Who: Pablo Meles, 49
Lives in Weston and works in Boca Raton
From: The law firm of Guntin Meles & Gust PLC, which he co-founded in 2010
To: Intellectual Property Attorney, Duane Morris LLP
Start date: December 17, 2012
Experience: Meles worked as a patent attorney for Motorola Inc. beginning in 1989 and then joined Akerman Senterfitt from 2000 to 2010 before joining Guntin Meles & Gust in 2010. Meles is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. In addition, Meles extends his outreach to the community: as a board member of the Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation, and with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, where he participated in a fundraiser with their Team Challenge group at the Miami ING Half Marathon.
Education: Florida State University College of Law (J.D., 1988); University of Miami (B.S.E.E., 1986)
Awards/honors: Certified in Intellectual Property in the State of Florida.
Why the career move: Duane Morris offers a much broader and stable platform to provide Intellectual Property services or any other legal services to clients.
Top goal in your new position: To solidify my client base and provide best-in-class service to that client base by leveraging the Duane Morris platform.
What have you learned: Duane Morris is one of the few general practice firms that focuses on, and makes their Intellectual Property practice one of its priorities.
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