Michael P.F. Phelps

Mike is a seasoned patent practitioner, with over 20 years of experience with patent prosecution, freedom to operate studies, and general intellectual property strategy. He also has significant experience with patent litigation, and relies on his experiences in the legal battlefield to prepare patents for the rigors of enforcement and validity challenges. Mike regularly visits […]

Christopher Turk

Chris focuses his practice on protecting clients’ intellectual property (IP) through the acquisition, registration, and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, domain names, trade secrets and other nonpatented assets. During more than 20 years of practice, Chris has represented a variety of U.S. and overseas clients ranging from large multi-national companies to small start-ups and individuals. His […]

Jo Bennett

Ms. Bennett is a trusted counselor to business owners and management for a broad range of labor and employment issues. Her counseling practice involves advice on independent contractor/employee determinations, workplace policies, wage-and-hour requirements, compensation and pay equity, employee discipline and discharge issues, leave laws, workplace accommodations, reductions in force, restrictive covenants, and diversity initiatives. She also […]

Ned E. Barlas

Ned Barlas is an attorney with the firm’s Business/Corporate and Intellectual Property (IP) practice groups, where he focuses on structuring and negotiating corporate, commercial and IP-related transactions, strategic IP counseling and global trademark protection. Ned previously spent 15 years as an IP transactional attorney with a prestigious international law firm, representing domestic and foreign companies. […]

Michael P. Dunnam

Michael Dunnam is a registered patent attorney, and his professional focus includes management of intellectual property matters for foreign and domestic clients, including drafting hundreds and prosecuting thousands of patent applications in a wide variety of electronic, software, electrical, and mechanical arts. He has also served clients by conducting numerous infringement and validity studies; participating […]

Christopher A. Rothe

Chris has practiced intellectual property law since 2000, devoting his practice to patent prosecution, IP risk management, trademark/trade dress protection and copyright protection.  In the course of his career, Chris has advised fortune 500 companies, startup companies, and universities on issues involving IP strategic planning, IP licensing, IP portfolio management and risk avoidance.  On the […]

Sekou Campbell

Sekou Campbell attended Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he interned for a life-tenured, federal judge in Brooklyn; edited the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, a nationally-recognized intellectual property journal; and served as an officer for two student-led organizations (Public Interest Law Student Association and the Black Law Students Association). He […]

Stephen J. Weed

Mr. Weed has practiced law in the intellectual property (IP) field since 1998.  During his tenure as an IP attorney, he has gained extensive experience in providing a wide range of IP related services to major corporations as well as start-up, small, and mid-sized companies.  Prior to entering the IP field, Mr. Weed was an […]

Harvey R. Linder

Harve Linder concentrates his practice in all areas of employment law and human resources, as well as general corporate and commercial law.  He began his legal career as a labor and arbitration attorney for U.S. Steel (“USS”) in Pittsburgh, PA.  He held a number of increasingly responsible legal and human resources positions for USS, culminating […]