Dean Flores, Esq.
Mr. Flores's practice includes all aspects of intellectual property
procurement, including the preparation and prosecution of domestic and
international patent applications, the preparation and prosecution of
trademark applications and copyright registrations, and counseling concerning
trade secret protection.
Mr. Flores's patent practice covers a wide range of technical fields,
including illumination and imaging devices, business methods in relation
to computer software, radar/sonar systems, mechanical devices, and fleet
telematics hardware and software for monitoring the operation and usage
of mobile and vehicular assets. In addition to preparing and prosecuting
patents, Mr. Flores prepares patentability, invalidity, and non-infringement
opinions and counsels clients on patent freedom-to-practice and design-around
issues. He also counsels clients on intellectual property due diligence
issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Flores also has
experience preparing and negotiating a variety of agreements for his clients
including confidentiality agreements and joint development agreements.
Mr. Flores practice also includes enforcement of intellectual property
rights. Mr. Flores has experience litigating patent infringement suits
for both plaintiffs and defendants, and he has experience preparing requests for
inter partes and
ex parte reexamination proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
in relation to infringement litigation. He has also counseled clients
in relation to both trademark and copyright infringement actions.
Mr. Flores was previously Counsel with an AmLaw 100 law firm. He is admitted
to practice in Pennsylvania and before
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Flores holds a degree in Electrical
Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and received his law
degree with honors from the Rutgers University School of Law in Camden,
New Jersey, where he was a member of the Rutgers Law Journal.
Contact: Dean Flores