1993 to Present, Founder and Managing Administrator for Patent, Copyright and Trademark Law Group of Akron, OH. Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, this boutique IP practice provides a broad strength and depth of representation need in managing and performing all aspects of intellectual property protection.
John Gugliotta specializes in Intellectual Property Application and Prosecution, with experience in Patent, Copyright and Trademark protection services and IP counseling including monitoring and guiding of research at the idea stage to determine avenues of patentability, marketability, licensability, and enforceability; referral of inventions to joint venturers, OEM production facilities and independent contractors for production and sale.
Having successfully prosecuted several thousand patent filings over the last 25 year, Attorney Gugliotta has handled just about every aspect of protection one would find in a patent, trademark and copyright practice, including international filings and prosecutions in chemical, pharmaceutical, mechanical, medical, electronic an business systems areas. Attorney Gugliotta also specializes in Protection and Enforcement of their intellectual property, including working with clients in monitoring infringement of patents and trademarks; determining the validity and scope of third party patents in order to provide “right of use” opinions; counseling on related legal and business options, including licensing, cross licensing, procurement of IP rights in bankruptcy arena, business formation and liability risk management. In addition, Attorney Gugliotta offers Transactional services, including, drafting and negotiating IP license agreements, as well as secrecy, joint development, consulting and indemnification agreements, and Business formation services, including business plan development, market research, marketing plan development, and seed financing and startup funding procurement.