TRUEBA & SUAREZ
Miami Patent Lawyers Promoting the Progress of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets

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Passion. Experience. Diligence.

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At Trueba & Suarez, our team of experienced trial and transactional lawyers know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. Whether you are in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, our even outside of Florida, our U.S. Registered Patent Attorneys are ready to help you identify your intellectual property assets, get them protected, and even defend you in the event that you are ever accused of patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, or any other type of intellectual property infringement claim. The lawyers at Trueba & Suarez have represented clients throughout South Florida and the United States, as well as, various international clients and multi-national corporations.


 

U.S. REGISTERED PATENT ATTORNEY

William R. Trueba, Jr. 

Contact Will at wtrueba@lex188.com

Co-founder William R. Trueba, Jr.’s practice centers on the domestic and international enforcement of intellectual property rights. Will is also a U.S. Registered Patent Attorney, with a background in electrical engineering.  He has represented clients in patent infringement lawsuits involving various technologies, including fertilizers, highway construction equipment, software, lasers, marine equipment, HVAC systems, nutritional supplements, pharmaceuticals, pet products, baby products, hunting equipment, motion detectors, super capacitors, farming methods and others.  He has also represented clients in the enforcement of copyrights involving motion pictures, music, artwork, photographs, software, and jewelry among others. Will has also assisted clients with trademark and trade dress matters involving clothing, inspection services, boats, sunscreen, and other goods and services.

In addition to his trial experience, he has also assisted clients with the prosecution of patent, trademark and copyright applications. In 2014, Will was named the Most Effective Lawyer in the Intellectual Property category by the Daily Business Review, for winning a major victory in a patent infringement lawsuit, Tawnsaura v. Vitacost.com, (U.S. District Court for the Central District of California). As an active member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Model Patent Jury Instructions Subcommittee, he has participated in the revisions made to the Model Patent Jury Instructions for the past two years.  He has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer for more than five consecutive years and a Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite.  Will received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law and his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University. Prior to going to law school, Will was an engineer with Florida Power & Light Company. Will is fluent in English and Spanish.

 

Education

University of Miami School of Law
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1997

Florida International University
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1990

Activities & Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida

  • Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild

  • Christopher Columbus Lawyers Alumni Society

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1997

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. District Courts Southern, Middle and Northern, Districts of Florida, and Central District of Illinois

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and Federal Circuit

 

 
Rob Suarez

U.S. REGISTERED PATENT ATTORNEY

Roberto M. Suárez

Contact Rob at rsuarez@lex188.com

Rob’s practice centers around the identification, creation, and protection of Intellectual Property rights for startups, entrepreneurs, and established corporations. He specializes in Patent Law and serves clients in other Intellectual Property matters such as Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secrets. Rob is a U.S. registered Patent Attorney who brings over 15 years of product development and engineering experience to his practice. Rob’s knowledge of manufacturing and business methods, as well as his grasp of complex technical concepts, helps him to hone in on the most nuanced innovations in order to capture the broadest patentable inventions and distinguish the finer points in a claim. An inventor in his own right, he has developed innovative products for the aviation, marine, consumer electronics, and telecommunication / mobile devices industries. Rob is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as the State Bar of Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Rob is fluent in English and Spanish.

 

Education

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2011

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1995

Activities & Affiliations

• American Intellectual Property Law Association
• Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild
• Belen Jesuit Alumni Association, BALS

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2012

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. District Courts Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

 

 
 
Darlene Barron

U.S. REGISTERED PATENT ATTORNEY

Darlene Barron

Contact Darlene at dbarron@lex188.com

Darlene Barron has an undergraduate degree in ceramic/materials science engineering and is a registered patent attorney whose practice areas include intellectual property litigation in Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets matters and intellectual property prosecution (US and Foreign), due diligence, freedom to operate, portfolio analysis, strategic counseling and opinions. Darlene’s clients in intellectual property litigation matters include internet marketing companies, pharmaceutical companies, DAS providers, software developers, communications agencies, theatre companies, licensees of software, and patent holders in various industries. In addition, her experience includes trademark and patent prosecution matters with an emphasis on materials science and mechanical devices.

Darlene also has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Darlene worked with corporate clients in the telecommunications industry for over a decade. As a strategic account manager with AT&T/Teleport Communications Group, Darlene served AT&T’s major account teams to deliver SONET Ring disaster recovery solutions to AT&T major and global accounts. In delivering network solutions, she analyzed unit cost structure, calculated break even points and net present values to successfully assist clients in achieving disaster recovery alternatives and cost savings. In these positions, Darlene also interacted with corporate counsel in structuring agent and end user agreements. She also advised clients in filing complaints with the Public Service Commission.

 Darlene’s technical and business background, coupled with her analytical experience, help her to serve clients as an attorney on intellectual property matters.

Bar Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011

  • Florida Bar, 2014

  • U.S. District Courts Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Publications

Education

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER
Juris Doctor, 2013

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
Master of Business Administration, 1992
B.S., Ceramic/Materials Science Engineering, 1991

 

 
Ana Buchenhorner

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Ana M. Buchenhorner

Contact Ana at abuchenhorner@lex188.com

 

 
Jennifer Weiss
 

 
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Accounting - law firm administration

Shannon Tamburi

Contact Shannon at stamburi@lex188.com