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).

  • Job Posting – Associate Attorney – Tiffin, Ohio. January 11, 2018
    Ward Law Office LLC is a boutique intellectual property law firm, located in Tiffin, Ohio.  The firm is growing and has an immediate full-time opening for an associate patent or trademark attorney. Qualified candidates must work well independently, be highly motivated, possess initiative, and have strong research and writing skills. Preference will be given […]
  • They Invented What? (No. 30) January 5, 2018
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 6,745,395:  Hat with display device.    What is claimed is: 1. A head apparel, comprising: a loop structure sized to engage a person’s head; a brim secured to the loop structure, the brim comprising at least two series of interleaved sections arranged…
  • Happy Holidays from Anticipate This! December 21, 2017
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Design Pat. No. D428,199:  Christmas tree soap.   JW Note:  Wishing all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  See you in 2007!
  • They Invented What? (No. 29) December 18, 2017
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 6,960,975:  Space vehicle propelled by the pressure of inflationary vacuum state.    What is claimed is: 1. A space vehicle propelled by the pressure of inflationary vacuum state is claimed comprising:      a hollow superconductive shield,      an inner shield, the inner sh […]
  • They Invented What? (No. 28) December 16, 2017
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 4,681,244:  Portable bar.   Background: The present invention relates to an improved portable bar, that is a portable device that is used for mixing cocktails or the like. The portable bar of the present invention is adapted to be worn by a person…