Justin Miller, Esq. – Patent Attorney2018-10-19T15:44:02+00:00
Justin Miller, Esq.
Justin Miller, Esq.Patent Attorney
Certified By The Florida Bar

Meet Our Staff

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.

Professional Experience
  • Patent Attorney, Larson & Larson, P.A., Largo, FL, 2010–Present
  • Systems Turnover Coordinator, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, 2006–2007
  • Commissioning Field Engineer, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, 2004–2007
  • Design Engineer, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, 2003–2004
Bar Admissions
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office – Registration No. 63,343
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Florida Supreme Court
Education
  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL
    Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, May 2010
    Member, Stetson Law Review
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, May 2003
Professional Associations
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Small Business Resource Network member (SBRN)
Community Involvement
  • Supervisor for on-going intellectual property legal externship through Stetson University College of Law
  • Past bar preparation mentor for Stetson University College of Law
  • Past member of The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay
  • Member and volunteer at Bridgepoint Church
Speaking Engagements
  • 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
Hobbies
  • Renovation of 1937 English Tudor in St. Petersburg
  • Kayak construction
  • Woodworking
  • Sea kayaking