Meet The Idea Attorneys
partners Glenn Gold and John
Rizvi are regularly featured in the press and quoted on important matters of intellectual property
law. As recognized experts in intellectual property law, you will find them in national legal journals
and intellectual property publications, as The
American Lawyer, Intellectual Property Today and Inventor's Digest,
as well as The Orlando Sentinel, The South Florida Business
Journal, The Sun-Sentinel, The Sioux Falls Business Journal, Broward Bar, InternetCoast and Inventare
Maximus. Additionally, they have authored an educational audio series entitled Patent
Protection: A Practical Guide for Inventors explaining the nuances of the patenting process.
our founding partners have experience working at some of the largest and most prestigious law firms
in the country, we are not a large firm. This means that you will deal directly with principal Glenn
Gold or John Rizvi on every aspect
of your matter and not a faceless new associate drawn from the gallows.
have dedicated their careers exclusively to securing and preserving rights in new ideas. We believe
it is better to excel in a single area of the law than to be mediocre in a number of different fields.
As such, we focus on doing one thing - protecting new ideas - and doing it better than anyone else.
We are The Idea Attorneys®.
biographies for both Glenn Gold and John Rizvi are set forth below. To view other attorney and staff
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E. Gold is a Registered Patent Lawyer in Florida concentrating exclusively in patent,
trademark, copyright and licensing matters. He primarily focuses on the preparation
and prosecution of U.S. and international patent and trademark applications. In addition,
Glenn provides opinions on patent and trademark availability and infringement.
founding Gold & Rizvi, P.A., Glenn worked in-house at Motorola, Inc., concentrating
primarily on patent prosecution matters and in private practice with the patent prosecution
group at Quarles & Brady, LLP. With more than 450 lawyers practicing from offices
in Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Arizona, Quarles & Brady is among the 60
largest law firms in the United States.
E. Gold is a Registered Patent Lawyer in Florida concentrating exclusively in patent, trademark, copyright
and licensing matters. He primarily focuses on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international
patent and trademark applications. In addition, Glenn provides opinions on patent and trademark availability
founding Gold & Rizvi, P.A., Glenn worked in-house at Motorola, Inc., concentrating primarily
on patent prosecution matters and in private practice with the patent prosecution group at Quarles
& Brady, LLP. With more than 450 lawyers practicing from offices in Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin,
and Arizona, Quarles & Brady is among the 60 largest law firms in the United States.
to becoming a Patent Lawyer, Glenn worked as an Engineer for Motorola Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona (Semiconductor
Products Sector) and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (Land Mobile Products Sector). While an Engineer at Motorola,
Inc., Glenn gained considerable experience with a vast array of product-related technologies including,
for example, printed circuit board processing, integrated circuit (chip) processing/packaging, and liquid
crystal display (LCD) processing.
has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical, electro-mechanical, telecommunications,
software and Internet arts. In addition to working with individuals and small-to-medium sized companies,
Glenn has drafted and/or prosecuted patent applications for a number of large, well-known companies/institutions
such as the University of Florida, Motorola, IBM and Lockheed.
received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Miami, and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree
in Material Science Engineering from the University of Florida.
Glenn is licensed
to practice in both State and Federal Courts in Florida, as well as before the United States Patent &
Trademark Office in Washington, D.C.
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establishing his own practice, John spent several years as a Registered Patent Attorney
at the internationally renowned intellectual property law firm of Fish
& Neave in New York City. With over 200 intellectual property attorneys, Fish &
Neave is recognized as one of the top patent firms in the world and was retained by Thomas
Edison, Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers, and Alexander Graham Bell when they desired protection
for their ideas. In 1992, the firm made history, once again, by procuring a $972 million
dollar judgment against Polaroid for patent infringement. To date, this remains the largest
patent infringement judgment in history. During his tenure, John enjoyed a multifaceted
litigation and prosecution based practice dedicated to providing clients with effective
legal barriers to competition through the application of patent, trademark, and copyright
upon nominations taken exclusively from practicing attorneys, John was selected as
a "2004 Best of the Bar" finalist by the South
Florida Business Journal. He was previously selected as a "2003
Best of the Bar" finalist and was one of only two attorneys recognized for
expertise in the area of patent law.
Rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating possible,
and focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international
patent and trademark applications, patent and trademark validity and infringement
opinions, licensing, transactional support, and all aspects of intellectual property
is an Adjunct Professor at the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Board Law Center where
he teaches courses in intellectual property law. He is the author and narrator of “Patent
Protection: A Practical Guide for Inventors”, part of an educational audio series produced
to explain the nuances of the patenting process. John has written a number of articles on
intellectual property and regularly speaks to authors, inventors, and business groups in
Florida and throughout the nation on issues relating to patent and trademark law. He is
a member of the Licensing Executives Society, the American Intellectual Property Law Association
and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.
received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.), from the University of Miami School of Law, and has
a Bachelor of Science degree, in Civil Engineering, from the Florida Institute of Technology.
During law school, he worked as a Registered Patent Agent at the Miami office of Malloy
& Malloy, P.A., a Florida-based intellectual property law firm. As an engineering student,
he was president of Chi Epsilon, the Civil Engineering Honor Society and an active member
of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.
is licensed to practice in both Florida and New York and is also admitted to practice before
the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. Additionally, he is admitted
to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Florida Supreme
Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. District
Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
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