Licensed Patent Agent
"Easy to work with, knowledgable and quick turnaround."
Professional State of Connecticut (License 12557), State of Florida (License 81722), Texas ( License 130070), Alabama (License 37413-E), Oklahoma (30232), Louisiana (42472)
Named Inventor on 103 Patents
7 Successful Company Exits
29 FDA Approvals
Board member for the National Association of Patent Practitioners
Joel Douglas is highly qualified when it comes to the technical aspect of work in fields spanning from medical, to mechanical, electrical and software. He is a serial entrepreneur with a wealth of knowledge in turning startups into successful ventures and expertise in the FDA approval process as… read more the author and overseer of 29 FDA approvals. He has learned the in's and out's of patent application drafting, and prosecution throughout his 30+ year career and applied his knowledge to every client application. Joel is currently the founder of Menlo Park Patents and a Patent Agent at Stanton IP Law Firm in the Tampa, FL region.
- Design Patent
- Non-Provisional Patent
- Patent Consults
- Patent Search
- Plant Patent
- Provisional Patent
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
- Other Patent Matter
"Joel and his partners are fantastic! They have been extremely helpful,very straight forward and professional. I would highly recommend Joel to anyone and surely will consider working with Joel again in the future"
"Joel and his team were a pleasure to work with and were very knowledgeable of everything to do with the patent process. With their streamlined process from start to finish you can expect nothing but the best."
"Easy to work with, knowledgable and quick turnaround."
"Mr.Douglas was very knowledgeable in helping me with my patent, will use his services again."
"Joel and his team were great communicators and we had a great experience with them."
"Fantastic communication highly knowledge Team. Went above and behold with several Zoom calls that lasted until their team had resolved any issues! Went over an hour in one meeting! Lord Newbridge"
Stanton IP Law Firm
Feb 2019 - Present
As a patent agent for Stanton IP Law, I am responsible for drafting, filing, and prosecution of client applications from numerous industries including software, mechanical, medical, distributed ledger technology, and clean technology.
Menlo Park Patents
Patent Agent, Vice President
Mar 2008 - Present
Menlo Park Patents guides inventors through the complex procedures to obtaining patent protection at the USPTO and worldwide. Drawing on over 30 plus years of combined experience our team of U.S. patent agents utilize their deep knowledge of patent law and experience as serial entrepreneurs to help inventors obtain patent protection with budget consciousness and transpanrent, fixed rate services
Florida Gulf Coast University
Sep 2018 - May 2019
Taught engineering entrepreneurship classes, mentoring student entrepreneurs, assisting students with patent applications.
Sep 2010 - May 2017
Taught in the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment in the school of American Business and Economic Enterprise and in the School of Engineering. Taught entrepreneurship classes, Taught Intellectual Property Law class, mentored student entrepreneurs, assisting students with patent applications.
Loon Medical, Inc.
Jan 2013 - Nov 2016
Founded Loon Medical to deliver focused products toward caregivers. Led the design, development and commercialization of the Bluetooth BLE system CareSentinel® and CareCom® mobile medical alert systems.
Raised $500k in capital from numerous angels and VCs.
Engineered Carbon Solutions, LLC
Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Founded Engineered Carbon Solutions to develop, manufacture and sell hybrid Frog City Fuel brand premium pellets made from a hybrid material consisting of recycled biomass and coal. Less expensive per BTU than wood pellets and worked seamlessly with current pellet heating stoves and boilers.
Mystic Technology Partners, Inc.
Jan 2004 - Jan 2012
Develop new products through selective partnering to leverage complementary capabilities.
Developed a PEM fuel cell and Li-ion battery system for the U.S. Navy. Developed SaniCheck, a hand hygiene monitoring system, licensed to Simoniz, Inc.
Jan 2007 - Jan 2011
Founded eGen to develop the first low flow hydrokinetic system capable of generating electricity in water flows as low as 1 cubic foot/minute. Designed and patented a power generation system employing novel microfin technology replacing traditional turbine blades and yielding more than three times the energy than competitive solutions of equal size.
SimpleChoice a SpectRx Company
Chief Technology Officer
Jan 2001 - Jan 2004
Managed R&D and regulatory approval for the SimpleChoice® Patch and Quick insulin infusion systems. Wrote 4 successful FDA 510(k) clearances. Developed strategy for 3 SimpleChoice products and member of award-winning team for advertising campaign. Launched manufacturing in U.S. and Mexico for two products.
Sterling Medivations, Inc.
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001
Developed innovative insulin delivery products for people with diabetes. Received approval for 24 FDA 510(k)s in an 18-month period. During that same period, filed 8 U.S. patents and 5 foreign patents.
On December 31, 2001, SpectRx Inc. acquired Sterling Medivations’s portfolio of FDA-cleared insulin delivery products.
Amira Medical, Inc.
Jan 1995 - Jan 1999
Founded Amira Medical to design, develop and commercialize the first alternate site blood glucose monitoring system, AtLast®. Perfected micro fluidic techniques to deliver small, precise blood samples and obtained the first non-finger stick blood glucose monitoring FDA 510(k) clearance. Developed two blood glucose monitors for Becton Dickinson. Acquired by Roche Diagnostics in 2001.