Pablo Meles Attorney At Law

Pablo Meles - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 305.416.6880
F 305.416.6887
D 305.913.0354
Miami 333 SE 2nd Avenue Suite 3200 Miami, Florida 33131

Pablo has experience in all facets of intellectual property procurement, analysis, and transactions and focuses his practice on patent and trademark prosecution, IP due diligence, IP opinions, license agreements, and patent litigation support. He has filed and prosecuted complex patent applications involving a wide range of electrical, mechanical, and medical technologies including wireless communications, computer and computer networks, semiconductors, heart monitoring systems, acoustic systems, consumer products, and software-based technologies including business methods among others. He has also supported complex trademark, trade dress, copyright, and design patent infringement lawsuits.

In addition to his electrical engineering background, Pablo is a patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

  • Background

    Born in Cuba and raised on Miami Beach, Pablo went on to graduate "Beach High," attend Brown University, graduate from the University of Miami with a bachelors in electrical engineering, and receive his Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University. Additionally, Pablo is a Florida Board Certified Intellectual Property Attorney and registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Pablo spent several years in-house at Motorola as a Senior Patent Attorney before becoming a Shareholder of Akerman, and also a chief intellectual property officer at a medical technology related startup. He is also an avid marathoner and bicyclist having qualified to Boston and New York City marathons several times. 

  • Education
    • University of Miami, B.S., electrical engineering (1986)
    • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (1988)
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Reg, No. 33739
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • Florida Bar
      • Board Certified in Intellectual Property
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association
      • Young Lawyers Committee Chair, 1994-1995
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Co-Inventor on Patent No. 8,504,574 for "Method and system for freshness indication of location data"
  • Articles and Publications
    • "Using EPO to Chase ‘Alice’ Out of the Rabbit Hole", Daily Business Review, January 7, 2019
    • "GDPR - A New Fundamental Right Protection Personal Identifiable Information and More", Daily Business Review, May 22, 2018
    • "How to Protect Your Inventions Internationally Via the Patent Cooperation Treaty", Daily Business Review, December 29, 2017
  • Civic
    • Matthew Forbes Romer Foundation
      • Board Member
    • University of Miami College of Engineering
      • Former Board Member
    • Legal Services of Greater Miami
    • Chesterfield Smith Society
      • Member
    • Raised funds for various charities through racing events including:
      • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
      • I Care I Cure Foundation
      • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
      • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
      • Camaraderie Foundation
  • Languages
    • Spanish