Attorney at Law
CA, IL, AZ, Patent Bar
"A founder himself, Brad offers practical startup advice & a wealth of IP experience."
- Design Patent
- Non-Provisional Patent
- Patent Infringement
- Patent Search
- Provisional Patent
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
- Other Patent Matter
- Copyright Infringement
- Copyright Registration
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Trademark)
- Trademark Infringement
- Trademark Registration
- Trademark Search
- Other Trademark & Copyright Matter
- Outside General Counsel
"We had a consultation with Brad for one hour. Brad is definitely competent, good communicator, and generally the person you would like to work with."
"Brad and Claire were great to work with."
"Brad and Claire were great to work with. Hope to do business with them again in the future!"
"Brad and his team were very timely and helpful."
"You were great Brad, thanks for making this simple and efficient."
"I recommend Brad. My patent was complex, maybe unnecessarily so, but he handled it. A good experience."
Flashpoint Ventures LLC
Chief Solutions Architect, IP Guru
Jan 2012 - Present
Flashpoint Ventures, LLC is a network of investors, successful entrepreneurs and business growth consultants that accelerate emerging businesses to the next level of their life cycle. Our passion is taking a business to its flashpoint – the point at which the idea ignites into significant action. Our team’s focus is on rapid and sustainable growth. We bring energy to ideas.
My engagements include:
MLY CORPORATION, Executive Vice President - Legal and Intellectual Property. MLY is a technology development lab pursuing the development and commercialization of game-changing consumer technologies. I am responsible for MLY's legal affairs, including building MLY's portfolio of worldwide intellectual property rights and shaping MLY's IP monetization strategy.
TRAKLIGHT LLC. I am on the Board of Advisors for an innovative company seeking to help growing businesses understand and protect their intellectual property.
Intelink Law Group
Aug 2008 - Present
Intelink Law is a boutique law firm focused on helping startups and growth stage ventures. With deep expertise in patents, IP and business matters, we communicate like the fellow entrepreneurs that we are, telling you what you need to know in plain language without the confusing legalese.
Vice President of Technology and Process Innovation, Axiom Managed Discovery
Sep 2010 - Jan 2012
I joined Axiom following Axiom's acquisition of LawyerLink LLC, which I had co-founded in 2005. At Axiom, I was responsible for driving continuous innovation in process and technology solutions for Axiom's Legal Managed Services division.
Co-Founder, Chief Legal Officer and VP of Strategic Solutions
Jul 2005 - Sep 2010
LawyerLink was a pioneer in Managed Legal Services, combining process expertise, technology and legal talent to deliver efficient and high quality legal services to large corporations and the law firms that serve them. With particular expertise in patent litigation discovery and contracts management, we were acquired by Axiom to form the core of Axiom's Managed Services offering.
Dec 2006 - May 2008
Wood Phillips is an Intellectual Property Boutique law firm, highly regarded for its combination of legal expertise and business acumen, with many of its lawyers having significant client-side experience. We apply portfolio theory to the building and monetization of a business's intellectual property assets. As a partner at Wood Phillips, I built up our IP litigation practice with matters in federal courts and the International Trade Commission. I also helped both growth-stage and mature clients build, manage and enforce strong patent and trademark portfolios around the world.
Aug 2002 - Dec 2006
As an associate in Greenberg Traurig's Intellectual Property group, Brad advised clients ranging from one-person startups to multinational Fortune 500 corporations. Brad's practice included a broad range of patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright and commercial contracting matters, including U.S. and international procurement of patents and trademarks, IP licensing, and patent litigation through trial and appeals.
Dick and Harris
Aug 1998 - Aug 2002
Brad began his patent and trademark practice with prominent Chicago intellectual property boutique Dick and Harris, with particular emphasis on patent procurement and IP litigation.
Jun 1995 - Aug 1998
Brad designed digital and RF circuitry in Motorola's Cellular Infrastructure Group. Work included the full spectrum of design from conceptual planning, CAD development, manufacturing, test and certification, culminating with field installation on customer sites in Tokyo, Japan.