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Adam is a patent attorney who is passionate about the science behind client innovations.

As an undergraduate biochemistry major, Adam’s original plan was to continue on to graduate school and pursue a career in research. However, he was intrigued when he heard of the need for attorneys with science backgrounds to work in patent law, and became interested in investigating the intersection of science, business and law. A career in intellectual property, Adam soon realized, was an opportunity to see the scientific work he loved in action.

Today, Adam works with patent prosecution and other transactional and corporate matters for the firm’s intellectual property clients. Through his work with an entrepreneurship legal clinic during law school, Adam discovered a passion for helping businesses grow through new inventions and technologies, and he is excited to have made patent work his career. He finds great satisfaction in using his legal training to help clients bring new ideas to fruition.




  • Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2019


  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
    • Dean’s List
    • Fred L. Howard Prize for Excellence in the Advancement of Advocacy
    • CALI Award for Contracts, Business Organizations, and Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic
    • Journal of Dispute Resolution, Assistant Managing Editor
  • B.S., University of Missouri
    • Biochemistry


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Conducted trademark availability searches and drafted trademark applications on behalf of numerous clients of all sizes in manufacturing, technology and software sectors.
  • Guided national manufacturing and technology companies as well as solo inventors through provisional patent application process.
  • Assisted in trademark protection proceedings for pro bono client at Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) by drafting response to motion to dismiss.
  • Drafted necessary software licensing agreements and web application terms of use for range of businesses from emerging startups to established corporations.
Seminars | December 4, 2019
Annual Intellectual Property Seminar
Outside the Office

Adam and his wife live in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, where he enjoys running, working out, playing board games and reading. The couple are also passionate travelers and hikers, who name New Zealand—where Adam studied abroad as an undergraduate—as their favorite destination.

When they’re not up for such a long flight, the Wrights love to visit Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

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