Black McCuskey is pleased to announce that Attorney Ray Meiers has joined the Intellectual Property Practice Group. The addition of Ray not only expands the IP Practice Group, but extends the firm’s geographic footprint into the Toledo area.
Ray has engineering degrees in both mechanical engineering and electrical engineering from the University of Toledo and a Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Cincinnati College Of Law. He is registered as a Patent Attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Ray began his practice in 2000, after having spent five years working as an engineer. Over the years, he has obtained hundreds of patents and trademarks on behalf of clients and has conducted numerous investigations into the value, validity, and scope of patents in various areas of technology and business. Ray is a frequent lecturer on IP topics.
His current and previous professional involvements include the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Electronic and Computer Law Committee; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; Intellectual Property Owners Association; Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association and past president of the Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association.
“We are extremely pleased to have Ray join our firm. It expands the capabilities of our Intellectual Property Practice Group and the ability to serve clients in the Toledo area,” said Bruce Soares, Managing Partner.