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).

  • Beware of spoofed calls that impersonate the USPTO. February 1, 2023
    Press release from USPTO today:
  • Docketing Specialist at Ward Law Office, Full-time Remote Position January 26, 2023
    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 a Docketing Specialist with 2+ years’ experience in IP docketing. This position will report to the Operations Manager and will assist with docketing of all legal matters of the law […]
  • USPTO introduces new tool to help creators identify their intellectual property. January 18, 2023
    Press Release from USPTO
  • Changes affecting patent small/micro entity fees January 6, 2023
    Notice Regarding Changes Affecting Patent Small/Micro Entity Fees. Most small and micro entity fees have decreased with the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023—which included the Unleashing American Innovators Act of 2022—signed into law on 12/29/2022.  The law increased small entity discounts from 50 percent to 60 percent and micro entity […]
  • Ward Law Office – Thank You and Best Wishes for 2023! December 30, 2022
    Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends, Ward Law Office LLC (WLO), an “IP boutique” located in Southfield, Michigan and Tiffin, Ohio, would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all of you who have trusted our law firm this past year to assist with your patent and trademark needs. We would also like […]