Patents, Trademarks, Trade Dress, Trade Secret, Copyrights, Unfair Competition & Contracts relating to Intellectual Property Matters.
1960: District of Columbia
1960: United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit and Federal Circuit United
States District Courts: Middle District of Florida
1956: University of Florida (B.E.E.)
1960: George Washington University (L.L.B)
1956-1960: Patent Examiner (USPTO)
A native of Jacksonville, Mr. Yeager attended local public schools and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School as a member of the January class of 1952. He has had extensive experience in his practice areas of law. He has testified as an expert witness in litigation matters relating to his field of practice. He worked full-time as a U.S. Patent Examiner while attending George Washington University Law School at night, and is a Registered Patent Attorney.
Formerly an associate of George H. Baldwin and then his partner in Baldwin & Yeager, Arthur later became a sole practitioner for many years prior to joining ADDMG as of counsel in 2009, until returning to private practice in 2011.
He has served on various committees of the Florida Bar (honored as a 50-Year FL Bar member in June 2010), the Jacksonville Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Florida Bar and a former member of the American Bar Association.
Mr. Yeager was active at one time as a Certified Teacher in the State of Florida, and has been a substitute physics and sciences teacher. He has given several presentations relating to patents and the patent process at independent inventor symposiums and conferences.
A former President of the Jacksonville Exchange Club, a member club of the National Exchange Club, including 5 years as Florida District Director and as Vice-President. Most recently he served on the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Exchange Club. He was active as a volunteer with the Boy's Club of Jacksonville Board of Directors and with the First Coast Family Center, now known as the Exchange Club Family Center, a Center dedicated to the prevention of child abuse.
Hobbies include bridge, gardening and cheering for his beloved Florida Gators as a Life Member of the University of Florida Alumni Association.
The Florida Bar
District of Columbia Bar
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity