Talented and accomplished intellectual property attorney, experienced with post-grant trials and appeals in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. and international patent prosecution, the procurement and protection of all types of intellectual property, and negotiating a full range of IP contracts. Having over 17 years of progressive experience, including 8+ years as a partner at a fast-paced AmLaw100 firm representing Fortune 500 companies, 6 years as an adjunct professor teaching patent prosecution, and 4+ years as in-house intellectual property counsel at a U.S. aerospace defense contractor.
Representing clients in inter partes reviews (IPRs), prosecuting patent applications in a diverse range of electrical, mechanical, and software fields, representing clients in pre-litigation negotiations, supporting client litigation team, prosecuting trademark applications, drafting design patent applications, managing worldwide IP portfolios for clients, advising clients on virtual patent marking, supervising associate attorneys and patent agents, and negotiating and revising/drafting a full range of IP-related contracts, writing articles about PTAB practice.
Represented clients in IPRs, prosecuted utility and design patent applications in a diverse range of electrical, medical device, mechanical, software, and network technical fields for clients including Fortune 500 companies, represented client in appeals to the Federal Circuit, managed global patent and trademark portfolios for clients, managed and supervised associate attorneys, patent agents, and paralegals.
Wrote and prosecuted patent applications for clients, including Fortune 500 companies, having a diverse range of technologies, prosecuted federal and state trademark applications.
Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for commercial and military technology for aerospace defense contractor subsidiary of $13 Billion Textron Inc., supported IP needs for all facets of company's military and commercial business lines.
Focus on image processing, modern optics, and RF antenna design.
Focus on semiconductor devices, modern optics, and photonic devices.
Focus on intellectual property law, including patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks. Earned USPTO registration. Worked as a patent agent while attending law school. Editor of IDEA (IP) Law Review.
Focus on mechanical engineering.
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court - District of Massachusetts
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 47,025)
Mountaineering - climbs in the Andes, California, and New England
Camping with family
Learning Spanish - conversational proficiency
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