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Joshua David Mertzlufft

Joshua David Mertzlufft

Patent Attorney Serving Clients Nationwide
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • New York, United States Patent & Trademark Office
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Biography

Joshua is an experienced patent attorney and counselor who leads Stake to provide top-of-class client service. With an applied physics background, Joshua has experience working with clients innovating in electronics, optics, software, physics, and more.

Education
SUNY Buffalo Law School
J.D. (2018) | Law
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Activities: Editor-in-Chief, Buffalo Law Review
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Houghton College
B.S. (2013) | Applied Physics
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Speaking Engagements
Blockchain and Patents
Certifications
Registered Patent Attorney
United States Patent & Trademark Office
Professional Associations
Bar Association of Erie County
Member
Current
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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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United States Patent & Trademark Office
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 15-Minute Intro Call: https://start.stake.law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Patents
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Have idea to enhance an existing product for existing business. What kind of atty to draft protection, more than a NDA.
A: Beyond an NDA, you could talk to a patent attorney to discuss possible patent protection. In an initial conversation, you can discuss whether your idea is a good candidate for a patent application.
Q. If an inventor signs over all rights to his invention to a corporation, Is the corporation required to have an attorney
A: Hello! Yes, if the corporation is to be the “Applicant” on a U.S. patent application, the patent application has to be signed by a registered patent attorney or a registered patent agent.



I am a registered U.S. patent attorney, however, absent a mutually-agreed, written engagement agreement between you and my firm, I am not *your* attorney, and neither the contents of this message nor receipt thereof may be construed in any way as legal advice nor to form any attorney-client relationship.
Q. I want to sue a certain individual due to him stealing my patent & putting it on the market for his own gain & profit !
A: The first step in any potential infringement action is to take a look at the product/service/method and compare it to the patent and then put a strategy together.



I am a registered U.S. patent attorney, however, absent a mutually-agreed, written engagement agreement between you and my firm, I am not *your* attorney, and neither the contents of this message nor receipt thereof may be construed in any way as legal advice nor to form any attorney-client relationship.
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