Legal Blogs

Mr. Ward is the founding author of the legal blog “Anticipate This!” which provides light commentary on the practice of patent law, trademark law, and science & technology.

He is also the Webmaster for the Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA).

  • Public PAIR To Be Retired Tomorrow, July 31, 2022 July 30, 2022
    After July 31, 2022, Public PAIR will no longer be available. To access publicly available documents, guest users may access Patent Center.  See the USPTO Notice and other important information about this change here.
  • Patently Good Ideas: Intellectual Property Law for Business and Entrepreneurs – August 9th, 12-1:30PM ET July 21, 2022
    To register for this free webinar: http://go.umflint.edu/ip.
  • Trademark e-registration certificate issuance accelerated to May 24, 2022. May 16, 2022
    Via a Trademark Alert from the USPTO today: Our Trademark and IT teams are accelerating our transition to electronic registration certificates. Starting May 24, approximately two weeks earlier than previously announced, we will begin issuing electronic registration certificates. The new date accelerates the benefits of the electronic certificates and address […]
  • Ward Law Office – Announcement and Best Wishes for 2022! December 26, 2021
    Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends, Ward Law Office LLC (WLO), an “IP boutique” law firm headquartered in Tiffin, Ohio, USA, is excited to announce the opening of a new location in Southfield, Michigan. Beginning in January 2022, WLO will have a branch office located at the Centrepolis Accelerator on the campus of Lawrence Technological University. […] […]
  • Assistant Office Manager at Ward Law Office, Full-time Remote Position December 17, 2021
    Ward Law Office LLC (WLO) is a virtual “IP boutique” law firm with attorneys and staff located primarily in Ohio and Michigan. WLO has an immediate opening for an Assistant Office Manager with 10+ years experience. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills and will be familiar with legal forms and procedures for filing patent […]