September 24, 2018
Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property attorney and shareholder Stephen C. Thomas will give a lecture titled “How to Protect and Profit from IP” on Wednesday September 26, sponsored by the Florida Tech Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors.
A registered U.S. patent attorney and former engineer and program manager, Thomas is a shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. In this role, Thomas advises business and university clients, many of whom have both domestic U.S. and global IP portfolios, in a variety of markets. He provides his clients with a full spectrum of guidance regarding IP licensing and royalty strategy, technology law, IP acquisition strategies, IP enforcement and litigation, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) compliance, building and maintaining an enforceable IP asset portfolio, teaming/partnering strategies for global product roll-out, time-phased product and software development, joint ventures, agreements for engineering services, subcontractor management, supply chain management and related matters. Thomas remains engaged in prosecuting numerous patent and trademark applications before the USPTO and actively manages foreign patent and trademark filings in numerous foreign jurisdictions including jurisdictions in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. Thomas has defended challenged patents under the new Inter Partes Review (IPR) rules at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) as well as challenged and defended trademarks at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
Founded in Orlando, Florida in 1969, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is a multi-discipline business law firm. Our attorneys represent corporate, entrepreneurial and individual clients across a myriad of industries locally, nationally and beyond our borders, from offices in Orlando, Mount Dora and Melbourne, and through Meritas, an established global alliance of independent law firms offering local insight, local rates and world-class client service. LOCAL ROOTS. BROAD REACH.SM