Justin is a patent attorney concentrating on patent prosecution with an emphasis on mechanical devices. He also prepares infringement and non-infringement opinions in a multitude of fields, including medical devices and nutraceuticals.
Justin has experience with challenging pending patent applications using third-party submissions and issued patents using the Inter Partes Review process. He is also able to discuss foreign filing options and strategy with an eye toward the best protection at the lowest cost.
Justin is board certified in intellectual property law by the Florida Bar. He has met the Florida Bar’s highest standards for special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in intellectual property law and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.
His professional experience was in the field of petrochemicals, particularly liquefied natural gas or LNG. Responsibilities included fire system design, cryogenic butterfly valve vendor selection and testing, piping field installation, drafting plant-wide shutdown procedures, and commissioning both process and utility systems.
He now applies his piping skills to home improvements, with plans to build additional boats and fine furniture. He was fortunate enough to meet his wife Trista, whom he married in 2014.
Guest speaker for Bay Area Manufacturers Association to discuss intellectual property issues for manufacturers
Guest speaker for Paralegal Association of Florida to discuss intellectual property issues that paralegals are likely to encounter
Guest speaker for Law Day, a local High School Speakers program
Guest speaker for Starting Your Business class held by Small Business Development Center in Bradenton, FL
Guest speaker for SBRN (Small Business Resource Network) – Intellectual Property Demystified
Guest speaker for St. Pete College’s Career Day
Guest speaker for Great American Teach-In
Guest on Legally Speaking, a weekly radio show associated with St. Michael’s Legal Center
Guest speaker for Stetson University College of Law’s IPLS (Intellectual Property Law Society)
Guest speaker for Stetson University College of Law’s new student orientation to discuss life after graduation
Guest speaker for Ringling College of Art and Design to discuss contracts and copyrights with students and faculty
Guest speaker for Rotary, St. Petersburg Sunset chapter, to discuss patents, trademarks, and copyrights