For more than 30 years, Brian has helped clients secure and protect their intellectual property rights. He focuses his practice on patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, and has successfully obtained worldwide protection for clients in a number of highly technical fields. He uses his background in chemical engineering and broad experience in intellectual property to help clients leverage their IP rights and achieve their goals. He is particularly skilled at helping clients, both large and small, identify and understand optimal IP strategies in light of their commercial objectives.
Brian’s technical knowledge helps him understand the complex needs of his diverse clients. He has special experience providing counsel in inorganic and organic chemistry and biochemistry. He advises clients regarding a wide range of technologies including medical devices, welding fluxes and electrodes, welding equipment, hardbanding, filter systems, catalysts, roofing systems, metal coatings, inflatables, industrial spring systems, industrial spring monitoring systems, hydraulic equipment, food chemistry, and aerospace equipment. He also has experience with copyright prosecution and IP licensing, and provides technical expertise in high stakes IP litigation.
(B.S., cum laude, chemical engineering, 1987)