The Value of Intellectual Property Part 2, Trademarks - IN PERSON at Morning Division!
Apr 08, 2021 7:00 AM
Garrick Lankford - Partner, Botkin & Hall
The Value of Intellectual Property Part 2, Trademarks - IN PERSON at Morning Division!

Patent Attorney (and Elkhart Rotarian!) Garrick Lankford will discuss the intricacies of intellectual property.

Garrick Lankford concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters. A significant portion of his practice involves preparation of U.S. and international patent applications. He has prosecuted patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) receiving offices around the world, as well as various Patent Offices in Europe.

He also has extensive experience in trademark filings, both in the U.S. and internationally.  He conducts opposition proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

His practice is enhanced by having twenty years of engineering experience in electrical and mechanical engineering positions related to automotive engineering, control systems, magnetics, and sensors.

In addition to prosecuting patents and trademarks, he also has significant patent and trademark litigation experience in venues such as the Northern District of Indiana, ITC, Northern District of Illinois, and Southern District of New York. Patent licensing agreements are an excellent vehicle for patent owners to obtain value from their patents or settle disputes, and Garrick has drafted numerous licensing agreements to help his clients maximize the value of their intellectual property.

Garrick’s patent practice includes the following areas:

  • Consumer electronics
  • Household products
  • Electrical devices
  • Mechanical devices
  • Medical devices
  • Vehicle components – including Marine and Trucking
  • RV sealing systems

Garrick works with his clients to protect trade secrets through non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, has experience with litigation surrounding trade secrets and has assisted his clients in managing their intellectual property portfolios through mergers and joint ventures, as well as forming intellectual property holding companies.

Join the Elkhart Rotary Club's Morning Divison IN PERSON at the Elkhart Health & Aquatics on Thursday, April 8 at 7 a.m. Wear your mask, stay socially-distanced, and enjoy!