Patent Portfolio Management
Nick’s practice includes intellectual property portfolio analysis and strategy, U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, and patent validity and infringement evaluations.
Nick’s experience includes:
- Evaluating the infringement, validity and enforceability of patents
- Providing design-around analysis concerning new and current products
- Advising clients on intellectual property issues, with a focus on medical device technologies
- Advising clients on mechanical technologies including industrial devices, building and construction technology, and office products
Nick also has experience drafting provisional and non-provisional patents for semiconductor chips, software, computer systems, oscillators, electronic and wireless communication devices, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and related communications.
Post-Grant Patent Proceedings and Litigation Support
Nick also focuses on inter partes review, post-grant proceedings and litigation support such as analysis-related infringement and invalidity contentions. He drafts inter partes review petitions, expert declarations, and pre-suit infringement opinions and complaints asserting infringement. He has also prepared and responded to motions and discovery requests.