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Robert M. Schwartz

Phone: (954) 924-0707
Facsimile: (954) 924-0717
Cell: (305) 613-2088
Email: robert@patentmiami.com

Robert M. Schwartz

Senior Partner and Founder

Specialization: Patent, Trademark, Copyright matters, Litigation, Counseling and Mediation.

Robert M. Schwartz is a registered patent attorney (Registration No. 29.854) before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Mr. Schwartz counsels clients in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright and related matters. This typically includes initial review of inventions, performing patent searches, preparing patent applications, filing and prosecuting patent applications in the United States as well as in foreign countries, including Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications and European Patent Office (EPO) applications, counseling in the areas of licensing and promoting patents as well as asserting and enforcing patent rights as well as defending patent actions in litigation.

Likewise, Mr. Schwartz assists clients in selecting and searching trademarks and service marks, performing trademark searches and clearances, filing and prosecuting trademark applications in the United States as well as foreign countries, including Madrid Protocol and Community Trademark (CTM) applications. Mr. Schwartz represents clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in inter-parties proceedings (Opposition and Cancellation proceedings), counsels in licensing of trademarks, asserting and enforcing trademark rights and defending trademark actions in litigation.

Mr. Schwartz has litigation experience in Federal District Courts, including the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, State of Florida courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington D.C. and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Schwartz represents domain name owners in disputes before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings.

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE), University of Florida 1970
Juris Doctor Degree (JD), University of Miami, August 10, 1979

Admitted to practice in Florida (1980)
USPTO Registered Patent Attorney (Registration No. 29,854) (1981)
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The Florida Bar
Patent Law Association of South Florida (Founding Member)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
International Trademark Association (INTA)

A Florida native, Robert was born in Daytona Beach where he attended Seabreeze Sr. High School. He has a passion for cycling (Road Bike), participating annually in the MS 150 fight against Multiple Sclerosis, the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), a 192 mile event across the state of Massachusetts, and enjoying the sportsmanship of various fundraising initiatives. An active member of his community, Robert served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Temple Sinai of North Dade, and sits on the Board of Trustees of the Yaeger Foundation. Robert served as a Co-Chair in the 2nd Annual Oxford Style Debate, hosted by the Jewish Federation of Broward County’s Business & Professionals Division. He is also a frequent guest lecturer in Florida International University’s (FIU) Executive MBA program on intellectual property matters. His commitment to family, friends and his firm are complimented by his infectious positive attitude about life.

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Gail L. Fix

Phone: (954) 924-0707
Facsimile: (954) 924-0717
Cell: (305) 519-4776
Email: gfix@patentmiami.com

Gail L. Fix

Trademark Administrator

Specialization: Trademark and Copyright

Gail L. Fix is experienced in representing artists, corporations and nonprofit organizations in intellectual property and related litigation and business matters, in collaboration, negotiation and dispute resolution. She possesses excellent managerial skills.

J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD (1987)
M.A., Art History, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (1984)
B.Ed., cum laude. Art Education, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (1976)
B.A. English, Simmons College, Boston, MA (1972)

Member, Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section (EASL) of the Florida Bar
Program Chair, “The Arts and the Law” Continuing Education Seminar, Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar, Miami, FL, 2005
Member, Urban Environment League of Greater Miami

Member, The Florida Bar
Licensed Florida Realtor Associate
Admitted to United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Co-author, “Licensing, Grand Right and Work for Hire Considerations in the Performing Arts.” Florida Bar “The Arts and the Law” Course Book for Continuing Education Seminar, Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar, January 2005.

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Ms. Lissa Kerkorian

Phone: (954) 924-0707
Facsimile: (954) 924-0717
Email: lisa@patentmiami.com

Ms. Lisa Kerkorian

Trademark Administrator

Ms. Kerkorian has practiced as a trademark administrator since April 1999.

She has extensive experience in federal and state trademark searching, prosecution, registration, trademark maintenance and trademark assignments, as well as international trademark prosecution and registration including European Community Trademarks, Madrid Protocol trademarks. She is also experienced in United States Copyright protection including Customs and Border copyright protection, vessel hull designs, literary work, performing arts, visual arts and sound recordings.

In addition, Ms. Kerkorian has a professional background in domestic and international patent applications and patent maintenance.

Her dedication to excellence has propelled her career in intellectual property.

Trademark & Copyright Practice for Paralegals
Domestic & International Patent Practice for Paralegals

A Floridian since 1971, Lisa’s keen eye for detail also enhances her ability to excel at her other passions: horticulture, landscape design, interior design, gourmet cooking, special occasion cakes and aspiring pianist.

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Mrs. Julie M. Lamdanski

Phone: (954) 924-0707
Facsimile: (954) 924-0717
Email: julie@patentmiami.com

Mrs. Julie M. Lamdanski

Administrator

With over ten years experience in the intellectual property arena, Mrs. Lamdanski brings professional management expertise to the Firm. Her seasoned organizational and communication skills enhance our client relationships and the overall efficiency of our practice.

Legal Secretarial Course, Parramatta Technical College, Australia.

A native of Sydney, Australia, Mrs. Lamdanski, with two children, enjoys digital scrapbooking and quilting during her free time.

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Mrs. Maria I. Cormany

Phone: (954) 924-0707
Facsimile: (954) 924-0717
Email: mcormany@patentmiami.com

Mrs. Maria I. Cormany

Patent Administrator

Mrs. Cormany has over 20 years experience in the Intellectual Property field. Maria assists the firm with all aspects of paralegal support relating to patent matters and docketing.

University of Miami Paralegal Institute.

Maria loves to spend time with her family and friends, enjoys entertaining, gardening and being anywhere on a beach.

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Attorneys May 24, 2016