Craig Slavin focuses his practice on the prosecution of patent applications for mechanical and electromechanical inventions. He has experience in prosecuting patent applications in such diverse fields of technology as textile machines, printers, catheters and other electrophysiological devices, cochlear implants, hearing aids, intraocular lenses, and drug pumps.
His practice also includes opinions and client counseling. Mr. Slavin began his career in patent law as a Patent Examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also worked full time as a patent agent during his final two years of law school.
Mr. Slavin graduated from California Polytechnic State University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1993 at the George Mason University School of Law. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and is admitted to practice in California and Texas. Before attending law school, Mr. Slavin worked in industry as a Sales Engineer for General Electric Co., representing his employer before customers in the fields of power generation, distribution and utilization.