Floyd E. Canfield

Floyd E. Canfield

Patent Agent


Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Hampden-Sydney College (B.S. Biology and Ancient Greek)

  • Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University (expected completion of J.D. degree: 2018).


Mr. Canfield prepares and prosecutes patent applications in a variety of areas.  His focus is in the fields relating to biotechnology and the biological sciences, including genetic technologies and therapeutic compositions, and he has experience handling applications for antimicrobials, medical devices, PCR, vaccines, herbal compositions and extracts, pasteurization, and immunology.  In addition, Mr. Canfield has a particular interest in 35 U.S.C  §101 issues related to biotechnology and in declaration practice.

Prior to entering the patent field, Mr. Canfield worked for over ten years in the area of forensic toxicology.  He has experience in immunoassay, solid phase extraction, and gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy.