Overview

Ted is a registered patent attorney and prior leader of the firmwide Intellectual Property practice group. He focuses his practice in domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution; copyright prosecution; intellectual property licensing, including technology transfers, joint venture agreements and trade secret licensing; patent and trademark validity and right-to-use opinions; and copyright, trademark and patent infringement litigation.

Technical Experience
Human prosthetic systems, juvenile products, erosion control systems, weapon systems, aircraft and spacecraft systems and vehicles, automotive (engines and power transmission), banking and financial transaction systems, turbo-machinery, material handling equipment (including lift trucks and control systems), electro-mechanical systems, manufacturing processes, protective clothing construction, plastic injection molding machinery, surgical instruments, data communication systems, inkjet printing systems, electronic commerce, and food processing systems.

PublicationsPresentations
  • "Intellectual Property for the General Practitioner," Dayton Bar Association
  • "Survey of International Software Protection," Cincinnati Bar Association
  • "Protecting Intellectual Property Internationally," Cincinnati Bar Association
  • "Best Practices in Patent Prosecution for 2005," Thompson Hine LLP
  • "Creative Strategies for Building, Maintaining and Protecting Your Trademark Assets," Thompson Hine LLP
  • "How to Avoid Unwittingly Becoming One's Own Lexicographer – Phillips and Its Progeny," Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
Distinctions
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, 2020 to 2021 (Patent Star)
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2006 to 2022 for Patent Law and Trademark Law; named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Patent Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Dayton
  • Recognized in Euromoney’s Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook, 2013 to 2015
  • Who's Who Legal USA, Trademarks,  2008
  • Selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers list, 2008
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association, Internet Committee, ICANN Engagement Subcommittee
  • Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Dayton Bar Association, chairman of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1993 to 1994

Community Activities

  • South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, past chairman
  • Greater Dayton Area Diversity & Inclusion Legal Roundtable, mentor
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