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Deon Hugo | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2015

Deon Hugo

Patents, Intellectual property,Patent applications
   South Africa
  |   Pretoria, Gauteng
  |  1:36 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I have an engineering degree as well as a law degree. I have done a course in intellectual property law which included patents, design patents, copyright and trademarks. It also included a subject on the drafting of patents. I have 20 years of experience in patents. I have drafted many patent specifications and was also involved in patent litigation.
I do patent applications provisional and non-provisional. I give opinions on infringement and obviousness. I do patent searches and assist to answer office actions and objections by the patent...

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Portfolio

Prior art search for invention to be patented
Complete Patent Specification of a Combination Lock
Complete Patent Specification of a Fishing Chair
Complete Patent Specification of a Pipe Painter
Patent Specification of a Conduit Grip
This is a regular patent specification of a business method
Explains the how Sildenafil active ingredient of Viagra came about. How Viagra...
Give a description of all the malware that can invade your computer and whether the...

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English
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Patent Law
Intellectual Property Law
Copyright
patent drafting
patent claims drafting
Infringement
determining obviousness
inventions

Service Description

I draft patent applications and advise clients in the field of patents. I also do prior art patent searches. I give opinions on the novelty and obviousness of a patent.
I give opinions on patent infringement. I assist to respond to office actions and objections by the patent examiner during the filing of a patent.
I also do technical writing and research in technical fields.

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Employment

Several Clients
Freelancer
2013 - 2015
I did freelance work as requested on the Upwork website. Upwork is similar to Elance. I have written 3 patent applications and gave one opinion. I have earned approximately $ 1 200.00 and worked 40...

Education

University of Pretoria
Baccalaureus Legum
1986 - 1990
Randse Afrikaanse Univ (now Univ of Johannesburg)
Honneurs Baccalaureus Elektrotegniek Engineering
1975 - 1980

Keywords

Patents
patent searches
infringement
obviousness
office action
objection
examiner
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