I am a registered patent attorney and am admitted to practice in the State of Ohio. I have focused my practice on intellectual property law for over eleven years and work with clients to develop strategic intellectual property portfolios. My practice includes drafting and prosecuting both domestic and foreign patent and trademark applications, conducting patentability analyses and patent and trademark searches, and performing clearance opinions. I work with clients that span the entrepreneurial spectrum, including start-ups and large corporations.
I am actively involved in many organizations that contribute to the development of the entrepreneurial spirit that is currently growing at a rapid pace in our region, including the Warehouse District in downtown Toledo where our office is located. In addition, I have been a member of the Board of Directors at the Toledo School for the Arts for the past five years and consider this school to be one of the greatest assets of downtown Toledo.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certificate of Concentration in Intellectual Property||University of Toledo College of Law||2006|
|Most Effective Advocate & 7th Most Effective Mediator||International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution – ICODR||2006|
|Most Effective Mediator & Most Effective Advocate||International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution – ICODR||2005|
|Partner||Buchanan Van Tuinen LLC||2017 - Present|
|Associate||Buchanan Nipper, LLC||2011 - 2017|
|Attorney||Amin, Turocy & Calvin||2008 - 2009|
|Managing Attorney||Timothy John Van Tuinen, LLC||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|International Trademark Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|United States Patent and Trademark Office||Admitted to Practice||2008 - Present|
|University of Toledo||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|University of Toledo||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Tech Law 2.0||Copyright Law||2015|
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