Joel Douglas

Joel Douglas

Licensed Patent Agent

Bonita Springs
Florida
Licensed in
Patent Bar
PLI

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About
U.S. Patent Agent, Serial Entrepreneur
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

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 the author and overseer of 29 FDA approvals. He has learned
… read more 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.
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"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"

Assist with Other Patent Matter
Posted on Nov 7, 2022
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"The experience was fluid, efficient, and easy because of their expertise and proficiency in this world. It took something very complicated and cumbersome and made it an enjoyable and exciting process. I have much gratitude in finding them to help me through the parent process."

Patent Consultation
Posted on Oct 14, 2022
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"Knowledgeable and efficient to processing my request"

Assist with Other Patent Matter
Posted on Oct 7, 2022
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"Joel helped me understand the patent application process and successfully submitted the documents for my provisional patent. I would hire Joel and his team again."

Patent Consultation
Posted on Oct 4, 2022
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"It was a pleasure working with Joel and his team!"

Assist with Other Patent Matter
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"These people are smart, knowledgeable, accountable, helpful. I would highly recommend them for helping your with your project. - Jim Sellner"

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Work History

Stanton IP Law Firm

Patent Agent

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.

Feb 2019 - Present

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

Mar 2008 - Present

Florida Gulf Coast University

Visiting Lecturer

Sep 2018 - May 2019

Taught engineering entrepreneurship classes, mentoring student entrepreneurs, assisting students with patent applications.

Sep 2018 - May 2019

Trinity College

Visiting Lecturer

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.

Sep 2010 - May 2017

Loon Medical, Inc.

Co-Founder, CTO

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.

Jan 2013 - Nov 2016

Engineered Carbon Solutions, LLC

Co-Founder, CTO

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.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2014

Mystic Technology Partners, Inc.

Co-Founder, CTO

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 2004 - Jan 2012

eGen, LLC

Co-Founder, CTO

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.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2011

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.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2004

Sterling Medivations, Inc.

Co-Founder, CTO

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.

Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

Amira Medical, Inc.

Co-Founder, CTO

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.

Jan 1995 - Jan 1999

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