CORAL SPRINGS, Florida—John Rizvi, Esq., founder of The Patent Professor®, an Intellectual Property Law Firm based in Coral Springs, Florida, proudly announces the firm's recent recognition by the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA).
As a distinguished platinum sponsor and active member of the association, The Patent Professor® was honored with a plaque from the SFMA for their membership in 2022, in tribute to their substantial contributions to the manufacturing community.
Rizvi shared his excitement about this notable accolade. "This award truly represents our firm's commitment to innovation and growth in the manufacturing sector," he stated. "We eagerly anticipate strengthening our collaboration with SFMA President Matt Rocco and Member Experience and Development Manager Lisbeth Pena."
The firm aims to play a significant role in empowering innovation within the sector while emphasizing the importance of intellectual property protection. "By providing our combined expertise, we can help to foster advancements within the manufacturing community," added Rizvi.
The founder of The Patent Professor® concluded with an enthusiastic outlook on their partnership with SFMA. "We’re thrilled about the potential growth and progress this continued collaboration will bring to the manufacturing community in the coming years."
The Patent Professor® continues to play a pivotal role in SFMA, not merely through sponsorship but also by actively participating in key committees. Notably, Attorney Nancy Varghese represents the firm on the SFMA's Women in Manufacturing Committee, further exemplifying the firm's commitment to equality and empowerment within the industry.
In a continuous effort to nurture strong partnerships and stimulate innovation, The Patent Professor® recently interviewed Mike Heissenberg, CEO and President of Expert Shutter Services. Heissenberg is a manufacturer and holder of over 30 patents, both domestically and internationally.
This engaging conversation underscored the importance of intellectual property in propelling the manufacturing industry forward and reinforced The Patent Professor®'s dedication to assisting innovators in safeguarding their unique ideas. Watch the enlightening interview below.
In an effort to bolster these partnerships and foster direct engagement with the innovation community, The Patent Professor® recently hosted a networking event on July 27th at Stormhouse Brewing in North Palm Beach. This gathering served as a representation of the firm's commitment to fostering strong relationships with inventors and industry leaders.
About South Florida Manufacturers Association
The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has held the distinction of being the #1 resource for manufacturers in South Florida since 1961 – saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking and resources. SFMA prides itself on being member-driven – creating new products and services as members’ needs change.
Founded by a group of realtors who understood the importance of manufacturing to a strong economy, the SFMA has served manufacturers and related industries for over 60 years. As a non-profit trade association, the mission of the SFMA has remained constant though out its history: To Serve Manufacturers.
About The Patent Professor®
John Rizvi, Esq., Founder of The Patent Professor®, is board-certified by the Florida Bar as a Specialist in Intellectual Property Law. The Patent Professor® has been recognized by Inc. Magazine and listed in the Inc. 5000 as among the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The Patent Professor® team consists of board-certified patent attorneys, former U.S.P.T.O. patent examiners, registered patent agents, engineers, designers, and illustrators specializing exclusively in protecting new ideas and brand identities.
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