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MEET THE TEAM

Team

Adam Bell Ph.D. & J.D.

USPTO registered patent attorney with over 20 years of law-firm and in-house experience. Ph.D. from the University of Oxford, J.D. from University of California College of the Law, San Francisco. Vast experience practicing patent and trademark law and managing strategic IP portfolios for diverse US and international clients. Founder of www.iplegaled.com, the No.1 IP paralegal training course in the US. Passionate about education, the environment and creating a better tomorrow for our children. Active in pro bono work with veterans associations including Bunker Labs.

Matthew Kaser Ph.D.

Passionately enthusiastic about science, and bringing that enthusiasm to the most complex areas of patent law, Matthew holds a doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Wales. His impressive academic experience includes post-doctoral positions at the University of California, the University of Texas, a post-doctoral fellowship in Molecular Endocrinology at the REI Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a faculty position at the UCSF Department of Pediatrics. Matthew worked at Incyte Genomics in Palo Alto, and then as Director of IP at Mendel Biotechnology and is registered to practice before the USPTO. Matthew is an author of many papers and books on immunology. He is an ardent amateur anthropologist with a particular interest in the development of language.

Gregory Scott Smith 

Of Counsel. Highly respected patent attorney with 30 years experience providing patent  expertise for large corporations, including IBM, Samsung, and Atheros Communications (Qualcomm), and for scientists and engineers in technical areas including but not limited to nanotechnology, medical devices, mechanical arts, chemistry, data storage technologies, biotechnology, agricultural technologies, integrated circuit devices, and manufacturing processes. Additional expertise includes over 10 years experience providing strategic guidance to companies and inventors in the areas of patents, trademarks, joint development agreements, and technology licensing. B.S. Genetics, J.D.,  Patent Attorney, Active Member of California State Bar. USPTO Registered Patent Attorney.

Phil Wagner 
Of Counsel. 20 years experience of patent preparation and prosecution. Technical fields include  integrated circuits, electro-optical systems, mechanical devices, and software, data acquisition systems, test and measurement instrumentation, and display systems. Further technical experience with microprocessor, microcontroller, communications, A/D, D/A, I/O, and flat panel display components and systems. B.S. Chemical Engineering; Registered USPTO Patent Agent.

John Kelly EE 

With over 20 years years of experience in complex electrical engineering, chip fabrication, guidance systems and missiles and aerospace, He is an expert in computer related inventions. John provides our clients with expert support for electrical, software and and AI portfolios.

Richard Dybowski Ph.D.

Expert technical advisor in the fields of AI and ML. Richard Dybowski is a world renowned expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning. He has spent over 30-years developing and applying AI and artificial neural networks to real-world problems for chemistry, biotech, agriculture, environmental and other highly complex systems. 

Shari Miller BA 

Our truly superb Trademark Specialist, formerly with and trained at Thomson-Reuters. Shari is highly skilled in US and international trademark administration and is thoroughly familiar with trademark-related commercial procedures and requirements such as Amazon-registration. Shari has a great deal of experience with trademark disputes and dispute resolution. Shari also has experience with all aspects of patent administration. 

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