Bruce W. McKee

Bruce W. McKee: Attorney with McKee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C. AV stamp icon
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Bruce has been developing custom intellectual property strategies for his clients since 1962; however, his career in patent and trademark law began in 1956. After earning his degree in engineering from Iowa State University, Bruce attended American University in Washington, D. C. to study law. He also worked as a USPTO patent examiner until graduating in 1959. Bruce then served as an assistant staff judge advocate at the US Air Force Logistics Command, headquarters, Dayton, Ohio, until 1962.

Bruce specializes in patent and trademark matters with a particular focus on international trademark issues for major corporations, medical devices, and mechanical patents.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
5152883667  Phone
515-288-1338  Fax
University Attended:
Iowa State University, B.S.E., 1956
Law School Attended:
American University, J.D., 1959
Year of First Admission:
1962, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Claims Court and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1963, U.S. District Courts of Iowa and U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit; 1963, U.S. District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa; 1959, Iowa; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
American Bar Association American Intellectual Property Law Association International Trademark Association Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association - President, 1977-78 Iowa State Bar Association - Intellectual Property Law Section Council, 2002 Chairman of Intellectual Property Law Section Council, 1998-2000 Chairman of Patent, Trademark, Copyright Law Council, 1991-1993 Chairman of Law and Behavioral Science Committee, 1983-1986 Polk County Bar Association

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Des Moines, Iowa

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