Mr. Roncayolo will focus his practice on domestic and international patent prosecution, including patent drafting, post-filing prosecution, and registration before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). The move furthers Allen Dyer’s continuing expansion of its Latin American Intellectual Property practice as Mr. Roncayolo is one of the few bilingual patent attorneys in South Florida whose first language is Spanish.
He joins Allen Dyer Registered Patent Attorney Stephanie Vazquez who together will continue to grow the practice. Since the inception of its Miami office, Allen Dyer has grown its Latin American Intellectual Property practice group to include technology companies from several Latin American countries including Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela.
“Allen Dyer has been successful in leveraging its considerable intellectual property capabilities to build a vibrant Latin American client base over the past decade – David’s addition greatly expands our capabilities in that market,” said Miami Shareholder Robert H. Thornburg
“Our firm provides the distinct advantage of assisting Miami and Latin America based technology companies by consulting with them in their native language. This allows for more comprehensive patent, trademark and copyright filings – resulting in higher quality intellectual property rights which may be enforced more successfully in Federal Courts nationwide” noted Attorney Stephanie Vazquez.
Mr. Roncayolo joins Allen Dyer after working for several years at an established intellectual property boutique firm in South Florida. A well-recognized member of South Florida’s patent community, he is a member of the Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee and the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida (IPLAF).
A recognized member of Miami’s growing technology scene, Mr. Roncayolo actively participates in both the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce and Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce of the United States. He also enjoys membership in the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI) – Latin America’s premier association of Spanish-focused intellectual property counsel.
Mr. Roncayolo earned his Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. He maintains close connections with Stanford, as well as his alma mater the University of Arizona where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. Mr. Roncayolo received his law degree from Florida International University College of Law.
“With my diverse engineering background and prior industry work experience, I am able to offer clients business-focused counsel regarding all aspects of IP practice – Allen Dyer’s platform provides a win-win for Latin America based technology companies looking to get an advantage in the U.S. tech market,” said Roncayolo.
About Allen Dyer:
For over forty-five years, Allen Dyer has offered comprehensive intellectual property services to leading technology companies and inventors, including patent, trademark, copyright and related infringement counseling. Florida-focused, the firm maintains a statewide presence with offices in Miami, Orlando and Winter Springs, with satellite offices in Jacksonville and Tampa. Allen Dyer has been named by the trade journal Intellectual Property Today as being among the top 100 law firms in the U.S. for obtaining patents and trademark registrations.
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