A seasoned litigator and registered patent attorney, Patrick is a member of the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team. He advises clients when they are accused of infringement or when theft or misuses of intellectual property threaten to erode their enterprise’s hard-earned advantages. Corporations and individuals trust his advice in the prosecution and defense of trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret matters. Patrick represents clients in trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His personal ties to the industry began before law school, when he worked as a chemical engineer for Nalco Chemical Co. and was involved with the chemical treatment of water cooling towers. Patrick’s legal accomplishments include:
Additionally, Patrick counsels companies in the areas of Internet domain name disputes and software litigation. In his business litigation practice, he represents clients in state and federal courts in the areas of breach of contract, false advertising, unfair competition, business disparagement, defamation, right of publicity and fraud.