Board Certification

When undergoing an important medical procedure, selecting the physician that will perform your procedure is a very important decision one must make and in doing so, one looks for the best of the best and/or a Board Certified physician to ensure the physician they have selected will give the patient the highest probability of success.  Likewise, the decision in selecting an intellectual property attorney (patents, trademarks, copyrights) is a very important decision.  Your intellectual property is vital, and therefore one should only rely on a Florida Board Certified Expert in Intellectual Property when selecting an attorney.  Mark Johnson, Esquire is proud to be the Florida Board Certified Expert in Intellectual Property Law you need to assist you in all of your intellectual property needs.

The purpose of Florida Board Certification standards in intellectual property is to identify those lawyers who practice intellectual property law and have the special knowledge, skills, and proficiency, as well as the character, ethics, and reputation for professionalism, to be properly identified to the public as certified intellectual property lawyers.

Florida Board Certification Standards

According to the Florida Bar regulating attorneys, Board Certification is designed to provide “an objective measure that a potential client can rely upon when selecting a lawyer.”

To become Board Certified in intellectual property law certification, Florida Bar Rule 6-26.3 requires a lawyer to fulfill the following obligations:

  • Practice of law for at least 5 years;
  • Experience in one or more of the 4 areas of intellectual property law: patent
    prosecution, patent infringement litigation, trademark law or copyright law, in the 5
    years immediately preceding application;
  • Substantial involvement in the specialty of intellectual property law- 30% or more in
    the 3 years immediately preceding application;
  • 45 hours of approved intellectual property law certification continuing legal
    education in the 3 years immediately preceding application;
  • Peer review; and
  • A written examination.

Whether you need a Broward patent attorney, Dade patent attorney, West Palm Beach patent attorney, Tampa patent attorney, Orlando patent attorney, Naples patent attorney, Fort Lauderdale patent attorney, Miami patent attorney, Plantation patent attorney, Boca Raton patent attorney, Jacksonville patent attorney, the team of legal professionals at Johnson Dalal are standing by ready to assist you.