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Timothy Van Dyke - Attorney

Timothy H. Van Dyke, a registered patent attorney, joined BWSM in October 2003 after managing the law firm of Van Dyke & Associates, P.A. for several years. Tim concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on securing domestic and international patent protection in the technical areas of biomedicine, medical devices, regenerative science and pharmaceuticals. Tim also provides services relating to negotiation of patent and trademark licenses, enforcement of intellectual property rights, and conducting non-infringement and freedom to practice studies.

Specific Areas of Patent Preparation and/or Prosecution Experience:
Biomedical related products; medical/surgical devices and implants; new gene discoveries and genetic manipulation; stem cell based therapies for neurological pathology and neurodegenerative diseases; pharmaceuticals and therapeutics for treatment/prevention of neuropathologies; pharmaceuticals and therapeutics for treatment/prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes; drug delivery systems; diagnostics; vaccines; cosmetic compositions; genetically enhanced plants; plant growth and regulating compositions; plant protecting compositions; genetically engineered insect control compositions; magnetic resonance imaging and contrast agents; and basic electromechanical devices.

Recent Speaking Engagements:
Patentable Subject Matter Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in View of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank (2014), presented to the Office of Technology Transfer at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, July 2014
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Education
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center
    Concord, NH
    Juris Doctor, class rank- top 10 %
  • University of South Florida
    Tampa, FL
    Master of Science, Microbiology. Thesis work conducted in Cell Biology and Cell Signaling
  • Florida State University
    Tallahassee , FL
    Bachelor of Science, Biological Science (Minor-Chemistry, Latin)