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Melinda V.
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Melinda Vander Velden

Vander Velden Law Firm, LLC

Johnston, Iowa

About Melinda


Thank you for visiting my profile. I grew up on a small family farm in central Iowa, and have spent most of my career working in the ag industry. Before starting my solo practice, I worked as both an engineer and a patent attorney at Deere, and later as a patent agent and licensing manager at P... Read more


Practice Areas

Business and Corporate
Contracts
Copyright
Intellectual Property
Patent
Trademark


Licenses

Iowa (2010), USPTO (2007)

Industry sectors

Arts and Crafts
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Consumer Electronics
Farming
Information Technology and Services
Machinery


Languages

English

Contact Information

Vander Velden Law Firm, LLC
6165 NW 86th St.
Johnston, Iowa, 50131

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Professional Experience

Vander Velden Law Firm, LLC

Patent Attorney

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Licensing Manager

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Patent Agent

Deere & Company

Attorney

Deere & Company

Patent Engineer

Deere & Company

Systems Engineer

Education

Iowa State University - B.S. Electrical Engineering

Graduated in 2000

Iowa State University - M.S. Electrical Engineering

Graduated in 2002

Drake University Law School - J.D. High Honors

Graduated in 2010
Fee types

Flat Fees
Hourly Fees
Services

Copyright registration

Apply for a US copyright and receive assistance in responding to any office actions


Trademark registration

Apply for a US trademark and receive assistance in responding to any office actions


Patent drafting and prosecution

Apply for a US patent and receive assistance in responding to any office actions.


Contract drafting and review

Determining if an agreement is needed, drafting new agreements or reviewing third party templates, negotiating with t...


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