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Sep 2020

Ryo Okada

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Okada’s specific areas of expertise are in the advanced materials and chemical-related industries. He assists with drafting and prosecuting foreign and domestic patent applications in a variety of fields, including: polymer chemistry, composite materials and processing, nanotechnology, and materials science. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha Liang, Dr. Okada worked as the Senior R&D Project Manager at Barrday Corporation for...

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Jul 2020

Megan Urrutia

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Megan Urrutia is a registered US Patent Agent and a certified Prosthetist/Orthotist. Ms. Urrutia’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patents in the fields of orthopedics, medical devices, optics technologies, mechanical engineering, consumer electronics, software and advanced photonics systems. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha Liang, Ms. Urrutia worked as a patent agent and patent engineer at Magic Leap. She also...

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21

Jul 2020

Silvia Rusnac

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Silvia Rusnac specializes in prosecuting foreign and domestic patents in computer and software arts. Her specific areas of expertise include: internet technologies, wired and wireless network systems and communications, database technologies, e-commerce applications, data management systems, electrical/electronic technologies, computer graphics, computer network security, mobile applications, network storage, data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), smart homes, artificial intelligence, and machine learning....

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17

Jul 2020

Richard Coates, Ph.D.

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Coates’ IP practice focuses on technologies and tools specific to the oilfield and petrochemical industries.  Thirty years of work experience as well as extensive research and development have provided Dr. Coates with a unique insight and high level of expertise in this field – advantageous for patent preparation and prosecution. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha Liang, Dr. Coates worked...

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26

May 2020

Elisabeth Rather Healey

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Elisabeth Rather Healey is a registered U.S. patent attorney, chemist, and patent holder with over 8 years of  intellectual property law firm experience. Her areas of expertise include strategic counseling in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret issues; portfolio management; preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications; due diligence; assessment of patent infringement and validity; freedom-to-operate analyses; and...

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06

May 2020

Hailong Sun

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Mr. Sun has 20 years of experience in patent prosecution, patent invalidation and litigation, patent infringement analysis, trademark prosecution and litigation. Prior to joining Osha Liang, Mr. Sun gained considerable experience in patent prosecution and Chinese IP litigation while working at another prominent IP firm. His areas of technical expertise include: electronic engineering, semiconductors, computers, information and communication. EXPERIENCE Over...

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20

Dec 2019

Adenike Adebiyi

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Ms. Adebiyi is a registered US Patent Agent with over 20 years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications across a wide range of industries. Specific areas of expertise include: specialty materials (glass and ceramics), consumer electronics, optics, photonics, controlled release dosage forms and implantable devices, seismic acquisition, oil/gas drilling, motion control systems, semiconductor manufacturing and software.  Ms. Adebiyi enjoys...

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08

Sep 2017

Mutsumi Fukuoka

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Mutsumi Fukuoka has over 15 years experience as Benrishi (Japanese patent attorney).  Ms. Fukuoka’s practice includes foreign and domestic patent prosecution for a wide range of technical areas, including machinery, electronics, control engine engineering and more.  She is also authorized to represent in specific infringement litigation cases. Examples of the types of products Ms. Fukuoka has worked with include a...

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20

Jul 2017

Kevin Kuelbs

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Kevin Kuelbs is the lead attorney for the Boulder, Colorado office of Osha Liang. Mr. Kuelbs’ practice covers a variety of technology areas including next-generation telecommunications, enterprise storage systems, automotive control systems, embedded computing, and human-machine interfaces.  Additionally, Mr. Kuelbs’ experience includes drafting and prosecuting foreign and domestic patent applications, presenting oral arguments before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board...

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18

Jan 2016

David Forman

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. David Forman practices patent prosecution and litigation in a wide range of technologies, including biotechnology, immunology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic devices and methods, and medical devices. EXPERIENCE For 16 years Dr. David Forman was a research scientist in U.S. government laboratories and taught at a medical school, The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. After becoming a lawyer he clerked...

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06

Feb 2015

Masayuki Takaoka

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Masayuki Takaoka’s practice includes patent prosecution and IP counseling in telecommunication, electrical, and computer software. EXPERIENCE Mr. Takaoka has extensive experience in patent drafting, patent prosecution, and patent invalidation. Further, Mr. Takaoka has experience in design patent application and trademark application. Prior to joining Osha Liang, Mr. Takaoka worked as a Japanese patent attorney (Benrishi) with Itoh International Patent Office....

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04

Feb 2015

Christophe Besnard

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Christophe Besnard has more than fifteen years of experience in both patent prosecution and litigation. His litigation background is highly valuable for helping companies to obtain patents that will withstand the scrutiny of European Judges. EXPERIENCE Being based in the Paris office, Mr. Besnard advises non-European companies in European proceedings. He also handles international patent portfolios for established French companies,...

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16

Dec 2014

Thomas Scherer

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Tom Scherer’s practice emphasizes trademark and patent prosecution, litigation, and strategy in the fields of aerospace (e.g., vehicular control, inflatable habitats, and habitat/vehicle interconnections), automotive (e.g., vehicular headlamps, vehicular remote sensing/access, and vehicular battery/engine control), electronics (e.g., biometric monitoring, consumer products, and semiconductor testing), oilfield technologies (e.g., threaded tubular connections, offshore platform structure/supply, and safety monitoring systems), optics (e.g., lasers...

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16

Dec 2014

Jonathan Osha

Jonathan P. Osha Rated by Super Lawyers loading … PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED John Osha’s practice includes patent prosecution, IP litigation, and IP counseling in a wide variety of technical disciplines. John leads the electronics, optics, and physics group at Osha Liang. EXPERIENCE John has extensive experience in all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution. His practice places special emphasis on counseling relative to...

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16

Dec 2014

Seema Mehta

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Seema Mehta’s practice includes foreign and domestic trademark prosecution and worldwide patent procurement and enforcement, including appeals practice, post-grant proceedings at the USPTO, validity and infringement opinions, IP counseling, IP litigation, and management of IP portfolios in the field of electronics, mechanics, optics, physics, telecommunications, and software. EXPERIENCE Mrs. Mehta has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent...

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16

Dec 2014

Lisa Margonis

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Lisa Margonis has spent more than 15 years working with her clients to manage their intellectual property portfolios and enforce their IP rights.  Ms. Margonis’ strong technical background, sharp analytical skills, and legal knowledge and experience combine to provide clients with exceptional guidance on and assistance with foreign and domestic patent preparation and prosecution, IP litigation, invalidity and infringement opinions,...

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15

Dec 2014

Aron Griffith

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Aron Griffith’s practice encompasses numerous aspects of intellectual property law including patent preparation and prosecution, validity and infringement opinions, agreements, and IP counseling in the fields of chemical engineering, chemistry, power production, and mechanical engineering, with an emphasis in hydrocarbon processing, oilfield technologies, and polymer processes and catalysts. EXPERIENCE Mr. Griffith’s experience includes patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation in the...

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15

Dec 2014

Francesca Giovannini

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Francesca Giovannini’s practice includes foreign and European patent prosecution and European patent litigation, in the fields of materials science, chemical and mechanical engineering. At Osha Liang, Ms. Giovannini handles prosecution, opposition and litigation work for French and international clients, in particular in the oil field (e.g. wellbore fluids, drilling equipments), in process engineering (e.g. polymerization plants and processes, hydrocarbon separation...

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15

Dec 2014

James Carlson

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED James Carlson’s practice emphasizes trademark prosecution, domestic and foreign patent prosecution in the fields of computer science, electronics, and finance, invalidity and infringement analyses, and client counseling with respect to patent enforcement. EXPERIENCE Mr. Carlson’s legal experience includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of computer software, oil and gas technologies, business methods, sensor networks, semiconductor fabrication, optical networks,...

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15

Dec 2014

Carlyn Burton

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Carlyn Burton uses intellectual property (IP) in creative and strategic ways to help clients achieve their business goals.  With more than 15 years of IP legal experience under her belt, Ms. Burton has represented a wide range of clients – from accomplished Fortune 500 companies to innovative start-ups.  As a scientist, she combines diverse technical knowledge with a strong skill...

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15

Dec 2014

Pascale Brochard

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Pascale Brochard’s practice includes all aspects of patent prosecution, with an emphasis on optics, electrical engineering and general physics. Her practice also includes intellectual property management of SMEs, preparation of infringement and validity opinions, oppositions, freedom to use studies, litigation (patent validity and infringement), and intellectual property training for companies and students. EXPERIENCE Dr. Brochard graduated from an engineering school...

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15

Dec 2014

Louis Bonham

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Louis Bonham has extensive experience in advising architects, designers, builders, and developers in architectural copyright matters and in litigating architectural copyright cases. He has experience in financial, oilfield, semiconductor, telecommunication, and software industries. EXPERIENCE Mr. Bonham is recognized as one of the leading attorneys in the country in the field of architectural copyright law. His practice emphasizes intellectual property litigation...

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