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Congratulations to Cerealus Holdings and the University of Maine on receiving its new US Patent

Posted by John M. Burke, Esq. | Dec 09, 2016 | 0 Comments

Caseiro Burke is pleased to announce that Cerealus Holdings and the University of Maine obtained a patent for their Filler Composition and Method of Producing Composite Materials invention, see U.S. Patent No. 9,458,570. The invention provides a filler (and a process to make the filler) that can be used to make paper.

Cerealus Holdings evaluates, develops and licenses sustainable bio-based process and material solutions in a range of industries including the papermaking industry. To learn more about Cerealus, please visit its website at  

The University of Maine is a public research university located in Orono, Maine, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land grant college and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. To learn more about the University of Maine, please visit its website at

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Chris A. Caseiro is a registered United States patent attorney who has extensive knowledge and experience in intellectual property law. With over 25 years of experience, Chris assists and counsels individual inventors and businesses in patent prosecution, licensing and enforcement in a variety of technical fields and works with agents around the world in establishing patent rights in a variety of countries for his clients. In addition to his robust patent practice, Chris works with trademark and service mark owners to determine the registrability, protection, licensing and enforcement of their marks in the United States and abroad and assists clients in protecting trademark rights and defending against assertions of trademark infringement. He also assists authors in registering copyrights in their works, and license and enforce their copyright.

Caseiro Burke is an intellectual property law firm providing legal services to individuals and businesses around the world. We offer clients creative, cost-effective and reliable legal solutions in all intellectual property matters. Our dedication to the practice of intellectual property law provides our clients with the focus of attention necessary to establish, protect and commercialize their innovations. Whether you are a sole inventor looking for patent protection for your invention, a distillery protecting its brand or a manufacturing company asserting or defending a patent infringement claim, Caseiro Burke will work with you to achieve effective results.

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John M. Burke, Esq.

John M. Burke manages the firm’s Maine Cannabis Law practice. Mr. Burke advises and represents the firm’s clients throughout Maine in both the Medical and Adult Use cannabis programs in a wide range of Maine cannabis law matters. In addition to Mr. Burke’s Maine cannabis law practice, Mr. Burke advises and assists the firm’s clients in a variety of industries on various intellectual property matters throughout the United States.


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