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About Us

We protect innovation and enhance value.

Who We Are

We work alongside clients to create strategies, policies and legal processes suited to the size and stage of the company. We negotiate agreements, prepare patent applications and manage patent portfolios so that you can focus on innovation and growth.

Strategic intellectual property consulting

We collaborate with clients to develop strategies for protecting innovation. Successful strategies take into account the development stage, technology categories, available people and legal options, from patents to strategic contracts. Our team of experts help to design and implement strategy-driven processes to grow and protect our client’s intellectual property portfolios.

What We Do
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Our Values

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Integrity

We value integrity and openness in our client interactions.

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Client Focused

We value learning how our clients work, and adapting our processes to theirs.

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Strategic

Our clients are innovators, and we think they deserve an innovative law firm.

Industry Experience

In our world, quickly coming up to speed on new technology areas is a core competence. And, our collective experience spans a large number of industries, from agriculture to semiconductor manufacturing and technologies from small molecule therapeutics to DNA sequencing instruments.

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic treatment methods
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetics & genomics
  • Genetic therapies
  • Sequencing technologies
  • Biotech assays and kits
  • Protein engineering
  • Diagnostic technologies
  • Diagnostic devices
  • Imaging devices
  • Liquid biopsy
  • Medical devices
  • Medical equipment
  • Medical systems
  • Medical procedures
  • Microfluidics
  • Digital microfluidics
  • Microfluidic assays
  • Building products
  • Construction equipment
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Computer systems
  • Consumer products
  • Electrical devices
  • Electrical systems
  • Mechanical devices
  • Household products
  • Military systems
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical devices
  • Optical systems
  • Semiconductor devices
  • Semiconductor manufacturing processes

Meet Our Team

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Bill Barrett

Patent Attorney
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Laura Kiefer, Ph.D.

Patent Attorney
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Victor Huang

Patent Attorney
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Tom Bachelder

Patent Analyst
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Cindy Timblin, Ph.D.

Patent Analyst
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Brandy Gamblin, Ph.D.

Patent Analyst
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Mark Bloom

Patent Agent
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Sushila Ao

IP Manager