Erica M. Cipparone is a partner with Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire, PLLC, and a registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Erica provides representation in areas of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights, with a particular emphasis on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and trademark applications. Erica concentrates her patent practice in the technical areas of biomedicine, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.
To further enhance her patent preparation and prosecution skills in the area of biotechnology, Erica is currently pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Florida, including in depth coursework in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, genomics and proteomics, with a particular emphasis in applied cancer research.
Erica guest-lectured at the University of Central Florida Biomedical Sciences Graduate Students Association’s Careers in Science Symposium on patent, copyright and trademark matters, and on the topic of careers in Intellectual Property Law in 2015.
Prior to joining Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire, PLLC, Erica attended Barry University School of Law with a focus on patent law and other intellectual property matters where she received a book award in Patents. Before attending law school, Erica worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician for several years in outpatient and inpatient hospital pharmacies as well as compounding and retail pharmacies throughout both Central Florida and Utah. Erica is well versed in the Spanish language.
Areas of Practice:
Patent, Trademark and Copyright prosecution (filing patent, trademark and copyright applications, responding to patent and trademark office actions)
Specific Areas of Patent Preparation and/or Prosecution Experience:
Biomedical related products; medical/surgical devices; new gene discoveries; stem cell based therapies; therapeutics and pharmaceuticals for treatment/prevention of disease; drug delivery systems; diagnostics; and basic electromechanical devices.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2010||04/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Book Award in Patent Law - awarded highest grade in course||Barry University School of Law||2009|
|Patent Attorney||Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire||2010 - Present|
|Patent Agent||Beusse, Wolter, Sanks, Mora & Maire||2008 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|OCBA YLS||Member; committee member||2015 - Present|
|Seminole County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers||Member||2010 - Present|
|Seminole County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|United States Patent and Trademark Office - Patent Bar||Member||2008 - Present|
|Hispanic Bar Association||Member||2014 - 2015|
|OCBA YLS||Member||2010 - 2013|
|University of Central Florida||MS - Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences - degree candidate||2016|
|Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Rollins College of Arts and Sciences||Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Utah State University||Associate Degree||2002|
|University of Utah||Biology||N/A|