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).

  • Keep Calm and Keep Inventing! April 2, 2020
    Friends, Inventors, Entrepreneurs, lend me your ears. Ward Law Office sends our continued support and best wishes for a full recovery to everyone who has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These are troubling times in which we find ourselves. Certainly, a time to care for your loved ones, and to put thoughts of health […]
  • USPTO announces extension of certain patent and trademark-related timing deadlines under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. March 31, 2020
  • They Invented What? (No. 132) March 19, 2020
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 6,688,105: Iceberg utilization process improvement.   What is claimed is: 1. An improved method for the process of utilizing icebergs for supplying fresh water to arid geographical areas comprising the steps of selecting an iceberg, insulating the iceberg, moving the iceber […]
  • They Invented What? (No. 197) March 14, 2020
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 2,294,569: Pie slice lifter. JW Note:  In honor of Pi Day.  We hope you remember to celebrate on time (3/14 at 1:59 PM . . . Einstein’s Birthday). Having thus described the invention, what is claimed is: 1. A pie slice lifter,…
  • They Invented What? (No. 131) March 7, 2020
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pub. Appl. No. 2008/0172175: Funny/humorous/abusive GPS system or navigation system. BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION GPS or navigation system is a gadget which with the help of a satellite guides you when you are driving a vehicle and gets you to your desired destination. When…