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Sidney Wallis Kilgore

Patent application Attorney at Saint Petersburg, FL

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  • Licensed for 38 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1986
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Sidney

Learn Sidney’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Patent application
    75%
    Practice encompasses all aspects of prosecution of utility and design patents, including patent searches and patentability opinions, preparation and filing of provisional, nonprofessional, and continuing patent applications; post-filing and post-issuance matters. Experience includes patent work in the mechanical, electrical, and chemical arts, as well as method patents for software and internet-related applications.

    19 years

  2. Trademark application
    10%
    Practice includes preparation and filing of federal and state trademark registration applications, representation before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and related legal counseling.

    29 years

  3. Copyright application
    5%
    Practice comprises preparation and filing of copyright registration applications with the United States Copyright Office and legal advice and representation regarding the same.

    19 years

  4. Intellectual property
    5%
    Offering a broad range of legal services related to intellectual property, including, but not limited to: patent prosecution; trademark and copyright registration; transfers and licensing; patentability, clearance, and infringement opinion letters; legal advice regarding IP portfolio management; and infringement litigation consulting and support services to law firms.

    34 years

  5. Licensing
    5%
    Practice includes all aspects of intellectual property licensing and transfers.

    34 years

Sidney W. Kilgore is a U.S. Patent Attorney (USPTO Reg. No. 57,047) with a technical background in computer science.  A member of the Florida Bar (Attorney No. 0558907), Mr. Kilgore maintains a comprehensive intellectual property practice in the Tampa Bay area, and a limited, exclusively federal practice in the preparation, filing, and prosecution of patent applications in the Research Triangle Park area near Raleigh, North Carolina under the trade names RTPatent Law and Triangle Patent Law.  He enjoys substantial legal experience in both the public and private sectors, encompassing domestic and international commercial transactional work as well as civil and criminal trial and appellate litigation in state and federal courts, arbitration, and mediation.  

Mr. Kilgore is available to assist individuals, entities, local governments and educational institutions in patent and copyright matters nationwide, and to provide consulting and support services to law firms in patent, trademark, and copyright infringement matters. 

Location

Sidney W. Kilgore, P.A.
5027 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33710
Mailing Address
Post Office Box 91295
Raleigh, NC, 27675
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 400-500 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Sidney W. Kilgore, P.A.
  • 2011 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor - Copyright Law
  • Stetson University College Of Law
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Shareholder
  • Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell and Dunbar, P.A.
  • 2005 - 2011
  • Associate Attorney
  • McWhirter Reeves, P.A.
  • 2002 - 2005
  • Construction Attorney
  • Pasco County Attorney's Office
  • 2000 - 2002
  • Assistant County Attorney - Infrastructure
  • Hillsborough County Attorney
  • 1997 - 2000
  • Assistant CCRC
  • Office of the Capital Collateral Regional Counsel
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Adjunct Professor - Public International Law
  • Stetson University College Of Law
  • 1995 - 1995
  • Adjunct Professor - International Studies
  • University of South Florida
  • 1991 - 1994
  • Shareholder
  • Sidney W. Kilgore, P.A. - Coton, Kilgore and Lavigne, P.A.
  • 1988 - 1995
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Office of the Public Defender - Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • 1986 - 1987
  • Assistant CCR
  • Office of the Capital Collateral Representative
  • 1986 - 1986
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Education

  • Notre Dame Law School
  • LL.M.
  • 1988
  • Stetson University College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1985

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Patent No. US 8,405,547 (Gianinni et al.) Mar. 26, 2013
  • U.S. Patent Issued
  • Patent No. US 8,182,268 B2 (Rekort) May 22, 2012
  • U.S. Patent issued.
  • Patent No. US 7,654,388 (Catron) Feb. 2, 2010
  • U.S. Patent issued.
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Associations

  • Intellectual Property Law Committee of the Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Export Legal Assistance Network (ELAN) program of the Department of Business Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Regional Coordinator
  • 1991 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Events Committee
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Federal Practice Standing Committee of the Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Intellectual Property Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar
  • Founding Chair
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Tampa Bay Area Committee on Foreign Relations
  • Member
  • 1988 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Honors and Awards

  • Legal Elite - Intellectual Property Law
  • Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2009

Publications

  • The Journal of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • 2009 Intellectual Property Case Law Summaries
  • 2010
  • The Journal of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • 2006 Intellectual Property Case Law Summaries
  • 2007
  • Lawyer (HCBA)
  • When should you seek a patent opinion and why?
  • 2007
  • Lawyer (HCBA)
  • Of Troglodytes and Trade Dress
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • Intellectual Property Law CLE Seminar
  • Patent Law
  • 2009
  • Intellectual Property Issues for Florida Professional Engineers
  • Basic Patent Law
  • 2005

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (109)
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Intellectual property Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Sid over the years. He's very knowledgeable in patents and organized many IP events when I practiced law in Florida. He is an attorney with diverse legal skills and will be a trusted advisor for clients."
Patent application Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Intellectual property Attorney | Oct 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Sidney Kilgore is an extremely intelligent, professional and competent attorney. He is ethical and respected as an expert in his field. Sid keeps current on new legal trends and is a leader in his practice areas. I strongly recommend him for all cases involving Intellectual Property and Patent Application."
Intellectual property Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Sidney for a long time. He is a very talented and ethical lawyer! I endorse him."
Intellectual property Attorney | Mar 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Sidney for more than five years. He is heavily involved in the IP community. Sidney has a wealth of knowledge on a wide range of IP matters."
Intellectual property Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Intellectual property Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
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