Vested Ron White 150x150

Partner

614.288.4740
rkoch@vestedlaw.com

Ron brings a unique, diverse, and highly sought after skillset to Vested Law. His engineering and small business background adds depth to his legal capabilities. As an inventor and small business owner, he understands his clients’ perspective. He is a licensed professional engineer (P.E. – electrical), having worked for 14 years in various engineering related roles before starting his law practice. During that time, he worked in the areas of engineering, project management, and technical sales. This skillset allows Ron to provide valuable assistance to startup and established companies.

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Litigation. Ron is an experienced litigator, having litigated cases across the nation in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, as well other civil and criminal matters. He can step in and take the reins to effectively and efficiently guide clients through the legal minefield of litigation. Ron is also experienced in appellate matters, including oral arguments.

Representative Matters

Joao Control and Monitoring Systems of California LLC v. ACTI Corporation Inc et al, United States District Court, Central District of California (patent infringement)

Cameras Onsite, LLC v. Digital Management Solutions, Inc. et al, United States District Court, Southern District of Texas (patent infringement)

Ball v. Global Tel Link et al, United States District Court, Southern District Of Ohio (copyright infringement)

Cignet, L.L.C. et al v. Dojcinovski et al, United States District Court, Eastern District Of Michigan (trade secret misappropriation)

Coast To Coast Health Care Services, Inc. v. Coast To Coast Healthcare, Inc., Common Pleas Court, Franklin County Ohio (federal trademark infringement & unfair competition)

Patent Preparation and Prosecution

Ron has prepared and prosecuted over 100 patent applications in the areas of mechanical, electrical, and chemical, in the United States and European patent offices. He is also a skilled investigator of “prior art” and knows how to search the globe for patents and other publications in order to advise clients about infringement, validity, and freedom to operate matters.

Representative Patents

7918462 System And Method For Facilitating Turbine Labyrinth Packing
8189811 System And Method For Processing Audio Signals
WO/2015/087161A1 Wafer Design UV Reactor
7760699 System And Method For Efficient Transmission Of Electronic Information
WO/2010/093370A1 System And Method For Carbon Monoxide Detection And Warning
US20080175442 Method Of Displaying Graphic Images
US20080147542 System And Method For Efficient Allocation Of Charitable Donations
EP2660205A1 Improved Clamp Ring
EP2662938A1 Electrically isolating lamp assembly
8945027 Heated Compression Therapy System And Method
7774101 System And Method For Managing Buildings
7914289 System And Method For Golf Instruction
D710744 Vase
7360532 Apparatus And Method For Calibrating An Archery Bow
8376678 Extraction Tool
7740430 Support Assembly For Use With Truck Bed
7404648 Concealable Mirror
D595071 Support Legs

Trademarks

Ron has prepared and prosecuted many US federal trademark applications, and can conduct a detailed search to identify potential conflicts.

Technological capabilities

As an engineer, Ron has worked for small and large fortune 500 companies as well as in his own entrepreneurial endeavors in the areas of electronics, power and utilities, construction management, project management, sales, energy engineering, and medical devices. A degreed electrical engineer and licensed professional engineer, he has designed electrical, mechanical, and medical devices. Additionally, he is a patent holder and small business owner.

Exemplary Areas of Technical Expertise

  • Analog and digital electronics
  • Digital signal processing
  • Digital audio
  • Embedded systems
  • Electrical power generation, transmission & distribution, and steam turbines
  • Medical devices
  • Mechanical systems
  • UV radiation

 

Admitted

Ohio state and federal courts, registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, pro hac vice: California, Texas, & Michigan.

Education

Ohio State University (electrical engineering), Capital University Law School.

Public Speaking

Ron lectures across the nation about various intellectual property matters.