Engineering and Scientific Fields

Our IP attorneys are engineers and scientists who understand the science and the law behind your innovations. Our practice is comprised of patent litigators and lawyers who have technical backgrounds in engineering and science. More than 60 percent of our attorneys and more than 40 percent of our patent litigators hold degrees in engineering and science.

Our intellectual property work has involved advising clients in a number of technologies and disciplines, which include:

Automotive

  • Automotive seating
  • Electrical windshield wiper controls
  • Engine controls
  • Exhaust systems
  • Fuel caps
  • Fuel vapor recovery systems
  • Transmissions

Consumer Products

  • Appliances
  • Bicycle components
  • Car seats
  • Drink dispensers
  • Electrical (infrared) personnel locating systems
  • Electronic level measuring equipment
  • Foldable furniture
  • Handcarts
  • Ladders
  • Lawn furniture
  • Microprocessor-controlled cleaning systems
  • Molded plastic products
  • Playpens
  • Strollers

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Analog circuit design
  • Automated cellular antenna control systems
  • Automated outbound phone calling systems
  • Automated underwriting systems
  • Cable TV instrumentation
  • Call routing systems
  • Digital circuit design
  • Electrical locks
  • Internet browsers
  • TV onscreen displays
  • Web development and design

Industrial Processes

  • Conveyor belt cleaners
  • Industrial coatings
  • Packaging
  • Packaging films and machinery
  • Paper plate forming processes
  • Steelmaking processes
  • Stretch-wrapping systems
  • Waste disposal using cement kilns

Life Sciences

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical formulations
  • Genetic transformation formulations
  • Genetically modified crops
  • Interferon formulations
  • Microbiology
  • Pesticides
  • Pharmaceutical compounds, formulations and methods
  • Proteonomics

Material Sciences

  • Ceramic material composites
  • Die cast alloys
  • Fiber-reinforced polymer structures
  • High-temperature ceramics
  • High-temperature metal alloys
  • Polymer structures

Mechanical Engineering

  • Blast panels
  • Bridge deck materials
  • HVAC systems
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Jet engine components
  • Mechanical locks
  • Mechanical power transmission
  • Over-the-road trailers

Medical Devices

  • Artificial joints
  • Blood product incubators
  • Bone substitutes
  • Diagnostic equipment
  • Hospital beds
  • Infant incubator/radiant warmers
  • Pharmaceutical storage devices
  • Stents
  • Surgical instruments
  • Surgical tables