United States Registered Patent Attorneys

Smith & Hopen represents clients world-wide in a practice limited exclusively to intellectual property law including patents, trademarks and related litigation.  The firm is one of the largest IP practices in the State of Florida and represents clients ranging from independent inventors to Fortune 100 institutions.  All attorneys at Smith & Hopen are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Representative Clients

University of South Florida
Florida State University
University of Central Florida
Colorado State University
University of Colorado
Moffitt Cancer Center
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical
Florida Gulf Coast University
Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Polytechnic University of Turin

Recently Awarded Patents

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,591,240 awarded Tuesday, March 07, 2017 to The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc. for a System and Method for Generating a Dataset for Real Noise Reduction Evaluation .
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,579,180 awarded Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to University of South Florida for a method of treating pelvic prolapse using a sacrocolpopexy/sacrocervicopexy vaginal positioning and mesh retention system.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,580,926 awarded Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to PLS Technologies, Inc. for a utility or meter pole top reinforcement method and apparatus.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,575,138 awarded Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc. for a method for small-signal stability assessment of power systems using source side and load side perturbations.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,572,353 awarded Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Sanitation Chemical Dispensing, LLC for a hide-on washer with reciprocating brushes.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,575,139 awarded Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc. for a method for small-signal stability assessments of power systems using simultaneous source side and load side perturbations.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,578,261 awarded Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Phillip Flagg Rockwell for a portable security surveillance device.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,575,624 awarded Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Freedom Scientific, Inc. for a screen reader with focus-based speech verbosity.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,558,678 awarded Tuesday, January 31, 2017 to Michael E. Nerney for a near-infrared imager training device.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,555,394 awarded Tuesday, January 31, 2017 to University of South Florida for a method of making ionic liquid mediated sol-gel sorbents.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,547,899 awarded Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to University of South Florida for mobile hemolysis detection in whole blood samples.
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,542,528 awarded Tuesday, January 10, 2017 to The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc. for automated extraction of bio-entity relationships from literature.
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Recently Issued Trademarks

  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,164,821 was granted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 for the mark AMERICA II ELECTRONICS in association with wholesale distributorships featuring electronic components and semiconductors by America II Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,166,403 was granted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 for the mark EZ-CLENZ in association with edible chews for dogs and cats by Stratford Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,168,552 was granted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 for the mark RUSSIAN RIVER ROYALE in association with wine by Ahari Enterprises, LLC.
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,160,988 was granted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for the mark SUNSOUTHBANK in association with retail banking by SunSouth Bank.
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,157,077 was granted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 for the mark CHINOLA in association with liqueurs by KC Global LLC.
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,141,747 was granted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 for the mark BEAUTY, BRAINS, AND BICEPS in association with Entertainment services, namely, providing online blogs and online newsletters relating to fitness, health and wellness; Providing a website featuring information on fitness and Providing a website featuring information on health and wellness by Tara Marie, Inc..
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,141,765 was granted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 for the mark Silhouette design in association with Entertainment services, namely, providing online blogs and online newsletters relating to fitness, health and wellness; Providing a website featuring information on fitness and Providing a website featuring information on health and wellness by Tara Marie, Inc..
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,141,831 was granted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 for the mark TARA MARIE in association with Entertainment services, namely, providing online blogs and online newsletters relating to fitness, health and wellness; Providing a website featuring information on fitness and Providing a website featuring information on health and wellness by Tara Marie, Inc..
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,142,911 was granted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 for the mark ANIMAL INSTINCT in association with ammunition by Liberty Ammunition, Inc..
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,142,153 was granted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 for the mark ME2 in association with providing temporary use of on-line non-downloadable software to customize the look and feel of mobile applications, to customize the features and functionality of the mobile applications, to extend the platform through a software development kit (SDK) and to automatically generate mobile applications, websites, and web widgets by Nitro Mobile Solutions, LLC.
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,134,413 was granted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 for the mark SWITCH in association with safety overflow switches for liquids by South Source, Inc..
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,127,268 was granted on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 for the mark DOUBLE DUG TREES in association with living trees by Cannon Trees, Inc..
  • U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,125,310 was granted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 for the mark CONCRETE AUDIO in association with audio equipment for vehicles, namely, stereos, speakers, amplifiers, equalizers, crossovers and speaker housings by Concrete Audio, Inc..
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