MPA is a Patent agency dedicated to ensuring the protection of your intellectual property with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) by preparing and prosecuting patents in the US, and through the PCT process in the rest of the world.
Besides being a Patent Agent, I am an Electrical Engineer (and a named inventor in 10 US patents as well as various in other countries), (more about my Vitae at MPA website).
I have participated in enough electro-optic and mechanical products to be very confident in my ability to understand inventors in most of the electrical, mechanical, software, hardware, medical and business arts. I am completely fluent in Spanish, so I can do the above in two languages!
In addition, I spent years as an engineer legally "getting around" other's patents (you do this by carefully examining their claims language and making sure you don't perform functions exactly the same way). So when I draft claims, I do it having experience on both sides of the table.
In short, I've been there, done that, and can compare T-shirts with you, whether your experience is as a VC-funded startup, bootstrap, a growing small company or a large Corporation.
If you want to talk about the patent process, and how best to protect your idea, give me a call or shoot me an e-mail, initial consultation is free, or see our FAQ section.
Issued Patents (As an Agent)
8,853,727 LED Illuminator
8,839,616 Wind Generator
8,777,819 Boxing Trainer
8,776,265 Baby Swaddle Article
8,756,248 RAID Vehicle
8,690,600 Device case.
8,669,499 Flute Stopper
8,691,299 Ingest repellent
8,632,542 Bone Dist.
8,358,758 CID #2
8,174,588 Stereo Vid
8,047,652 iPhone Test
7,997,448 Bev. Disp.
7,955,251 Ther. Dev.
Matrix Patent Agency, Owner
USPTO Registered Patent Agent (Reg. # 58300).
Primary expertise in;
Electrical and Systems Engineering
HIBCC, AutoID Co-chair
I Co-chaired the ANSI accredited Auto-ID HIBCC Committee. This committee oversees the Supplier Label Standard, Patient Safety Standard and others...
StereoImaging Corporation, Co-Founder
Prepared/submitted a 510(k) application to the FDA
Performed the market research and development function for stereoscopic (3-D) video microscope
Analyzed and complied with FDA, GMP, QSR regulatory requirements and permits
Conceived, designed, and implemented cutting edge 2-D barcode and digital signature solution to allow home printing of secure tickets for entertainment and sports venues
Directed services performed by contractor and vendors to develop the initial server application
Developed successful system architecture design for scanners, RF networks, and servers
Continue to provide technical advice/input to company on an as-needed basis
RVSI/ID Matrix, Vice President, Advanced Product Development
RVSI, VP Advanced Product Dev.
United Parcel Service, Manager
JHU APL, GEM Intern
Education and qualifications
Michigan State University , Electrical Engineering
Boston University MS, Systems Engineering
Universidad de Puerto Rico BS, Electrical Engineering
Colegio De La Salle ,