Widerman Malek, PL is pleased to announce that Paul J. Ditmyer has joined the firm as a Patent Attorney. Mr. Ditmyer, a member of the Florida bar, graduated from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio with a degree in engineering and then graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Ditmyer practices in the areas of intellectual property, and has over twenty years of experience with patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets. He is a patent attorney registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a former patent examiner where he examined U.S. and PCT applications in the electrical and electromechanical arts, and was also an ESL (English as a second language) mentor for junior examiners. Clients represented include Apple, Samsung, Blackberry, Panasonic, Harris, Authentec, Intersil, Lucent, Agere, Siemens and STMicroelectronics, for example. Mr. Ditmyer is married with four children, two of which attend UCF. He is also an approved DCF family visitation supervisor.
Widerman Malek, PL maintains offices in Melbourne, Florida, Evansville, Indiana, and in the Washington, DC area. The firm practices in the areas of intellectual property, intellectual property litigation, general litigation, land use, real estate, employment law, corporate formation, asset protection, estate planning, public body representation, drone/UAS law, family law, government contracts, and construction law.