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John Faro

John Faro

40+ Years Corporate Patent and Private Practice & Litigation Experience
  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks...
  • Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Ohio
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Summary

Mr. Faro is Boston born and educated. Prior to entering private practice he was the patent counsel for the Baxter Healthcare division in Miami, with responsibility for its diagnostic products division. While with Baxter, Mr. Faro also had responsibility for the Baxter Healthcare endoscopic products division in Stamford Connecticut. • In private practice, Mr. Faro has represented his former employer, Baxter Healthcare, IVAX Inc., C.R. Bard. Polaroid Corp., Meridian Diagnostics, Coulter Diagnostics, American Surgical Instruments, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL); and, a number independent inventors • Mr. Faro is competent to prepare complex patent applications in various sophisticated technologies, including the materials science, medical & diagnostic devices, engineering, alternative energy and computer sciences

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Office and telepone consultation (30 minutes) are offered to identify client needs and suggest appropriate legal options - Extensive file reviews are not included in this initial consutation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept PayPal which works with all major credit cards
  • Contingent Fees
    Consider flexible fee arrangements in appropriate cases - including combination of fee reduction and contingency and equity participation in start-up companies
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Client cooperation is key to any amicable and professional relationship; and, where cooperation is unacceptable effective representation is not possible
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware
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Florida
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Massachusetts
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Ohio
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1st Circuit
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6th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Founder and Owner
Faro & Associates - Founder, Private Practice
- Current
Intellectual property practice and related litigation
Patent Counsel - Diagnostic Products Div, (Miami, FL) & Endoscope Div (Stanford, CN)
Baxter Healthcare fka American Hospital Supply
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Divisional Patent Counsel - Clinical Chemistry & Endoscope Technologies - Miami & Stanford Divisions
Asst Licensing Counsel (Chem Div - Independence OH)
B.F. Goodrich Co.
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Techology/Know-How licensing of vinyl chloride manufacture and "clean reator" technology; international experience
Patent Attorney - Material Sciences
Xerox Corp (Rochester, NY)
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Extensive complex patent prosecution and full range of Patent Office practice and appeals
Patent Attorney - Plastics Division
Owens Illionois
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Patent Attorney - Industrial & Biologics Divsion
E.I. duPont deNemours
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Education
Boston University School of Law
J.D. (1969) | Law
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Northeastern University
B.A. (1966) | Chemistry & Biology
Histologist - both light and EM and in audoradiographic techniques
Activities: Research Assit Harvard Medical School - 1961 thru 1969 - Laboratory of Cellular Neuropathology
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Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Member
Current
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Colier County Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Membership not continous - now living on west coast and have Naples office
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South Florida Intellectual Property Association
Co-Founder
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Rochester Patent Law Association
Member
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Activities: Panelist on topics relating to duty of candor in Patent Practice
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Ask Questions to Help Resolve an Intellectual Property Dispute in Miami
Faro & Associates Blog
Breaking through Barriers in an Intellectual Property Dispute in South Florida
Faro & Associates Blog
Common Problems found in Licensing Agreements in Florida
Faro & Associates Blog
How to Prepare for Mediating Intellectual Property Disputes in Boca Raton FL
Faro & Associates Blog
Options when Dealing with Copyright Infringement in Florida
Faro & Associates Blog
Certifications
Registered Patent Attorney
United States Patent & Trademark Office
Private Pilot
FAA
Contact & Map
999 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Fifth Third Bank Building
Suite 200
Naples, FL 34108
USA
Telephone: (239) 221-3639
Cell: (305) 761-6921
Fax: (305) 726-0029
1200 North Federal Highway
2nd Floor
Boca Raton, FL 33432
USA
Telephone: (561) 757-8787
Cell: (305) 761-6921
Fax: (305) 726-0029
1395 Brickell Avenue
Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131
USA
Telephone: (305) 761-6921
Cell: (305) 761-6921
Fax: (305) 726-0029