Attorneys and Professionals


Jason R. Bond, J.D.

 Jason has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting patents across many fields, with specialization in the life science and medical device...
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Mary Ann D. Brow, J.D.

Mary Ann Brow has a broad range of experience, both in research and in intellectual property practice, having worked in...
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David A. Casimir, J.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Casimir counsels clients in all areas of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. A major focus...
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Robert A. Goetz, J.D., M.S.

Mr. Goetz focuses his practice primarily on prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications, providing patent opinions and counseling clients on...
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J. Mitchell Jones, J.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Jones counsels clients on patent, trademark and trade secret issues. Dr. Jones has extensive experience in obtaining, litigating and...
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Tyler James Sisk, J.D., Ph.D.

With over 15 years of experience in the patent profession, Dr. Sisk specializes in numerous areas of life science subject...
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Thomas A. Isenbarger, J.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Isenbarger focuses his practice on drafting and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications and developing intellectual property portfolios. He...
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David W. Staple, J.D., Ph.D.

David Staple focuses his patent practice on U.S. and international patent prosecution, post-issuance proceedings and litigation, as well as counseling...
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Lisa L. Mueller, J.D., B.S.

For over twenty-five years, Lisa has provided strategic counsel on complex patent issues to clients in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology...
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Jeff W. Childers, J.D., Ph.D.

Jeff Childers has more than fifteen years of experience preparing and prosecuting U.S and foreign patent applications in pharmaceuticals, specialty...
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Kirk J. Hogan, J.D., M.D.

Dr. Hogan has extensive experience in the areas of Biotechnology, Chemical, Medical Device, and Biomedical Patents. Professional Experience Of Counsel,...
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Anne M. Reynolds, J.D., Ph.D.

Anne Reynolds has ten years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and abroad, and focuses her...
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Peter J. Schlueter, J.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Schlueter draws on his 10-year career as a biology research scientist to counsel clients on a wide range of...
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Brian F. Bradley, J.D.

Brian is experienced in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and abroad and focuses his practice in the...
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Tristan A. Fuierer, J.D., Ph.D.

Tristan Fuierer has more than fifteen years of experience in the chemical, materials science, biotechnology, and the semiconductor manufacturing arts. ...
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Patent Agents

Tanya Arenson, Ph.D.

Dr. Arenson specializes in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and chemical patent drafting, U.S. and International patent prosecution,...
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Kelly A. Barton, Ph.D.

Dr. Barton, informed by fifteen years of experience in biochemical research, assists with preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the...
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Rikki A. Hullinger, Ph.D.

Dr. Hullinger has experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and foreign countries, performing invention review and...
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Professional Staff

Mary (Miller) Bergum, M.B.A.

Director of Operations

Aaron L. Bottjen

Information Disclosure Specialist

Kari A. Bottjen

Billing Supervisor

Jenna K. Boyd

Patent Paralegal Assistant

Mallory A. Checkett

Senior Patent Paralegal

Misty D. Clemens

Patent Paralegal Assistant

Debbie A. Corstvet

Associate Patent Paralegal

Lisa M. Day

Senior Paralegal, Docketing & Annuities

Stephanie E. Filandrinos

Paralegal Supervisor

Maureen R. Fugate

Patent Paralegal Assistant

Jeremiah A. Gile

Patent Paralegal Assistant

Brittney R. Statz

Administrative and Billing Assistant