Our Team


Charles N. J. Ruggiero

Charlie's expertise is in a wide range of intellectual property issues including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and licensing...

Terrence J. McAllister

Terry heads up the Trademark Practice Group, practices in all areas of trademark and copyright law.

Ned McMahon

Ned has extensive experience counseling clients on the drafting and prosecuting of patent applications, as well as various opinion matters, including...

J. Robert Dean

Mr. Dean prepares and prosecutes patent applications, renders legal opinions, and provides intellectual property counseling for a range of national and international clients.

Erica Dorsey

Ms. Dorsey has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as preparing non-infringement, invalidity, and patentability opinions for a variety of national and

Jong Lee

Mr. Lee has over 25 years of patent law experience, and his current practice focuses on patent portfolio management, application preparation, prosecution and opinions.

Brian M. McGuire

Brian M. McGuire’s practice focuses on procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including patent prosecution, post-grant patent practice...

Joseph V. Noferi

Joe’s practice is directed to all aspects of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on drafting and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications and preparing

Jeffrey Scepanski

Jeff Scepanski is a member of the firm’s Trademark and Copyright Practice Group, practicing in all areas of trademark and copyright law.

Neil Vaz

Mr. Vaz has experience prosecuting patent applications for a variety of national and international clients. His practice is focused primarily on mechanical, and related technologies.

Steven B. Simonis

Steve has been an intellectual property law attorney since 2001. His practice encompasses patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, litigation, licensing and opinion work.
Of Counsel

Phil Roux

Mr. Roux has extensive experience in the prosecution of patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which have included applications in plastics, pharmaceuticals,