who protect your valuable logos, images and slogans. There are patent attorneys who help you get government protection for your inventions. There are also licensing attorneys that write contracts which set the ground rules for others using your copyrights, trademarks, or patents.