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Served as an expert witness, providing live testimony to the Court in Meeker R&D Inc. v. Evenflo Company, Inc., in the Portage County Court of Common Pleas, 2014

  • Co-author, “Enhancing Enterprise Valve: Protecting Your Intellectual Property” Business Law Update, October 2016
  • “Supreme Court Send Signal to ‘Patent Trolls’,” Technology First Dayton, Greater Dayton IT Alliance, September 2007
  • Co-author, “Major Changes Possible For The Patent System,” Technology First Dayton, Greater Dayton IT Alliance, March 2006
  • “Problem in Patent Litigation: Mandatory Mediation May Provide Settlements and Solutions,” Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 1996
  • Intellectual Property and Data Rights Under Government Contracts, on-site industry presentation, 2019
  • Dayton Region Manufacturers’ Association Seminar:  International Trade and Intellectual Property, 2018
  • Financial Poise Webinar “IP 101:  What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know,” 2017
  • “On-Sale Bar:  Recent Developments,” on-site industry presentation, 2016
  • “America Invents Act,” Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association CLE accredited seminar, 2014
  • “Preissuance Submissions,” Strafford Publications CLE accredited webinar, 2013
  • “First to File and Patent Basics,” Dayton Development Coalition, 2013
  • “America Invents Act,” Dayton Chapter IEEE, 2013
  • “‘First to File’ Under the America Invents Act,” Edison Materials Technology Center, 2012
  • “‘Tangentialness’ Under Festo: Cross Medical Products, Inc. v. Medtronic,” on-site industry presentation, 2007
  • “Basics of Intellectual Property,” Dayton Entrepreneur Development Network, 2005
  • “Infectious Estoppel – Glaxo Wellcome, Inc. v. Impax,” Best Practices in Patent Prosecution for 2005 (CLE accredited seminar), 2004
  • Expert panel of annual meeting for National Composite Center, 2008
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for Patent Law
  • Member, Patent Law Committee, Intellectual Property Owner’s Association, 2016-present
  • Member, Planning Committee, University of Dayton Computer and Cyberspace Law Seminar, 2006-present
  • Selected to the Ohio Rising Stars list, 2006 and 2007


  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1996,
    with honors
  • The Ohio State University, B.S., 1993,
    cum laude

    Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Tau Beta Pi

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit