Credentials

  • Patent Agent, licensed to practice patent law before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  USPTO Reg. No. 52,986

  • Experienced in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. National, PCT, and U.S. National Stage patent applications, and in the filing of third party ex parte reexaminations

  • Active in the field of intellectual property for over 30 years

  • Licensed Professional Engineer – New York State

  • Inventor on 28 United States patents

  • Additional experience in providing technical support to attorneys in patent litigation

  • 23 years of engineering experience in research, development and manufacturing

  • M.S. Chemical Engineering – University of Rochester

  • B.A. Chemistry – State University of New York at Geneseo

  • Instructor of several patent-related seminars approved by New York State to meet Continuing Education requirements for licensed Professional Engineers 

  • Founder and co-author at TheLimitedMonopoly.com, a website providing “hands on” practical patent information directed to engineers scientists, and technology managers.  Co-author of The Limited Monopoly®, a monthly column on patents and intellectual property in The Rochester Engineer.

  • Lecturer on patents, inventions, and the patenting process to audiences at:

    • The Rochester Engineering Society

    • New York State Society of Professional Engineers

    • High Technology of Rochester

    • SUNY Geneseo

  • Volunteer mentor for student entrepreneurs at Jones Business School, SUNY Geneseo.