Brandon Middleton is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on various intellectual property matters. Middleton prepares and prosecutes patent applications, trademark registration applications and copyright registration applications for clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs and start-up companies to colleges, universities and Fortune 500 companies. While his practice focuses primarily on patent and trademark prosecution, Middleton also assists other WLJ intellectual property attorneys and litigators on intellectual property-related litigation.
When Brandon isn’t helping his clients protect their products, brands or creative works, he’s most likely hitting the sidewalks, trails or parks with his dog Scout. He also serves as the VP of Finance for the Young Professional group affiliate of Make-a-Wish Mid South, an organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions.
Middleton earned his J.D. from the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 2016. While at Bowen, Middleton was a Bowen Scholar, was selected to serve as a Dean’s Fellow and served as Justice of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International. Middleton was also an Associate Editor for the UALR Law Review and published two abstracts in the Arkansas Real Estate Review. Middleton was also awarded the John N. Stern Scholars Fund Scholarship and received a Top Paper awarded for earning the highest grade in multiple courses, including Civil Procedure II, Property II, Decedent’s Estates, and Intellectual Property.
Prior to attending law school, Middleton graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arkansas and worked for a top 10 Fortune 500 company at a crude oil refinery. While at the University of Arkansas, Middleton served on the Board of the University’s chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.