Studebaker Brackett PC announces the addition of a biotechnology/life science and pharmaceutical practice and the expansion of its chemistry/materials science practice.
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Don Studebaker is a co-founder of Studebaker and Brackett PC. He provides effective counseling on diverse intellectual property (IP) issues for both domestic and international companies, including utility and design patents.
Tim Brackett is a co-founder of Studebaker and Brackett PC. He is a sought-after counselor for clients with complex intellectual property (IP) issues, having recognized expertise in patent infringement, validity, enforceability, and design around strategies; creating and implementing corporate intellectual property programs; developing and implementing patent filing strategies; and conducting IP due diligence.
Dr. Sinn’s practice focuses on drafting technically-accurate descriptions of inventions and then obtaining commerically-valuable patent claims that advance client objectives in the fields of chemistry and chemical engineering, biotechnology and life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and materials science; client counseling; and developing worldwide patent strategies.
Dr. Tanigawa’s practice focuses on counseling companies of different sizes, universities and research institutions, and governmental organizations about intellectual property (IP) matters by gaining in-depth technical understanding of their inventions and explaining their options for IP protection; using patents to achieve their commercial objectives; working collaboratively with corporate patent departments, foreign law firms, and technology transfer offices; providing continuity over the entire patent life cycle and adjusting to shifts in client priorities.
Mr. Scherer’s practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical field, as well as extensive experience with design patent applications. He relies on his background as a former USPTO Examiner to successfully negotiate patent claims while conducting frequent interviews at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Buczynski’s practice focuses on intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent prosecution.
Mr. Parker’s practice encompasses a wide range of intellectual property matters, including the procurement of patents, trademarks and other intellectual properties, counseling, legal opinions, licensing and litigation. Mr. Parker has significant interest and experience in the development of IP strategies and procedures, having helped develop IP strategies and procedures for various law firms and corporations, including both large and small law firms and corporations. Mr. Parker entered the patent field following his passion for creativity and enjoys creating in all forms – from art, music and literary works to creating and improving technology and inventions.
Mr. Messina concentrates his practice on counseling clients and prosecuting patent applications in diverse mechanical and electrical fields. He is called upon to manage clients’ intellectual property portfolios; prepare patentability, infringement, and invalidity opinions; draft and prosecute design patent applications; and perform due diligence investigations. He also has substantial experience conducting enforcement procedures including infringement litigation and post-grant review proceedings. Michael also represents practitioners in disciplinary matters before the USPTO Office of Enrollment and Discipline.
Mr. Stein has served as patent counsel for Fortune-100 companies, startup ventures, and individual inventors in the software, computer, and electrical industries.
Ms. Bush’s practices patent law, focusing on computer science and software.
Mr. Guay is senior manager of patent prosecution. His practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Ms. Kamiguri is a Japanese patent attorney (Benrishi). Her practice focuses on U.S. prosecution of design and utility patent applications, as well as advising clients on issues relating to both Japanese and U.S. patent law and practices.
Mr. Holder is a patent agent and Quality Assurance Manager of the firm. His vast experience in business and patent prosecution enhances our work product for the benefit of all clients. Additionally, his hands-on experience working on sophisticated military laser and radar systems while enlisted in the U.S. Air Force strengthens his advocacy on behalf of clients applying for patent protection.
Mr. McQueen s practice focuses on patent procurement in the field of chemistry, where his extensive research experience combined with practical knowledge of related technologies are used advantageously.
Mr. Pilaud represents domestic and foreign corporate clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, counsels their in-house patent departments or outside law firms to overcome rejections, and advises them about U.S. patent practice and Office procedures.
Mr. Kang’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for U.S. and non-U.S. clients in the field of electrical engineering.
Mr. Hertzler’s practice focuses on strategically procuring and enforcing patent rights for his clients, both foreign and domestic, while developing and managing their intellectual property (IP) portfolios in accordance with business strategies and objectives.
Dr. Drye’s practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the fields of electrical engineering, materials science, and chemistry.
Cliff Crawford is a patent attorney prosecuting U.S. patent applications in the fields of electrical engineering and computer science.
Ms. Kwok practices Intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent and trademark prosecution. She has experience in a wide variety of technologies in the computer, electrical and mechanical arts. In addition to her technical expertise, Ms. Kwok’s educational background in international business and her experience in service to global clients give her a keen understanding of the challenges businesses face in protecting their intellectual property in the global economy. She counsels domestic and international clients in complex intellectual property issues and portfolio strategies.
In addition to her patent experience, Ms. Kwok also has expertise in trademark matters, including counseling in trademark matters, selection and clearance of marks, and prosecution of trademark applications.
Ms. Baker focuses her practice on the development and management of patent portfolios throughout the patent prosecution process, from invention conception to issuance, with a strategic eye for comprehensive protection in valuable technology areas.
Mr. Molitors focuses his practice on counseling clients and prosecuting patent applications in the software, electronic, and business method fields. Bob has counseled start-up firms, national, and billion-dollar international companies, with their intellectual property strategy, including licensing, patent portfolio development, and monetization analysis. In addition, he drafts patentability, infringement, and invalidity opinions, performs due diligence investigations, and drafts and prosecutes patent applications. Bob also has substantial experience conducting post-grant review proceedings, for both the patent owner and petitioner. He is also well versed in appellate matters, including multiple oral arguments before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Koike is a Japanese patent attorney (Benrishi). His practice focuses on handling patent prosecution matters in mechanical and electrical fields, as well as advising Japanese clients on issues relating to Japanese and U.S. patent laws and practices.
Brian K. Seidleck focuses his practice on patent procurement and client counseling. Mr. Seidleck has over 20 years’ experience with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a variety of technology areas. Mr. Seidleck’s experience includes being a patent attorney at a large international law firm and a patent boutique.
His practice focused on domestic and foreign client consulting in all phases of patent preparation and prosecution. He has advised clients in developing and maintaining patent portfolios and has performed patent infringement and validity analysis for major international corporations. His practice also includes appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, ex-parte reexaminations, and reissue applications.
Mr. Valentiner is a patent attorney prosecuting U.S. patent applications in the mechanical and electrical fields. His experience as a former USPTO Examiner gives him key insights into successful prosecution while his background in Chinese and International IP Law allow him to strategically assist applicants from countries throughout the world.