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Jeff Lloyd

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Education

  • B.A. Phi Beta Kappa
    High Honors
    History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
    University of Florida (1981)
  • J.D.
    University of Florida College of Law (1987)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • U.S. and International Patent Prosecution
  • U.S. Design Patents
  • Arbitration and Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Freedom-to-Operate, Validity and Infringement Opinions
  • Patent Appeals

TECHNOLOGY AREAS

  • Biotechnology
  • Agriculture
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Natural Products
  • Medical Devices
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Watercraft Technology

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar
  • Appointed to the Inaugural Committee for Intellectual Property Law Certification by the President of the Florida Bar
  • Recipient of prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Named to Florida Super Lawyers
  • Named to IP Stars

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES

  • 2019 Reappointed to The Florida Bar: Committee for Intellectual Property Law Certification
  • 2015 Intellectual Property Certification Grade Review Panel
  • Two-time past Chairman (2011-2013), Former Vice Chairman (2010-2011); The Florida Bar: Committee for Intellectual Property Law Certification
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (1992)
  • Adjunct Professor; University of Florida Levin College of Law: Patent Drafting & Prosecution, and Advanced Patent Drafting & Prosecution (1995-2015)
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
  • American Bar Association Sections of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation, and Intellectual Property: Amicus Briefs and Biotechnology Committees
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA): Biotechnology and Patent Law Committees
  • Successfully completed Comprehensive Training in Commercial Arbitration at the American Bar Association’s 5th Annual Arbitration Training Institute
  • The Florida Bar: Business Law Section and Intellectual Property Law Committee
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Florida (1987), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Encouraging the Art of Medicine: The University of South Florida’s Brief to the United States Supreme Court in BILSKI V. KAPPOS. (2010). Technology & Innovation: Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, 12(1): 13-20.
  • Inventor of U.S. Patent No. 7,581,912: Fastener Having a Vaned Shaft.
  • Co-inventor of U.S. Patent No. D774,394: Combined Shopping Bag Holder and Carrier.

SELECTED PATENTS

  • 10,955,211: Lock System
  • 10,308,946: Expression Cassette for Transformation Comprising a Modified Viral Sequence Driven by a Suitable Promoter
  • 10,275,531: Medical Content Search and Results
  • 9,403,581: Cuddy Cabin Vessel with Separate Privacy Enclosure
  • 8,540,392: Devices and Systems for Improved Traffic Control Signal Assembly
  • 8,034,549: Detection of Cancer by Elevated Levels of Bcl-2
  • 7,856,938: General Purpose Submarine Having High Speed Surface Capability
  • 7,789,975: Shape Memory Material and Method of Making the Same
  • 7,677,249: Device and Method for Providing a Lateralization Effect
  • 7,632,797: Water-Stabilized Antimicrobial Organosilane Products, Compositions, and Methods for Using the Same
  • 7,618,819: Use of Pseudogene Insertion Sites to Create Novel Traits in Transgenic Organisms
  • 7,157,617: Methods for Producing Pesticidal Cotton Plants Expressing Lectin
  • D725,865: Automated Teller Machine
  • D700,625: Piston Pump