Posts Tagged ‘Patent law’

Patent Attorney Bill Harding at the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Patent Attorney William “Bill” Harding with Widerman Malek, PL recently argued a patent appeal before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  The case involved a cardiac monitoring system.  During the hearing, Bill Harding argued the Examiner’s rejections of the claims over 35 U.S.C. §101 and 35 U.S.C. §103.  With respect to both rejections, but three judge panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board sided with Mr. Harding’s arguments and overturned the Examiner’s rejection.  Pictured below is Bill Harding outside the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Borad. 

Patent Attorney Bill Harding at the United States Patent and Trademark Office

 

Florida Attorneys

Mark Malek, Managing Partner of Widerman Malek, PL, presented a lecture on patent law to a group of small business owners on Tuesday April 1, 2014 in Cape Canaveral Florida.  The presentation was made at a Small Business Conference organized by the Florida 8(a) Alliance. Topics of the presentation included a general overview of patent law, the different types of patents that may be available to an inventor, various strategies in seeking patent protection, things and inventor should do prior to applying for a patent, enforcement of your patent rights, and licensing of your patent rights. Mark also discussed how small business owners should approach protecting their inventions in an economic and feasible fashion. The Florida 8(a) Alliance Annual Conference will be held on May 27 – May 28 in Orlando.  For registration information, please click here.