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Toussaint M. | Elance
 
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Toussaint M.

Intellectual Property Legal Practitioner
   United States
Renton

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $250

Veteran patent attorney and intellectual property expert with a focused practice on intellectual property procurement, licensing, strategic patent portfolio assessments, commercial and intellectual property dispute mediation, intellectual property theft and identity theft.

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Portfolio

Patent Application on AI Gaming Technology
Patent Application on Content Distribution and Management Platform

Skills (7)

Tested
Patent Application Drafting
Patent Application Prosecution
Intellectual Property Agreement Drafting
Intellectual Property Valuation
Business Entity Formation and Structuring
Intellectual Property Taxation
Transfer Pricing Studies

Service Description

Intellectual property law practice seeks new clients with a strong desire to protect, acquire and maximize economic returns on intellectual property assets in multiple fields.

My experience includes protecting novel technical inventions, creative works and distinctive marks. I also have significant experience drafting and negotiating contracts to maximize returns from intellectual property protection, and assessing the legal, commercial and technical value of patent assets in electronic and software industries.

In addition to procurement and transactional matters, I also provide expert advice on business financing and intellectual property commercialization strategies.

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Employment

Myricks Law Group, PLLC
Managing Member
2008 - Present
Founder and managing member of law practice focused on patent application preparation and prosecution, intellectual property valuation, and technology and intellectual property commercialization.
PatentCafe.com, Inc.
Chief IP Counsel
2007 - 2008
Lead IP counsel for software technology company which developed platform for mining and analyzing complex patent portfolios using latent semantic analysis techniques. Prepared strategic agreements...
Axios Law Group, LLC
Of Counsel
2006 - 2007
Co-founder and patent attorney for law firm focusing on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications worldwide for independent inventors, small businesses and emerging growth companies in...
Vulcan Inc.
Patent Counsel
2003 - 2005
Chief patent counsel responsible for development and execution of patent protection, licensing, asset sales and enforcement strategies worldwide. Portfolio managed comprised technologies in the...
Law and Economics Consulting Group
Consulting Affiliate
2002 - 2003
Consulting expert on intellectual property valuation, licensing and transfer pricing issues involving software, microelectronics and communications technologies.
Christensen O'Conner Johnson & Kindness
Patent Attorney
2000 - 2002
Prepared and prosecuted provisional and non-provisional patent applications on inventions in the software, electronic and control system fields in the US and internationally thru the PCT.
Preston, Gates & Ellis
Attorney
1995 - 1997
Intellectual property counsel for major software company and other small and emerging growth companies. Special focus on drafting and negotiation of technology and software license agreements.

Education

University of Washington
Master of Science (Electrical Engineering)
- 2000
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Juris Doctor
- 1995
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Master of Intellectual Property
- 1995
MIT
Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering)
- 1985

Keywords

Patents
Trademarks
Trade Secrets
Copyrights
Contracts
Licensing
Infringement
Theft
IP
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