Ted is a registered patent attorney and prior leader of the firm's Intellectual Property practice group. He focuses his practice in domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution; copyright prosecution; intellectual property licensing, including technology transfers, joint venture agreements and trade secret licensing; patent and trademark validity and right-to-use studies; and copyright, trademark and patent infringement litigation.

Technical Experience
Automotive (engines and power transmission), turbo-machinery, material handling equipment (including lift trucks and control systems), electro-mechanical systems, manufacturing processes, safety clothing construction, plastic injection molding machinery, surgical instruments, data communication systems, inkjet printing systems and electronic commerce.

  • "Survey of International Software Protection," Cincinnati Bar Association
  • "Protecting Intellectual Property Internationally," Cincinnati Bar Association
  • "Best Practices in Patent Prosecution for 2005," Thompson Hine LLP
  • "Creative Strategies for Building, Maintaining and Protecting Your Trademark Assets," Thompson Hine LLP
  • "How to Avoid Unwittingly Becoming One's Own Lexicographer – Phillips and Its Progeny," Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, 2020 to 2021 (Patent Star)
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2006-2021 in the fields of Patent Law and Trademark Law
  • Recognized in Euromoney’s Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook, 2013 to 2015
  • Who's Who Legal USA, Trademarks,  2008
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine, 2008
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association, Internet Committee, ICANN Engagement Subcommittee
  • Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Dayton Bar Association, chairman of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1993 to 1994

Community Activities

  • South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, immediate past chairman