John Fulton, Jr.

John received his J.D. from the University of Miami, School of Law, graduating Cum Laude, while he was employed as a Supervising Engineer for Montgomery Watson Americas, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cleveland State University and worked in the field for several years designing and implementing various hazardous waste remediation projects as a Project Chemical Engineer for OHM Remediation Service Corp. He obtained his Professional Engineering License in both Ohio and Florida, and he still maintains his license in Florida. As a Registered Patent Attorney, John has assisted clients in securing patents related to chemical formulations and processes, medical devices, mechanical and electromechanical devices, and processes.

Professional Recognition
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2019 – 2022
  • Certificate of Meritorious Service, Intellectual Property Law Certification Committee  The Florida Bar
  • Equal Justice Pro Bono Clinic Volunteer Award, Legal Services of Greater Dade, 2018
  • Pro Bono Award, Hon. Marvin H. Gillman Small Claims Clinic, Dade Legal Aid / Put Something Back, 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale Hubble
  • Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law, The Florida Bar
  • Pro Bono Award, Hon. Marvin H. Gillman Small Claims Clinic, Dade Legal Aid / Put Something Back, 2003
Areas of Special Expertise
  • U.S. and International Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Chemical formulations and chemical processes
  • Mechanical / electromechanical devices and manufacturing processes
  • Medical devices
  • Infringement, validity and enforceability evaluations
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Florida State
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Circuit Court, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Circuit Court, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Community and Professional Organizations
  • Dade Legal Aid, Patent Pro Bono Project, Attorney Volunteer
  • Read to a Child Program, Miami
  • The Rotary Club of Miami-Brickell, Club President, Rotary Year
  • Rotary District 6990, District Foundation Committee Chair, Grant Committee Chair, Area Governor
  • The Venture Café, Intellectual Property Law for Startups Office Hours, Attorney Volunteer
  • Dade Legal Aid / Legal Services of Greater Miami, Small Claims Clinic, Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer
  • The Inventors Society of South Florida, Interim President, Vice-President
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D. Cum Laude
  • Cleveland State University, B.S., Chemical Engineering
Prior Professional Experience
  • Senior Counsel / Registered Patent Attorney John Rizvi, P.A.