Intellectual Property Services

Dr. León is an attorney registered to practice in patent matters before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.  His intellectual property law practice covers, but it is not limited to, patent, trademark and copyright matters; both in the registration and litigation realms.  Dr. León also has vast experience in licensing of intellectual property assets and multiple areas of sports law.  Dr. León has handled franchising cases both from the franchisor and franchisee’s sides.

Dr. León has successfully prosecuted numerous federal patent and trademark applications on behalf of clients.

Among others, since 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office granted the following certificates of patent registration and trademark registrations to Dr. León’s clients in connection with important, innovative technologies and brand names.

US Patent No. 8,077,754; Pool Power Control in Remelting Systems. Inventors Rodney L. Williamson, David K. Melgaard, Joseph J. Beaman. Assignee: SMPC, Huntington, WV.

US Patent No. 7,959,028; Improved Lid for Beverage Containers. Inventor: Richard J. Leon, Bonsall, California.

US Design Patent No. D604,562; Golf Ball Tumbler. Inventor: Carlos A. Lopez. Assignee: Productopop, Inc., Miami, Florida.

US Patent No.7,994,311 Fluorescent Chemosensors For Metals Based on Dipyrrins. Inventors: Paul A. Bentley, Yujiang Mei. Assignee: STC.UNM, Albuquerque, NM

US Patent No. 7,777,176: Composition and Method to Characterize Membranes’ Defects. Inventors: Douglas A. Loy, Dylan Joseph Boday and Jason Wertz. Assignee: Energy Materials Corporation, Livermore, CA.

US Patent No. 7,766,872: Prefilled, Single Dose, One Time Use, Self-Destructing, Auto-Disabling Safety Syringe with an Injection Molded Barrel; Method of Manufacture and Method of Use. Inventor: Timothy Ackerman, Sarasota, FL.

US Patent No. 7,775,165: Collapsible Furniture and Method to Collapse and Assemble Using a Plug Joint System. Inventor: Wristen Paschich.

U.S. Patent No. 9,041,010; Wide Band Gap Semiconductor Wafers Gown and Processed in a MIcrogravity Environment and Method of Production.  Granted on May 26, 2015, to William B. Seng and Richard L. Glover.

U.S. Patent No. 9,000,906; Vicinity Motion Detector-Based Occupant Detection and Notification System.  Granted on April 7, 2015 to Alissa Marie Chavez.

U.S. Patent No. 8,632,414; Feedback-Based Gold Swing Training Aid.  Granted on January 21, 2014 to Charles Albert Rippberger.

U.S. Patents No. D695,454, D695,455 and D695,456; Hair Holding Device.  Granted on December 10, 2013 to Patricia Lynn Moore.

U.S. Patent No. 8,544,988; Recyclable and Remanufacturable Microprocessor-Based Postal Evidencing Module and Method of Recycling and Remanufacturing.  Granted to Randall Ellis Hooker and Eric Tuvesson on October 1, 2013 and assigned to Clover Technology Groups, LLC, Ottawa, IL.

US Trademark Registration No. 4,097,044; Bioworld (for recyclable paper and plastic products) Owner: Bioworld, LLC

US Trademark Registration No. 4,094,646; Bioworld and Design (for recyclable paper and plastic products). Owner: Bioworld, LLC

US Trademark Registration No. 4,068,380; It’s Not Bottled…It’s Better! (for drinking vessels). Owner: Universal Water Systems

US Trademark Registration No. 3,476,122; Fair But Firm (for educational services in the boxing industry). Owner: Joe Cortez

US Trademark Registration No. 3,967,146; Dynamic Medical Laboratory Market Place (for online auctions in the medical field) Owner: Cory Hess

US Trademark Registration No. 3,984,742; YDI Developing Lives (for charitable academic and community outreach services). Owner: Youth Development, Inc.

US Trademark Registration No. 3,796,608; Molekul (for dermatologicals). Owner: WM Molekuel Kosmetik Inc.

U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,774,067; VIEX (Stylized) (for dietary and nutritional supplements).  Owner: Laser Light, LLC d/b/a Intellix Solutions.

U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,676,693; RAKECITY (Word Only) (for athletic apparel).  Owner: Michael B. Foote.

U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,679,754; NOPüRA (Stylized) (for dermatological and pharmaceutical products).  Owner: WM Molekuel Kosmetik, Inc.

U.S. Trademark Registration No.4,693,167; STRAVIDA (Stylized) (for apparel including straps and belts). Owner: Tencha, Inc.

U.S. Trademark Registration No.4,509,774 ASLEARNER & Design (for computer software and applications).  Owner: Ruma Technology, LLC.

U.S. Trademark Registration No.4,827,226; ASTRO SPORTS TECHNOLOGY & Design (for athletic equipment and apparel and backpacks).  Owner: Allplay Limited.

In addition to representing clients before the USPTO, Dr. León has successfully represented clients in patent, trademark and copyright infringement actions before the federal courts of New Mexico and Florida. (See, e.g., Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc., v. Nicor, Inc., et al., CIV 04-0424 JB/LFG, in which the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico issued a Summary Judgment Order in favor of the Dr. León’s clients).