Patent Examination Experts in the Patent Re-examination Process

Case Description:

A former patent examiner with the USPTO who was an expert on the patent reexamination process was needed to consult in a patent infringement case. The case involved a prosthetic device, more specifically, this patent dealt with a cushion liner and sleeve technology.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate an expert with significant experience in the patent examination and re-examination process, specifically as it relates to the field of prosthetic devices or prosthetic sleeves and liners. The ideal candidate would have retired or spent many years as an examiner with the USPTO.

Experts Presented:

  • Patent Examination Process

    This patent examination expert trains his firm’s attorneys and agents on patent practice and procedure and patent prosecution strategies. He retired from the USPTO after a long career with the agency. He began his career at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the fields of sports and athletic equipment and medical devices. Eventually he began supervising an Art Unit of approximately 20 examiners including biomedical and surgical devices and methods, and artificial body parts and prosthetic devices. Throughout his career as a patent examiner and supervisor, he was involved with over 800 patents in the area of prosthetic devices and technologies. IMS Reference #4978294

  • Patent Examination Process

    This patent reexamination expert retired after almost 30 years of service with the USPTO and started his own practice as a consultant in patent law and patent office procedure. He started his career at the USPTO as a patent examiner. He later became a primary patent examiner, a supervisory patent examiner and a special programs examiner. In each of these positions he devoted a significant portion of his duties to patent reexaminations. He is very uniquely qualified to provide expertise in the procedural issues surrounding patent reexaminations. IMS Reference #4978665

  • Patent Examination Process

    This patent examination process specialist left the USPTO to practice intellectual property law. He has been conducting patent workshops since 1984. He has prepared and prosecuted over 600 patent applications and has been involved in several patent reexaminations. He is widely recognized in the intellectual property arena for his seminars and is retained by law firms across the country to teach attorneys how to navigate the patent process. His seminars range from a comprehensive overview of the patent application process to his advanced patent process workshop in which he teaches a detailed class on patent reexamination. IMS Reference #5005038

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