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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

J.D.: Well, Katie Meite, welcome to our bold inventor stories program thank you for being interviewed here. I wanted to start with a little bit about you and hear about your background if you’d share it with us where did you grow, where are you now?

Katie: Okay, thanks for having me, so I grew up in Philadelphia Pennsylvania my family’s originally from Arby Los and over here a little over a point well right before I was born and I grew up in West Philadelphia then I went to school in Westchester so I graduated a year ago from now. Actually, today is the 15th, I graduated a year ago today basically May 15th

J.D: Oh my gosh cool

Katie: And now I’m actually back in West Philadelphia I chose to move to University City because I like very walkable areas and I’m very familiar with it so that’s where I am now.

About the Author
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at