Ken Sheets is a patent attorney with experience assisting clients in protecting their intellectual property portfolios and counseling clients on a variety of intellectual property matters. He has extensive experience in patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, opinions relating to patent validity and infringement, IP asset management, and patent infringement actions before a variety of federal district courts and the International Trade Commission. Mr. Sheets has experience with numerous technologies including computer software, digital signal processing, broadband and cellular telecommunications, network management, and manufacturing equipment.
Mr. Sheets graduated with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1993, and is currently pursuing a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. He received his law degree from the University of Tulsa in 1999, and is admitted to practice in Virginia and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Eastern and Western District Courts of Virginia, the Northern District of Florida, and the US Patent & Trademark Office.
Mr. Sheets was previously the global intellectual property manager for CPA Global, a leading international legal services and software corporation. As head patent counsel, he was responsible for all areas of intellectual property management, IP related disputes, litigation, and M&A matters. He also developed and implemented an innovative in-house portfolio management system utilizing a successful outsourced patent practice for new patent application drafting, filing and prosecution.
Peter D. Weinstein’s experience includes licensing and transactional work on behalf of private and public companies. Dr. Weinstein’s experience runs the gamut from complex co-development research and patent licenses, technology transfer and royalty agreements, asset sale or acquisition agreements to supply and manufacturing agreements and material transfer agreements During his time at Baxter Healthcare, Dr. Weinstein led the transactional teams that closed some of the biggest deals for the company. These included negotiating with a South American state owned company for a royalty on sales agreement that included the transfer of manufacturing technology with the right to sell Baxter’s lead biologic therapeutic as well as several significant patent licenses, asset acquisitions and litigation settlement agreement.
Dr. Weinstein also brings extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, including strategy, procurement and enforcement. Dr. Weinstein has several decades of litigation experience, including as lead counsel in patent and civil cases for companies in the pharma, biotech, hi tech and aerospace industries. Dr. Weinstein is also a registered patent attorney who has almost three decades of patent prosecution experience and has worked with companies to refine their patenting strategy to obtain maximum protection of their core assets.
Following his tenure at Baxter, Dr. Weinstein founded his own boutique legal, intellectual property and litigation firm, Entralta that has successfully represented hundreds of clients in all of their legal and IP needs.
Weir King is a Florida-licensed attorney who specializes in patent law. He has 7 years of experience in patent applications and patent infringement suits, having worked on numerous cases throughout his career. Weir obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Arizona State University and later attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he focused on intellectual property law, including patent licensing, trademark law, copyright law, and advanced patent law.
After graduating from law school, Weir passed the Florida bar exam and worked as an Assistant State Attorney in Martin County. In this role, he gained valuable experience as the lead prosecutor in multiple criminal jury trials and successfully closed out more than two hundred of criminal cases.
Since 2023, Weir has been employed at AiPi Solutions, where he primarily conducts research and initiates new patent infringement cases. With his strong legal background and expertise in intellectual property law, Weir contributes to the company’s efforts in protecting patent rights and enforcing patent infringement claims.