About Our Team
The MLG team consists of attorneys, legal professionals, and subject matter consultants who work together to best serve our clients in disputes, business transactions, and various intellectual property matters. More than just providing a legal perspective, the MLG team strives to provide clients with both a practical and business perspective. Please read on below for more information about our team members.
Anthony L. Miele, Esq.
Tony Miele has been practicing law for over twenty five years, and for his entire life has been highly influenced by technology, artisanship, and the arts. A former partner with an AmLaw 100 law firm and patent examiner with a degree in electrical engineering, Tony represents a wide range of companies, universities, inventors, and artists. His practice includes business and IP deals, patent and trademark matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office examiners and trial and appeals boards, and disputes. Read more…
Justin Stefanon, Esq.
Justin is a scientist and engineer, patent attorney (pending admission), litigator, and former patent examiner. Before attending law school, Justin was a patent technology specialist working with Tony Miele and Glenn Perry at Pillsbury Winthrop, and later as a patent examiner at the USPTO. Prior to joining Miele Law Group, for several years, Justin focused on cases involving governmental abuse of power, whether it be police misconduct, unlawful retaliation in the employment context, or workplace sexual harassment. Justin is admitted in Maryland, and before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Pablo Meles, Esq.
With about thirty years experience, Pablo’s practice concentrates on patent prosecution and patent litigation support, involving complex patents on software, Internet-based systems, medical devices, electronics, marine communication equipment, fishing equipment, consumer products, HVAC systems, toxic waste disposal systems, business methods and others. Pablo has handled matters before both the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) and the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB). He has also supported complex patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright and trade secret infringement lawsuits. He holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, and he is admitted to practice in Florida, before the USPTO, and at the Federal Circuit.
With more than forty years in industry and consulting, Steve has consulted and provided expert witness testimony in numerous patent and PTAB AIA cases. He is an electrical engineer, with expertise is in areas such as telecommunications, computer and network technologies, media distribution and media handling devices, and mobile devices and networks including both hardware and software.