Focuses his practice on patent prosecution and litigation in the electrical and computer arts. He helps clients obtain patents both domestically and internationally in a wide range of electrical and mechanical arts.  Mr. Keeler also enforces and defends clients’ rights in high-stakes patent and trademark litigations. He has written extensively on various aspects of patent law, and was recently quoted in a Law360 article regarding best practices in Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings.

Prior to joining WHIPgroup, Mr. Keeler earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cooper Union’s rigorous electrical engineering program, and subsequently worked as a sensor engineer on maritime surveillance drones. He has a lifelong obsession with computers and electronics, and can frequently be found working with WHIPgroup’s 3D printer or programming a Raspberry Pi.

Education

J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School Of Law, cum laude 2014
B.E. The Cooper Union, Electrical Engineering 2011

Honors/Awards

Articles Editor, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
IP and Information Law Fellow, Benjamin N. Cardozo School Of Law
Dean’s Merit Scholar, Benjamin N. Cardozo School Of Law

Court Admissions

State of Connecticut
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court (Connecticut)

Publications

Protecting your Trademark from Counterfeiting, General Counsel News, November 2015
Covered Business Method Review, Intellectual Property Magazine, May 2015
Why Can’t We Be FRAND(s)?: The Effect Of Reasonable And Non-Discriminatory Commitments On Standard Essential Patent Licensing, 32 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L. J. 317, 2013

Blog Posts

Get Your Patent Faster Using Pre-Appeal Briefs, September 18, 2018
Privacy in The Digital Age: Is The Public Concerned Or Unknowingly Getting Burned?, June 27, 2018
eSports, and the Power of an Established Brand, March 6, 2018
Amending Burdens: Federal Circuit Changes Law so IPR Petitioners Must Prove Amended Claims Unpatentable, November 22, 2017
Shaw-shank Relitigation: District Courts Chiseling Away at Estoppel Provisions, June 27, 2017
Intangible Assets: Motions to Exclude Are More Valuable than the Stats Suggest, April 10, 2017
The P3 Program Warrants Extension, March 10, 2017
Once is Enough: Assessing Previously-Used Prior Art and Arguments at the PTAB, January 10, 2017

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