John E. Hillert joined Scheinberg & Associates, P.C. in 2014, after practicing patent law for four years with intellectual property boutiques in Washington, DC and Texas. Mr. Hillert graduated with High Scholastic Honors from the Colorado School of Mines in 2003, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. He graduated cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law in 2009. During law school, Mr. Hillert received the International Aspects of Intellectual Property Book Award and served as the head of the Florida State University Student Government’s primary dispute-resolution panel. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hillert worked as an engineer for ESSROC Italcementi Group, a global manufacturer of cement and building materials.
Mr. Hillert focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patent applications. His experience also includes opinion work, patentability investigations, prior art searches, acquisition due diligence, and patent portfolio management.
Mr. Hillert has worked with a wide range of technologies including electron microscopes and focused ion beam systems; oilfield tools and hydraulic fracturing; polymer compositions, films, and membranes; industrial-scale chemical processes, molding techniques, and reaction vessels; composite manufacturing; saccharide and cellulose compositions for pharmaceuticals and foods; purification and filtration; fuel cells and automotive components; LCD and SSD fabrication; ceramics, abrasives, and nanotechnology, and aviation components.
Mr. Hillert is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is also licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.