Washington, DC, August 15, 2007 — Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P., a highly specialized intellectual property law firm based in Washington, D.C., announced today that Lance G. Johnson, a partner of the firm, has joined the board of directors of SCOTTEVEST (SeV), a leading provider of technology enabled apparel.
SeV’s patented Technology Enabled Clothing-TEC® system provides a Gear Management Solution™ for today’s mobile lifestyle. SeV’s products allow the wearers of its apparel to both carry and use electronic devices, as well as manage other items such as keys, water bottles and eye glasses.
"Over the past decade, mobile devices such as cell phones and portable music players have become an integral part of our daily lives – including our fitness routines," said Lance G. Johnson. “I am pleased to be a part of the SCOTTEVEST vision of integration technology with lifestyle apparel and look forward to contributing to the company's success."
“We are delighted to welcome Lance to our team. His knowledge, expertise and counsel will be essential as we continue to grow,” said Scott Jordan, CEO and founder of SCOTTEVEST.
Johnson specializes in patent and trademark matters. He has extensive experience in litigation, domain name dispute (UDRP) and resolution proceedings, and conducting specialty proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). His experience at the USPTO includes inter partes and ex parte reexaminations, reissues, trademark oppositions, appeals and interferences. This expertise has proven invaluable, as Johnson was the first attorney to file and successfully win a reexamination request for patent owners and third parties.
About Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P. specializes in protecting and defending clients' intellectual property assets, copyrights and trademarks. Known for innovative solutions, the firm uses groundbreaking and traditional strategies to provide a full range of services including litigation, licensing, trade secret matters and unfair competition to companies worldwide. The firm has extensive experience in proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and prevailed in the first-filed inter partes patent reexamination. Clients include Hubbell Incorporated, Pure Fishing, Samsung Electronics, American Farm Bureau Federation and Sirius XM Radio. Roylance Abrams is headquartered in Washington, DC.
About SCOTTEVEST/SeV and Technology Enabled Clothing - TEC®
Founded in 2001, SCOTTEVEST INC./SeV, and its wholly owned division Technology Enabled Clothing-TEC, are the leaders in the apparel industry as it relates to incorporating electronic equipment into clothing. TEC holds patent protection for the design and utility of incorporating third-party electronic devices and their wires into clothing. For more information regarding licensing TEC® technology, please visit and www.scottevest.com and www.technologyenabledclothing.com .
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