Ed Favors is a registered patent agent with the firm’s Intellectual Property and Emerging Technologies practice. He prepares patent applications and handles patent prosecution matters. During his 32 year tenure at the USPTO, he attained Primary Examiner status, issued over 3000 patents, received numerous outstanding and superior performance awards, served as instructor in the in the Patent Academy, visited numerous colleges and universities to recruit patent
examiners and functioned as an EEO counselor/vice chair-person of the EEO
Following retirement from the USPTO, Edward became a consultant to the Office of Enrollment and Discipline where he graded mechanical engineering Patent Bar Examinations (claim drafting) and prepared new examinations for the subsequent year.