David A. Kiewit
Registered Patent Agent

Aids individual and corporate inventors in all stages of securing patent protection

Services, quoted on a fixed-fee basis,  include:

  • Patentability searches, studies and opinions
  • Preparation and filing of U.S. and International applications
  • Prosecution of applications throughout the examination process
    • Success rate exceeds 90%.
    • Winning experience in appellate, interference and re-examination proceedings
  • Corporate patent strategy consultation
  • International patent portfolio management
  • Consultation in designing around competitors' patents.

Experienced in technologies that include electronic (including device, instrument and software-intensive system areas), optics, and materials science as well as general mechanical areas. Industries and application areas vary from time to time, but have included medical and industrial instruments such as flowmeters, capacitive touch sensors, electric power, vending equipment, computer-based sensing and control systems, personnel identification, broadcasting and telecommunication.


Dr. Kiewit has over 15 years of experience in managing engineering and high technology operations. His management responsibilities have included R&D, design, manufacture, data processing operations, system support, and marketing research.

In over 25 years of experience as an engineer, Dr. Kiewit has authored over a dozen papers in technical journals. He has received 11 U.S. patents (5 for software-intensive innovations) and numerous foreign equivalents..

He received both a Ph.D. in Materials Science and a BA in Physics from Northwestern University

Dr. Kiewit is a Life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and has served as chairman of the local chapter of the IEEE Computer Society. He is also a past-president of the Tampa Bay Inventors' Council. He is a member of the American Physical Society and has, at various times held membership in the Electrochemical Society, the American Metals Society, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, and the Optical Society of America.

David A. Kiewit
Registered Patent Agent
5901 Third St. South
St. Petersburg FL 33705-5305
+1 (727) 656-0669

+1 (760) 841-0989
questions to: [email protected]
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